• Isabelle Zanzer on Your Aquarius Horoscope

    5 Reasons Why An Aquarius Makes For The Perfect Partner In Life

    5 Reasons Why An Aquarius Makes For The Perfect Partner In Life

    Capricorns, you’ve had your time for celebrations. Now it’s time to move over so we can appreciate a different species this February. I’m talking to you, Aquarians. Known as the most unconventional member of the Zodiac family, an Aquarius can easily be distinguished from the others. Commonly known as quirky, introverted and perhaps a little revolutionary, […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Dating

    Why Men Should Pay On The First Date, As Told By A Professional Matchmaker

    Why Men Should Pay On The First Date, As Told By A Professional Matchmaker

    Khloé Kardashian may have more money than, well, nearly everybody, but according to her, the man HAS to pay on the first date — no exceptions. This, of course, has stirred up plenty of differing opinions about whether this old school tradition is necessary or just kind of sexist. Dating has changed so much in […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer on Your Capricorn Horoscope

    5 Reasons The Capricorn In Your Life Is Irreplaceable

    5 Reasons The Capricorn In Your Life Is Irreplaceable

    It’s no secret that Capricorns are a special breed. You either love them or pretend you don’t know them. There’s no middle ground when it comes to their direct nature which, to the naked eye, more often than not seems a little scary. So, you can already guess what I’m about to tell you; Capricorns […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Life

    A Luxury Gift Guide For Your Parents That Won’t Actually Break The Bank

    A Luxury Gift Guide For Your Parents That Won’t Actually Break The Bank

    Remember the time you were young, innocent and all you had to do was use your big eyes to escape any mischief you’d caused? Yup, I’m going to give you a second to remember the good old days before I hit you with the hard truth: You’re an adult now. What’s worse, you are no longer […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Life

    My High School Friends ‘Dumping Me’ Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened

    My High School Friends ‘Dumping Me’ Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened

    People change. It’s the inevitable, like characters leaving your favorite TV show. Maybe they get fired for bad behavior or get a better deal acting in a different show. Maybe there’s an unexpected plot twist and that character chooses to leave. Maybe you just cut them off completely because they chose to move abroad. Yet your […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Life

    5 Signs You’ve Finally Turned Into Your Jewish Mother

    5 Signs You’ve Finally Turned Into Your Jewish Mother

    At first, I ignored the signs. They’d pop up occasionally, almost subconsciously, as I urged my sister and roommate to floss her teeth before going to bed and check WebMD if I didn’t mistake my common cold with something far worse, like tuberculosis. (Thanks for scaring me, WebMD.) Then, as I was lighting a candle on a casual […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer on Off The Grid

    4 Essentials That Will Make Traveling Alone So Much Easier

    4 Essentials That Will Make Traveling Alone So Much Easier

    We, as Generation-Y, are known for being restless. As a result, our love for traveling has increasingly become embodied in our everyday life. We're constantly searching for that new challenge, new culture and discovering a world beyond our comfort zones. New research from Australia confirms what many of us have already discovered ourselves: Traveling alone is […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer on Healthy Habits

    5 Ways To Detox During The Holidays Without Sacrificing Dessert

    5 Ways To Detox During The Holidays Without Sacrificing Dessert

    We all come from different cultures and backgrounds, but if there's one thing all of us have in common, it's the tradition of promising to live better the upcoming year. Every single year, we all set out with a number of resolutions. These resolutions range from the common, “I'll go to the gym more” to […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Life

    7 Things Anyone Who Grew Up In A Russian Household Knows To Be True

    7 Things Anyone Who Grew Up In A Russian Household Knows To Be True

    When someone asks me my plans for the New Year, I usually laugh out loud before they do. See, my family has never been like the others in my neighborhood. Our conversations are primarily focused on food, and evenings are spent watching Russian soap operas where no one seems to understand what is happening. Our […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Women

    4 Gifts For Every Woman In Your Life, As Told By A Personal Shopper

    4 Gifts For Every Woman In Your Life, As Told By A Personal Shopper

    Standing in the middle of one of the busiest and glamorous shopping centers in the heart of London, I couldn't feel more frustrated. Christmas decorations are hung in windows on every street corner, yet no  caught my eye. I already had the perfect gift for every man in my life, from my boyfriend to my […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer in Life

    How Attending A Beauty Pageant Allowed Me To Celebrate My Own Heritage

    How Attending A Beauty Pageant Allowed Me To Celebrate My Own Heritage

    Let me be honest with you and start by saying I’m nowhere your typical “girly girl.” So, it came off as more of a shock than a surprise when I accepted my friend’s invitation to watch her sing at the Miss USSR UK beauty pageant taking place in the heart of London. Beauty contests have […]
  • Isabelle Zanzer on Beauty Bag

    The Effortless Look: 4 Secrets To Becoming Beautified The French Way

    The Effortless Look: 4 Secrets To Becoming Beautified The French Way

    Marion Cotillard, Brigitte Bardot and Catherine Deneuve are among countless French faces that have made their presence internationally known. Growing up, I always admired the natural elegance and style of these women. They conquered the world by their beauty, and gained our respect by showing us their talents. French women are commonly known for their sense of […]