About me

Equipped with the travel-gene

My logo:

The telescope symbolizes foresight and enables me to always look into the distance.

My civil name:

Annemarie Hastert sounds less melodic and interesting than my pseudonym.

My pseudonym:

Amal Blu. Amal is an Arabic name and means hope. Blue is my favorite color and is written in Italian “blu” as a reference to my Italian roots. You can read about the other meanings of blue in my book “The Blue Age of Fiji”.

My slogan:

Curiosity is the compass of my life.

My age:

Pure life experience.

My passions:

Luxury traveling, writing, fashion.

My Blog:

Look & Luxury. You can find there the most famous leading hotels and hotels / restaurants with a truly special spirit. They must all be on your bucket list! As a fashion lover, fashion will also be a topic on my blog.

My dream destination:

Private Islands (Laucala Island, North Island) and vibrant cities (Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Dubai, Cape Town, Milan, Sydney…)

My favorite place to travel:

Without doubt the WORLD! I love the places and the people on every continent.

My favorite airline:

Emirates and please be aware of Fiji Airways. Fly to Paradise for example with Air New Zealand. For more details, do not hesitate to contact me.

“Curiosity is the
compass of my life.”

My Books

My Luxury Travel Blog for the traveling fashionista is like no other travel blog. Look & Luxury not only gives you the finest aspects of travel, it moves into the spotlight luxury hotels that may not be on your radar, but that must be on the bucket list of the discerning traveler!

My Travel Blog

In my books, I would like to take you on a journey around the world. Unfortunately, only “The Blue Age of Fiji” is at the moment available in English. It reports on an exquisite selection of very special jewels from the luxury hotel industry.