TOMBOY TARTS: TRAVEL & LIVING

WHY TREKKING THE RUGGED TRAILS OF NEPAL IS AN EYE-OPENING DISCOVERY

The rugged trails of Nepal is probably the most popular reason for travellers to explore this majestic and awe-inspiring country where legends and dreams are made. Despite its recent earthquake, Nepalese remain hopeful that tourism will bring adventurers and visitors back to a place where eye-opening and life-changing journeys begin. Nirajan Chaulagain, Operations Director and Co-owner of one of Nepal’s top adventure trekking and tour companies, Rugged Trails Nepal sits with us to give female adventurers some insights and advise to make your next trek just that. Making the best use of a lousy situation isn’t something a lot of…

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FIELD NOTES: THE COOLEST NOTEBOOKS ON THE PLANET FOR CLASSIC TOMBOYS

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There’s no doubt about it. We’re flipping out on Field Notes™ which we think is the coolest vintage notebooks on the planet for classic tomboys like us. This Chicago brand is literally re-writing the note book on reviving the glory days of note-taking and adapting it for the modern world. In this interview, Bryan Bedell, a designer and photographer for Field Notes, reveals their ‘origins story’.   For any classic tomboy worth their pants and suspenders, FIELD NOTES™ is the coolest vintage notebooks on the planet for us. It hearkens back to the Amelia Earhart and Katherine ‘African Queen’ Hepburn…

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VINTAGE WOODEN CRATES ARE VERSATILE & ADD WARMTH TO YOUR HOME, INDOORS OR OUTDOORS

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Looking for great DIY storage ideas for your home? Then look into vintage wooden crates which also make great decorative pieces for your tomboy living area, especially if you want your castle exuding a rugged, earthy and eco-friendly vibe. Wooden crates go a long way in terms of their adaptability and what they can be used for around your living space. We spoke to vintage crate maker, Cumberland Crate Company to find out more. College dorms do ’em. Apartments for singles do ’em. Garages do ’em and these days, lots of retail stores do ’em too. That’s right. We’re talking about…

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ANNIE LEIBOVITZ’S NEW EXHIBIT CELEBRATES BADASS WOMEN

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Annie Leibovitz’s new exhibit, WOMEN: New Portraits, unveils women in their diverse and changing roles. We went down to the Singapore exhibit to check out the buzz. If you have ever been lucky enough to have a photo taken of you by Annie Leibovitz, what would the experience be like? Well, the recent WOMEN: New Portraits exhibition might give you a peek into that experience. The famed portrait photographer usually starts off by doing her homework. She would find out more about you and look at other photographs of you. If you haven’t been photographed very much, she would…

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TESLA UNVEILS ITS FIRST AFFORDABLE ELECTRIC CAR

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Tesla builds high-performance electric cars which are as sought after as the latest Mazda convertible or Volkswagen Golf hatchback. Who would have thought that these once staid electric cars can be made fun and cool? Tesla’s first three models have taken the automobile industry by storm. Now the company is one step closer to world domination with its latest release. Meet the new Tesla ’s Model 3, its long-awaited electric car for the masses. The typical Tesla electric car is priced out of range for the average car buyer. Hence, the Model 3 aims to…

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TOMBOY TRAVEL: HOW TO PREPARE FOR A SAFARI ADVENTURE

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Any classic tomboy worth their outdoor soil would know that when you’re going on an adventure in the heart of African savannah or the Eastern tropics, wearing the right clothes is crucial. After all, it is important to blend in when in the wild with your beastly friends. Hang around as we give you important travel tips on how you can breeze your way through your next greatest safari adventure. Just recently we gave you some tips on how tomboys like us could go wild with the timeless safari-styled look no matter where you are. Well, Indiana…

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5 DEFINING LAND ROVER DEFENDER MOMENTS

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Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Yes, classic tomboys, it’s true. The Land Rover Defender has now officially gone the way of the dodo bird. Almost 70 years after the first model appeared in the aftermath of the second world war and Hitler’s badly-shaped moustache, the last Defender rolled off a production line in the West Midlands, Solihull plant just recently. Get your Kleenex out as we go under its hood to uncover 5 of the iconic vehicle’s defining moments… It was 6am and much too early a call time for this tomboy. I was directing a…

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THE HOTTEST 2016 CARS FOR TOMBOYS LIKE US

 2016 may have arrived rather quietly but some of us tomboys are already getting ready to rev our engines with a shiny, new ride. Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle or not, we took the liberty to curate a heart-throbbing set of cars for you chicks to lay your hands on. That’s right babes, get in the backseat if you want to know more about some of the hottest 2016 cars that are blazing the roads today. Buckle up there ladies! It’s Persis – your car junkie here, who’s quite the ‘road trip’ when it comes…

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YOUR ESSENTIAL TOMBOY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: TOMBOY TOY

Growing up tomboys, we know how frustrating it was to receive Barbie dolls and tea sets when we would rather play with Hot Wheels and Super Mario on our Game Boy. Hence for the part four of our essential Tomboy Holiday gift guide, we present our list of our favourite toys that will make the perfect gifts for your mini tomboys. The Disney Princess phenomenon hit the toy stores at the turn of the millennium,  From princess dresses to four foot high pink castles, there is no stopping of the fairy tale fantasy as the…

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TOMBOY QUIZ: ARE YOU TOMBOY OR GIRLY-GIRL?

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As most of our readers living in Asia would know, the haze has kept us indoors the last few months. Bereft of our usual active lifestyle of climbing mountains, running marathons and queuing for ice cream, we had no other choice but to more fully explore the depths of the Internet. Inevitably, we asked the Internet Goddess (known as Google to the uninitiated) to show us the best tomboy quiz in the world. The results left us outraged, angry and ROFL. We were accosted with questions such as “Do you wear makeup?” and “What is…

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