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My 5 Favourite Holiday Skincare Products

Jul 16

I love selecting and packing skincare for holidays and sunny work trips. Probably because I love holidays and beauty products! Here’s 5 of my favourites that I’ve used for years. 1. LA ROCHE-POSAY ANTHELIOS ANTI SHINE MATTE FLUID SPF 30 French pharmacy skincare brands are great at sun care and I love the unshiny light formulation […]

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9 things to eat, buy and do| Beijing travel guide

Jan 16

  Beijing is an overwhelming place to visit. It’s massive, hectic, smoggy and filled with world famous historical sites. I’m not a huge fan of sightseeing when travelling, I love just hanging out and attempting to live like a local as much as possible as I think you then get a true mini experience of […]

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5 things to eat, do and buy | Marrakech travel guide

Jan 16

  I love Marrakech. It’s an immediate heady exotic culture clash as soon as you land after your short flight from Europe. It’s easy to navigate once you’ve got your bearings in the souk and the food and shopping are awesome. Here’s my very miniature travel guide to 5 of my favourite things to do. […]

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Travel: 5 things to do in Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Sep 15

A had a very short but sweet visit to Naples and the Amalfi coast earlier this month. Here are my 5 essential things to do: 1. Food, food, food! A visit to this region wouldn’t be complete without a long tick list of food I HAD to eat whilst there, including Pizza, Pizette, Spaghetti Vongole, […]

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Travel: La Rochelle and Île de Ré

Jul 15

We were lucky enough to be booked on a wedding near La Rochelle and Île de Ré so I took a couple of days to take a whistle stop tour of the area. After a quick shout out on Facebook, friend’s recommended a visit to Île de Ré and I’m so glad we did. It’s a tiny […]

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Products we love: Moisturising for lazy people

Jul 15

  Remembering to moisturise my body isn’t one of my strong points. The Sanctuary Long Lasting Moisture 4 Day Moisture Body Oil Spray makes it a little easier. It’s perfect for holidays and I took it with me to India in January after picking it up at the airport on one of Boot’s multi purchase […]

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Sneak Peak of a Beautiful Greek Wedding

Jun 15

Wow wow wow, so what I can say. Kathryn and Jit know how to plan a wedding! Firstly an exquisitely beautiful location….yes that’s you Ekies All Senses Resort near Thessaloniki in Greece. Secondly a bride that knew how to pick the most beautiful dress, hair and makeup, accessories and generally completely smash styling a destination […]

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Travel: My 5 favourite makeup shops in NYC

Apr 15

During a very cold and snowy week in March I went to spend a couple of days with my ex-pat English friend Laura (and meet her new husband) deliver a couple of kgs of  Cadbury’s chocolate and splurge on a large amount of new makeup kit. I’m not sure I can call this post a […]

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Travel: 24 hours in Bordeaux

Jan 15

After a family ski holiday we had one night in Bordeuax before flying home to the UK. Here’s what we did with our 24 hours: 4pm after checking in to Hotel Notre Dame (a basic but clean and well located hotel) we poked around the shops of Chartrons. This is my favourite area of Bordeaux […]

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Travel: Re-visiting East Coast Australia

Nov 14

  Eleven years since my last visit and I did a very whistle stop tour of East coast Australia for a close friend’s wedding and to teach a workshop in Melboune. Here’s a few highlights.  

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