Where Were We…

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So, God bless BBC Radio 1! I finally found a place where I can listen to music I love.
So, again, where were we…. I abandoned the blog right before I left for Raluca’s bachelorette weekend in Budapest – as usual I love organising, and I tried to do the best I could for this trip also. I found a super chic hotel right on Andrassy Boulevard, which is the centre of Budapest (thank you booking.com, as usual). The hotel was super cosy, cute, clean, had delicious breakfast and super friendly personnel.
In ‘the name of the old days’  as our dear bride Raluca said, we travelled by train – we had a lot of fun, but we promised to never go by train anywhere again (at least in Romania). I think that says it all. Regarding our stay I only have superlatives – amazing weather, amazing food (we went to my favourite restaurant – thanks girls), amazing people. But, when you travel with friends I think you can travel anywhere ‘cuz it’s going to be great. My highlights are: lunch at Kyoto, right on the banks of the Danube, drinks in a park – close to a lake(next to Heroes Square) at sundown and of into the night – kudos to the cute bartender<3 and of course, the aqua park. I am not usually the one to go and do anything but lounge on a sun bed next to the pool, but thanks to Raluca, we went on most slides, and we had so much fun. It felt like we were 8 again.
And of course we went shopping. And as usual, I fell in love in Mac Cosmetics all over again. Typical me.
Conclusion – cute awesome bartenders are important for a good time and a girl trip is a MUST once a year.
Right now it feels like I already miss the girls.
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Would You? Would I?

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Do you ever think what was going on in your life a year ago? Two?

I did that today, after seeing these pics, from way back when, and now I am stuck with a huge grin on my face.

I did so many things – most of the time, I don’t even realise how many. I am blessed with amazing experiences. Some good, some bad. All so ‘Sex and the City’.

A year ago I was pretty much heartbroken, two years ago I was in Budapest on a crazy shopping spree, 4 years ago I was in Wien. Wien is one of my favourite cities – I always felt I can escape there – worries, school, work, everyday life. It’s like you are in a different time frame. Exiting one metro station you can arrive at an amazingly romantic palace, the next one you might end up surrounded by modern art. Or a restaurant market. Or the city hall where some cool concert takes place. Or walking on Danube’s banks. Or eating Manners (one of my favourite deserts) or Sacher torte.

My favourite – Kunsthistorisches Museum. I always go there.

I still want to go on a carriage ride there;))

Still…nothing compares to Paris.

Anyhow I wonder if I could turn back time, would I do anything different? Could, or even better yet, would I change anything? 🙂 99.99% I think I wouldn’t change a thing.

Auf wiedersehen!

D.

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Treasure Island.

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When I went to Ibiza I expected lots of poorly behaved tourists, with no class, an over crowded place with lots of clubs and no amazing views. What a mistake:) It’s so much more than that.

Today my energy level is close to zero, so my heart is set on this marvellous island that is part of the Islas Baleares – Formentera, a place I wish I could be right now (or better, since this morning). Pristine beaches, amazing views, perfect sand, delicious food and the best Mojitos. Pretty much heaven. The only regret about this place is that I didn’t rent a Vespa to explore the entire island. Next time;))

Now back to daydreaming<3

D.

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The dress is h&m, the belt is Pull and Bear, the bathing suite is Victoria’s Secret and the sandals are Accessorize.

Wanderlust.

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My everyday status is wanderlust. Irrelevant of what I am doing, I always have a strong desire to go and conquer something – ok, travel, but conquer sounds better :D.

So many places to go, so many things to discover.

These pics are from an amazing Lake – Lago Maggiore and the three amazing islands – Isole Borromee – which I visited with friends. It’s a wonderful place to visit for a relaxing weekend – alone, with friends, however. Besides the fabulous buildings, luxurious gardens, there are lovely small restaurants and wine bars where we met some lovely people (that laughed at my lack of wine knowledge).

Of course I am wearing my favourite travelling-visiting-lot’s-of walking outfit. I just can’t get enough of leather pants – in any combination possible.

D.

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I’m wearing: a Bershka blazer and leggings, a Zara t-shirt, h&m flats and jewellery and a no name clutch.

Blue Days.

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What to do when I have no inspiration? When I am bored and not motivated. When for whatever reason I am sad or on a blue state of mind and spirit. Or serious changes take place.

Well, I cruise over holiday or childhood pictures.
Ever since I have went to the most amazing, luxurious, devastatingly ravishing and adorable Florence (or Firenze) the next best thing that I can do is relish on those memories when I have a bad day.
Also, because I am a workaholic and my dear beloved friends are also workaholic, it’s so nice to look back on the amazing time we had in those amazing places.
So Firenze … Firenze is a dream come true for any history lover as I am. You read about it, you watch documentaries about it (my favourite – Monty Don’s Italian Gardens is the only one I have seen that does justice to Firenze’s splendour even if for only one episode), but nothing prepares you for it’s magnificence. And delicious cuisine. And amazing stores. And breath-taking views. And, and, and…..I could never stop because I couldn’t say anything negative about Firenze (they have parties in museums – how awesome is that?!??!).

Because the entire city is worth being visited and discovered, and we didn’t have an infinite amount of time, we chose to thoroughly visit Palazzo Pitti (an entire day and it was so worth it), Uffizi, Galleria dell’Accademia, Ponte Vecchio, Il Duomo, Palazzo Medici and many more but I don’t want to bore anyone. Even so I need two more month there. So if anyone needs a guide, don’t hesitate to contact me:)

P.S.1: A must in Florence: get hand made/painted personalized envelopes and cards. I adore mine.

P.S. 2: Fortunately I don’t have many blue days:)

P.S. 3: “Da Vinci’s Demons” is a  tv show I just started watching. It’s a nice insight into what Florence was, although I prefer “A Murder of a Medici Princess”.

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