A Festive Day in London

Last Saturday me and my best friend decided to visit London and pretend to be tourists. As I haven’t done any vlogs since I was traveling in the summer I missed vlogging so much! So I decided to use this opportunity and film a nice festive vlog for you guys 🙂

We arrived in London just after midday and after we both bought a Gingerbread Latte from Starbucks at Victoria Station we made our way towards Buckingham Palace. We always do this “tourist-walk” as I like to call it: after seeing the palace we went through St James’s Park and found the Big Ben with the London Eye, then we headed towards Trafalgar Square. 

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Of course, as all the tourists do, we had to take some pictures at the most iconic spots! Here’s a little comparison of me in London now and exactly one year ago (because I love recreating old photos!) (also, I really miss my long hair) :

I still do not know how, but we also managed to finally take the picture that I wanted of me for years! Me standing in the little tunnel opposite Big Ben. Everytime I went there it was so crowded that it was just impossible to take a photo of me alone without any other tourists, and we almost gave up now as well after standing there for approximately half an hour waiting for one person (!!!) to take a picture. But as we were about to leave… suddenly the tourists have disappeared for a couple of moments, and we quickly took the photos. We were so lucky! I can’t even believe it. And here’s the iconic photo that will probably remain my profile picture on Facebook for at least a year:

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How amazing is that?

(Can you spot the cheeky seagull? I would’ve been surprised if none of them had decided to ruin my perfect picture. I can still see myself sitting  on Brighton Beach eating my fish and chips without the fish. Since then I am at war with every seagull in the world.)

After this, we continued our sightseeing tour at Baker Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Regent Street, Soho, Leicester Square and Covent Garden.

I love going to London in the festive season, the Christmas lights are amazing and the atmosphere of the city is incredibly exciting. I wouldn’t recommend going on a Saturday evening though, especially not during Black Friday weekend, as it was very VERY crowded. But that was kind of expected, and I think it also just added to the excitement of the day. I think my favourite part was Oxford Street because the huge shops are very exciting for me (you don’t see shops like these in Hungary, that’s for sure!) and that’s also the place where they go all out on the Christmas lights. It was just amazing!

I just had the best day ever at my happy place with one of my favourite people! I hope you will all enjoy the vlog as well as my little additional stories in this blog post. Let me know what you think in the comments! Would you like to go visit London in the festive season or would you rather avoid the crowd? What other cities do you like visiting before Christmas?

Hope you all have a great day and are getting as excited for Christmas as I am!

Xx

P.

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Rose Gold Jewellery Obsession

I know, I know! Everyone’s obsessed with rose gold at the moment: rose gold stationery, rose gold iPhones, rose gold makeup, rose gold EVERYTHING. Well, to be honest I am not an exception. Recently I developed an obsession with everything rose gold, which means that it was just the right time to do a bit of jewellery shopping. I found some really amazing stuff, so I thought I would share them with you in case you are also on a hunt for some rose gold jewellery.

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The first shop I visited was Claire’s. I really wanted to buy a gold watch for a while but I never got around to actually getting one, so I decided to buy it in rose gold instead. I didn’t want a really big and extravagant one, and I managed to find just the perfect size. It also has some sparkle, but not too much. I love it! It was only £18. Although these watches are usually in big sizes, so if  you have a small wrist prepare for some additional cost and effort.

img_7199The next shop I went to was I am. It was actually in France, but you can basically buy the same things in every country. So I was looking for some nice and unique earrings, because they can make any outfit look special. I found these four together, and I fell in love! They were €9,95.

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The last shop I went to was SIX, and I got two things from here. First I wanted some smaller earrings to go with the big ones that I bought in I am, because my ears are pierced twice on both sides. I found 5 pairs together, and they were all really cute. They were €5,95. The other thing I bought here was a necklace, or actually 3 necklaces attached together. I really like them all and I think they look perfect together! They were €8,95.

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Also I decided to include in this post my two favourite things ever! They are actually decoration items and definitely worth every penny I spent on them: my rose gold Big Ben and my rose gold Eiffel Tower. How amazing are they?! The best thing about them is that they are actual souvenirs from London and Paris. I decided to only collect rose gold souvenirs from now on! Although I’m not sure how difficult it will be to find them. I think the Eiffel Tower was €6, and the Big Ben was £9. It was more expensive because it also lights up in colours. It is such a boring typical souvenir, but I still think it’s the coolest thing ever, haha!

I hope you enjoyed this blog post. If you are obsessed with everything rose gold as well, check out my rose gold makeup tutorial that I uploaded to my YouTube channel recently! I am definitely going to be wearing this look a lot to go with my new jewellery.

Have a great day! And life is short, buy the damn earrings.

Xx

P.