1. Featured photo editing appAdrienne, TheRichLifeonaBudget on Instagram, found a brilliant new photo editing app called Waterlogue. It costs $2.99 and is a horrible timesuck, you can’t stop using it once you try it once. Waterlogue turns your photos into watercolor paintings and you can try different styles with a very Instagram-looking editing application. This of course easily turns your Instagram-feed to an art gallery of watercolors, but think how you could also turn your travel photos into art on your walls by printing the Waterlogue-art. Ah, the options these days!
3. Featured Instagrammer to followToday’s featured Instagrammer is Zenina, a lifestyle blogger and a mother of a baby boy. Nina shows that being a mother doesn’t mean that you have to forget about your style and she blogs at Zeninan.com. I absolutely loved seeing that she enjoyed a cup of tea and our first e-magazine issue this week.
4. Featured IGTT post from last weekI’d like to feature Leigh’s post St.Regis Singapore has this week’s hotel eye candy, a cup of tea.
5. Featured Instagram marketing campaignLastly, a somewhat brilliant Instagram marketing campaign that doesn’t have anything to do with traveling, unless you consider that it’s done by 7-Eleven gas station brand, a natural stop on your road trips. 7-Eleven in Sweden figured out an easy way to be the match.com on Instagram right on time for the Valentine’s Day. Get a green coffee cup (available!) or red cup (taken!), post a selfie on Instagram and tag it with #fikagram and bam! people know if you are available or not. “Fika” is a Swedish coffee pause, and asking for someone for “fika” is considered a serious “date”. You can see all of the pictures at Fikagram.se, where you can even sort photos by single/taken or male/female categories. Oh my. If you happen to be in Sweden today, 7-Eleven is also hosting a “singles’ mingle” and the coffee is on Match.com. Only in certain locations, details in Swedish. “Alla hjärtans dag närmar sig med stormsteg. Dagen innan, den 13 februari, bjuder Match.com och 7-Eleven in till en värmande fikadejt med nymalet kaffe och singelmingel. Välkommen torsdagen den 13 februari klockan 17–19.00 till följande butiker; Södra förstadsgatan 78 a i Malmö, i Femmanhuset i Göteborg samt i Stockholm på Rörstrandsgatan 10 och Humlegårdsgatan 11.”
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Waterlogue… I’m not sure if I will ever dare to install that, it looks way too time-consumingly tempting! And yes, coffee and tea (and hot chocolate) have everything to do with travel, says someone who’s right now drinking a lovely hot cup of tea all the way in New Zealand :)
I love the look of that watercolor app! Though I spend enough time trying to perfect my filter combinations as it is. . .
I’m loving the magazine Katja! So great!
And you’re so right about coffee and tea while travelling! And unfortunately a bad cup is just as memorable as a good one sometimes!
Maybe Waterlogue will be my valentine to myself. :)
Leigh Powell Hines
Love this post, Katja. I’m finally back online with power…for the moment. Hope it stays.
I just love instagram! Waterlogue is my new favorite app!
I love the story on Fikagram, what a cool idea for Valentine’s day. And the Waterlogue sounds really interesting too!!