Author: Roxana Oliver

Roxana is an adventurer, a frequent traveler and an occasional writer from Sydney, Australia. She is very passionate about the environment and she loves to blog about her travels. Roxana's life goal is to travel the whole world wit her pets husband and meet a lot of different people on the way. She's married to the most wonderful man and they are proud parents of two very funny dogs, Brando and Astoria, and a mischievous cat Archibald.

If you only had 48 hours in Los Angeles, what would you do? Here’s what I would recommend: DAY 1: Hop on one of those Starlight Tours trolleys (yes I know this may seem tacky, but bear with me), that way you can see The famous: Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Hollywood sign Hollywood strip Hollywood Bowl – outside amphitheatre for concerts See where the stars live Visit Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills The overpriced street made infamous by Julia Roberts in “Pretty Woman” Visit various studio lots where actual TV series and movies are filmed The Famous home of Brenda &…

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A change in your diet is never easy. Often it leads to a complete change in lifestyle. Sometimes we succeed and sometimes we fail at them, but dieting still remains to be something we think about from day to day, whether it be that we’re eating better, or perhaps we feel our diet needs a bit of rehab. Cutting out sugar, perhaps or cake or chocolate, seems hard enough, but it’s another thing when you suddenly have to cut out of whole ingredient and one that appears to be in more foods than it’s not. That’s right, I’m talking about…

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Thanks to authentic Thai culture and interesting mentality, Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, presents the unique centre of south-east Asia and one of the most vibrant cities in the world. It’s the place which opens the world full of contrasts, so one corner hosts contemporary skyscrapers which exude cosmopolitan spirit and another offers real oasis of tradition, colourful markets and explosion of tastes and smells. So, if planning to head for Bangkok, weapon yourself with next “what and why to visit & try” directions and you’ll be ready to enjoy chaotic and diverse Bangkok energy: Green Bangkok Side Expressed In Lumpini Park…

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Trash them or love them, but you can’t deny the fact that the Kardashians have brought about a very serious makeup game that’s still pretty unparalleled: it’s not just that the girls are perfectly contoured, but they also glow.  The secret is – they use the best highlighter there is, and it’s chosen by their skin tones. With the makeup artist around, and all the brands we still can’t get a hold on, no wonder they look luminous! Every self-respected girl/woman who cares about her looks (let’s not get into a whole intelligence-and-inner-beauty-matter rant, please – we are aware) has…

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This post is a contribution from a dear blogger friend, and she is telling you all there is to know about flashpacking. Yes I confess, I am a Flashpacker or a Glamper if you will. What is that you may ask? Here is the definition of a ‘Flashpacker’ according to Nomadsworld.com: “Flashpacking is a neologism used to refer to an affluent backpacker. Whereas backpacking is traditionally associated with budget travel and destinations that are relatively cheap, flashpacking has an association of more disposable income while traveling and has been defined simply as backpacking with a bigger budget.”   In my…

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We love spa retreats and we hope you do too! What’s even better is you don’t have to go far to find some of the best spa resorts where you can be treated like royalty. We have found four spa resorts right here in our own backyard that may be worth spending a few dollars. These spa resorts allow for total mind + body getaway allowing you to really forget any and everything! Sanctuary Camelback Mountain- Arizona Located in Paradise Valley, Arizona, The Sanctuary Camelback is one of the top ranked spa resorts in AZ! Not only are the hotel…

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On the day that Matthew Perry announced that his new play The End of Longing that he wrote, will be coming to London in February 2016 (starring none other than Matthew Perry) I thought it would be interesting to apply some current real world examples to last year’s Highstylife article  Why did People Stop Caring for Theatre to try and work out why I, for one, am not giving up on theatre. There is no doubt that the extra excitement that a famous TV or Hollywood actor can give to a production can create huge demand for tickets. We only…

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The holiday season is upon us and that means many things, including parties, gifts, eggnog and whatnot. It is also a good time to take stock of the year past and prepare for the new resolutions for the upcoming 365 days and more. So here I am making multiple lists, including a list of cult beauty products, which I will share with you. But then my October French Vogue floated into view and I decided to expand that idea and present you my rundown of the Cult Beauty Products of All Time. Because you better believe it. I. Have. Tried.…

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– Hello, my name is Roxana and I am a Hollywood addict. – Hello, Roxana! Ah, Hollywood – The Mecca and Medina of style and kitsch, intrigue and drama, excitement and downfall, ridicule and glam. Are we really to blame for keeping up with lives of the celebrities? Maybe, but we can’t help it! It wasn’t that long time ago that we used to be obsessed with mums of Hollywood and their stylish takes on motherhood. However, what recent years brought is the utter fascination with and fixation on the male gender, i.e. dads of Hollywood, fathers of the little…

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If there is one good thing about the 24Kitchen program, then it is the fact that it took the world cuisine and brought it into the homes of ordinary people. It opened the eyes and the palates of every man to the wonders and the delights of cuisine and the tastes of distant lands. Therefore, while some people love to be adventurous about their travels when it comes to adrenaline sports, there is now a whole class of people that travels in order to experience a real culinary adventure. Here are the most famous destinations where the culinary trips will…

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