12 Questions, 12 Answers with globetrotter, Lily Tjon

Hey guys! Today on #12Questions12Answers we have a beautiful, young, travel and lifestyle blogger.
Lily Tjon, popular on Instagram as Hashtagbylily, started her blog in 2013. She attributes her motivation to her friends.
My friends encouraged me to start a blog and after I finished my Master Informations Science, I was ready for a new and different challenge. What do I have to lose right?!
Fast forward to 2018, Lily has proven beyond doubt that she made the right choice. Aside being nominated by Zalando for ‘Best newcomer blog 2015’, she’s acted in a Netherlands’ TV series called Fashionchick. Also, she’s collaborated with many top brands and stands as a true inspiration to rising bloggers. Lily is heavy on fashion, travel & beauty and there’s so much to learn from her lifestyle too. So let’s get to her interview, shall we?

 

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INfleur: Growing up, what did you want to be?

Lily: For the longest time I really had no idea. I thought I would end up in a corporate company pursuing a career. That’s why I studied Digitial Communication and Information Science. 

INfleur: What are some of your best qualities?

Lily: Flexible, creative, friendly and hardworking. 

INfleur: Which city is your favorite in the world?

Lily: Tokyo!

Photo of Lily on Valentine’s day. Source: www.hashtagbylily.com
INfleur: Who/What influenced your choice of blog?

Lily: My environment and the opportunities that comes to my path. 

INfleur: Who is your celebrity crush?

Lily: I need a new Paul Walker!

Lily Tjon
Photo of Lily’s crush, the late Paul Walker. Source: Instagram
INfleur: Tell us about one favorite childhood memory.

Lily: Family parties at my grandparents’ restaurant. We have a big family, so it was always an exciting time together with lots of food, games, karaoke. 

INfleur: Have you started a family? If not, do you have plans of starting one…how soon ;)?

Lily: No I have not. Probably in the next 2 years 🙂

INfleur: Most memorable experience as a blogger.

Lily: My trip to Indonesia with tourism board and my campaign with Schiphol Airport.

INfleur: Tell us one interesting thing your followers don’t know about you.

Lily: I eat everything with salt (mangos, strawberries, pineapple, oranges). 😀

INfleur: What are some of the challenges you face as a blogger?

Lily: Time management. There are too many things you do when you’re a freelancer. Besides the creative direction of my posts, you are also you own Marketing, PR, Finance, Logistic and Sales Manager. 

INfleur: Stuck on earth alone, name three things you must have with you.

Lily: Laptop to watch Netflix and work (yes that’s how much I love my job), I can’t live without lip balm, maybe a car or something to commute around the world.

INfleur: A word of advice for your followers.

Lily: It’s a cheesy one: “Live life to the fullest” and go follow your passion! 

“Live life to the fullest” and go follow your passion! 

Lily Tjon, 2018
Amanda Lucy

AMANDA IS A 25 YEAR OLD COLLEGE GRADUATE. LOVES MUSIC,DANCE AND IS AN ARDENT USER OF THE INTERNET. YOU CAN FOLLOW HER INSTAGRAM @nana_yaba. SHE STARTED WRITING FOR INFLEUR IN NOVEMBER 2017

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