Tag: travel

beauty spot: summer holiday essentials

beauty spot: summer holiday essentials

Summer holiday season is upon us so I thought it was a good time to share my summer beauty essentials. Whether you’re splashing in the surf, lazing by the pool or strolling around an exotic village, there are a few things every girl needs to […]

5 must-pack items: beach break

5 must-pack items: beach break

With the gorgeous weather we’re experiencing in Europe right now, I’m pretty sure everyone is either at the beach or wishing they were! To help you get prepared (or enable your day-dreaming), here are my top 5 essential items to pack for a beach break. […]

friday film: eat

friday film: eat

Today we’re continuing the film series that we started last week. Eat is one of the three films in Eat, Learn, Move, the series comissioned by STA Travel Australia. It’s a great look at food from all over the world, including some rather interesting cuisines […]

friday film: move

friday film: move

Today’s Friday film was released back in August and I actually thought I’d already shared it with you. Now I’ve realised my error, it’s time to correct it. Move is one of three short films in the series Eat, Learn, Move. The films were comissioned […]

summer lovin’

summer lovin’

I’m currently travelling around Europe, exploring new towns and lying in awkward poses on beaches (as per my inspiration photo – right) so please excuse my infrequent posts over the next few weeks. I hope you’re enjoying your summer too (or keeping cozy if you’re […]

lusting for: miss swiss

lusting for: miss swiss

When Anthropologie released the Miss Swiss Corset Dress last month, I chose to see it as a personal shout-out. Regular readers will quickly realise this dress isn’t my usual style and will start to wonder if I’ve exchanged my style with an alpine milk maid […]

gift idea #22: the globetrotter

gift idea #22: the globetrotter

You’ve just discovered that your cousin who has been backpacking his way around the world is now going to be home for Christmas. You haven’t bought him anything yet and it’s too late to guarantee online deliveries will make it. So what do you get […]

gift idea #5: frequent flyer

gift idea #5: frequent flyer

Airlines seem to be getting stricter and stricter about the amount of luggage we can take on flights and the fines for going over the allowed limit are insane. If you know a frequent flyer, you can save her the pain of unexpectedly paying for […]

gift idea #2: scratch off map

gift idea #2: scratch off map

Most of my friends, like me, are serious travel bugs. We all seem to have an incurable bout of wanderlust and a desire to see every possible part of the world. So what’s the perfect present for a wandering soul? Today I’ve got an idea. […]

in the news: armani opens first hotel

in the news: armani opens first hotel

Giorgio Armani has this week launched his first hotel, which occupies eight floors of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The 160-room hotel features eight restaurants, a spa and three retail outlets. The designer personally oversaw every detail of the hotel, from […]

eating out: melbourne round-up

eating out: melbourne round-up

I spent a wonderful weekend down in Melbourne enjoying the city’s fabulous food and wine offerings (as my tannin-stained lips attest). Here’s the round-up of my favourite discoveries (excluding my absolute favourite, MoVida – it needs its own post to do it justice so stay […]