Barely Five Feet Travel Diaries: Magnificent Maldives

Maldives summer outfit flappy hat tube dress white sandI never really thought I would fall in love with travelling. When I was a kid, I had a bad case of motion sickness, the kind that didn’t let me ride air-conditioned vehicles even at short distances. This was because the moment all the doors of an air-conditioned vehicle are shut, I start getting nauseous and within seconds, I start throwing up. That never failed. I had thrown up on my parents, my parents’ friends, my relatives, my relatives’ friends, and even on strangers. It was bad. Continue reading

And then I Learned to MAXImize

Location: Kurumba, Vihamanafushi, Maldives

Location: Kurumba, Vihamanafushi, Maldives

Like I said in my previous (and first ever) post These Boots were Made for Walking, being short somehow poses a challenge fashion-wise. There are some pieces you think you just can’t wear. In the past, I never really thought I would be able to wear boots, but now I own several pairs and love wearing them for comfort and style. It turns out that boots vary in shapes and forms, and I only have to choose pairs that will cover just enough part of my legs without making them look shorter (of course, I will never be able to wear those thigh-high boots, but I really do not think they are stylish, anyway) and pair them with bottoms that can accentuate the legs (ones that can make the legs look slimmer or longer). I usually pair my boots with tights, shorts, and skirts or dresses whose length falls just above the knees or shorter. Continue reading