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The Alternative Weekend Break; a guide to Cologne, Germany

Since my alternative weekend break guide to Porto went down so well, I figured I would share some more of my fave city breaks. It’s so easy to get drawn into visiting the same destinations over and over again. And places like Paris and Barcelona are iconic for good reason, but there are some great […]

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A Weekend in Cologne; Dinner at Lore & Fitch

On the final evening of our Cologne trip, Lucy & I toasted to a fabulous trip with a cocktail or two. After a busy day exploring the city, we decided to head to the gorgeous looking restaurant right by our hotel with a few other blogger babes, Kariss and Lissa. Get ready to say cheers […]

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A weekend in Cologne; strolling through the city

We spent our second day in Cologne playing total tourists. After moving to Motel One and admiring the view, we headed out in search of something to eat and to do a li’l exploring. Since I was with a group of blogger gals, I wasn’t prepared with the usual 48-page, impossible to complete or enjoy itinerary […]

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Essence Cosmetics Bloggers’ Beauty Secrets Event

To celebrate the success of the Bloggers’ Beauty Secrets collection becoming part of the main line of Essence Cosmetics, some other lovely bloggers and I headed to Cologne for a day full of beauty-inspired surprises…

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A Weekend in Cologne; exploring the food markets

With my passport in one hand and an overstuffed case in the other, I joined the FABulous Lucy from Lucy Loves for an early morning trip to Manchester airport; final destination: Cologne. Arriving at the hotel with a few hours to spare before the Essence Cosmetics event (the reason we were flown out to Germany […]

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Summer in the City Chic

“You’ve packed light Lucinda”… said no one ever. With a ‘hand luggage only’ trip to Cologne on the cards, panic mode set it. Cue an over stuffed case, forced closed by sheer will and that sizeable bottom of mine. After moving recently, I found a few items (read: three wardrobes worth) of clothing that I […]

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The super simple, lazy, last minute gift guide!

Firstly, I have to apologies for my accidental absence! Life has taken over the last few weeks, but the semester is finally over and now Christmas is suddenly just nine days away. How on earth did that happen? I’m blaming it on my lack of advent calendar (mine got lost in the post)! For those […]

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Jo Malone Haul and New Release

As a brand, Jo Malone is not normally somewhere I shop. It’s a little pricey and I am supposed to be a student after all, which doesn’t generally mean spending £40 on a candle is acceptable. But sometimes in life, you need to do just that.

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