Ways To Relieve Stress During This Lockdown

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We have been plunged into a second lockdown which has led to our stress and anxiety levels rising which, evidently, is totally normal but not a good feeling at all. In order to help you through this tough time, I've thought of some ways to help you relieve stress and keep calm this Winter - take a look at the list below.

4 Reasons Lockdown Should Be Better For Your Skin But Isn't

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The majority of our country has been dreading a return to lockdown like most people hate the idea of going into work on a Monday morning. If only the Monday blues were the least of the nation's worries right now! However, you're different. Okay, you're not happy about the restriction of freedoms and the inability to socialise with people, yet you're looking forward to clearer skin.

Stunning Tips to Help You Have an Unforgettable Vacation Experience

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Planning and executing the perfect vacation is so important these days, and there are so many things that play a part in helping you achieve this. You need to understand the benefit and appeal of taking a vacation each year, and spending time away from home and from the stresses and worries of normal life. Travel allows you to relax your mind and forget about the fast-paced nature of life for a while. 

Skincare: What You're Doing Wrong

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The right skincare routine can transform the way you look and feel. Whether your skin is naturally dry, oily or a combination of the two, overhauling your skincare regime can banish blemishes and fine lines. If your skin isn’t glowing, take a look at these common skincare mistakes and find out how to put them right...

If You Love Travelling, Why Not Move Abroad?

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Travelling can be deeply enjoyable, but there’s always a truly sad moment... you know, the one when we have to leave and return to our normal lives (sigh). Have you ever wondered if it was possible to make the magic of travelling your everyday experience? Well, maybe it is. In this day and age, it has never been easier to pack up your life and move to a foreign country. In many cases, you’ll find that it’s even more enjoyable than travelling since you’ll be able to discover your chosen land on a much deeper level. In today's post, we’ll take a look at some useful tips that’ll help you to make the move as smooth as possible.

WIN a Stunning, One-Of-A-Kind Sterling Silver Necklace!

Hello my lovelies! I hope you're all having a fantastic day and a wonderful start to the month of June - hopefully (fingers crossed, folks) these next 30 days will deliver us a lot more hope and happiness than the previous. I, for one, have woken up in an incredible mood as, courtesy of the wonderful Jana Reinhardt jewellery, I'm able to bring you an AMAZING giveaway that'll definitely lift your spirits.

3 Holiday Destinations That Are Cheaper Than You Think!

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Have you ever been perusing holiday destinations on the internet, only to find a place you’d love to go that you think you can’t afford? Don't worry, we've all been there. However, I'm here to tell you that, with the right knowledge, you can live it up in the most luxurious of destinations on a budget if you put your mind to it and plan simply. So, which destinations have previously been deemed "unattainable" price wise by the public? And how on EARTH does one manage to go to those places on the cheap?

Up For Review: BeGlow PURA Skinsense Sonic Cleansing Brush

Happy Sunday guys! I hope everyone has had an absolutely wonderful week, even those of you who are still in lockdown - stay strong because, trust me, your actions are saving thousands of lives. I, myself, have been out of lockdown since Monday and, I must admit, it does feel rather good to be able to leave the house without having to write an entire certificate of authorisation (I know, French regulations were TOUGH). In addition, it's also meant that I've been able to return to my University accommodation and have a somewhat emotional reunion with a few of the ride or die skincare bits I was forced to leave behind during my frantic, pre-quarantine packing spree. One of those products, as you may be able to tell, happens to be the PURA Skinsense Sonic Cleansing Brush from BeGlow.

WIN 1 of 2 Shopping Vouchers!

Hello my lovelies! Now, I know I've already posted this week (I will definitely do my best to maintain this little streak I've got going for you guys) however, this is just a short one to let you know about something I've been lucky enough to have the privilege of contributing to recently - ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!

The World's Best Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

Whilst I understand that today's title includes an incredibly bold claim, I completely stand by it and refuse to retract my statement - my brownies are the bomb dot com. Aside from the odd mug cake here and there, I haven't indulged in an awful lot of baking during this quarantine period and, upon waking up this morning, the voices inside my head (I'll blame them for the future weight gain) were practically begging for some gooey, fudgy, irresistible chocolatey goodness. So, logically, I made the decision to whip out my apron and oven gloves (figuratively - I don't suit aprons) and bring you guys a recipe you'll never forget.

Lockdown Beauty Tips: Coping with Stress & Problems

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At this point, all of us can truly acknowledge and understand that staying at home saves lives, starting with our own, but life in self-isolation comes at a high price: your beauty routine is probably all over the place which, quite frankly, is to be expected. Going into lockdown has been a stressful thing and has, thus, put a lot of pressure on the skin and hair follicles. As such, you might be finding that your usual go-to beauty tricks just don’t work anymore. No need to panic though, Marina to the rescue: here are some tips to help you overcome the challenges of lockdown beauty!

5 Fast Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

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Do you tend to feel sluggish after waking up? If you’d like to make the most of the a.m. time and feel like you haven’t found a good way to do so, try one or more of the suggestions below. You might find yourself looking forward to mornings again!

Getting Your Holiday Planned In Simple Steps

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A holiday is always an exciting time, but you should never get so excited that you forget about planning it properly. A lot of people seem to have a go with the wind attitude to holidays these days, but this is not the ideal thing to do. You should have at least some kind of plan in place to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible! After all, you don’t want your holiday to end up as a disaster simply because you didn’t take the necessary precautions to prevent this from happening. So, down below, we are going to look at some of the simple steps you can take to plan your holiday. Keep reading if you want to find out more.

No Plan For Valentine's Day Weekend? Go To York

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If you’ve been looking at a year planner since the beginning of the year, you’ve probably noticed that Valentine’s Day falls on Friday, which means an entire weekend available to celebrate love.

Why You Should Consider a Weekend Break to Ribble Valley

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As far as most holidaymakers are concerned, Ribble Valley doesn’t exist. That’s because it’s not one of those prime destinations to visit for a weekend break and it’s not exactly an area well-known for its outstanding tourist attractions. However, what it does offer is a tranquil and peaceful backdrop to what could be an outstanding weekend adventure to help you unwind, relax and ultimately get away from the city for a while.

Tips to See the Land Down Under

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Australia, the land down under, is on most of our bucket lists. First off, it’s huge, we’ve all seen the images of the long open road, stretching out straight ahead as far as the eye can see. It’s also diverse with many different landscapes, including deserts, forests, beaches, and so much more to see and do. Therefore, no matter what type of traveler you are, there will be something there for you to experience. Here are some tips for visiting Australia.

Underrated Destinations In Popular Hot Spots You Shouldn't Miss

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Bucket lists are full of places that are on the beaten track. Nobody is saying you have to wander into the Outback alone because it’s dangerous, but there’s no reason to stick with the tried and tested all the time. Part of the beauty of travelling is stumbling across towns and cities that you never expected to like yet you love. They will stay in your mind forever, making memories that never fade.

Travelling to Birmingham? Check out this Ultimate Travel Guide

If you want to travel to Birmingham, then you’ll be glad to know that it’s a lively city packed with culture. After all, the city in general is full of things to do and you would be surprised at how affordable your trip can be overall.

Turkish Adventure: Historical Battles And Mediterranean Lifestyle

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Ever since the Ottoman Empire, it's been hotly debated whether Turkey is part of Europe or not. A second debate has also simmered in the background, discussing Turkey’s membership of the Mediterranean. Although it's quite clear that the first answer is a firm ‘no’, there’s an even firmer ‘yes’ to the second question. Of course, Turkey is part of the Mediterranean. The culture, food, ports, resorts and cities located close to Greece have always been hallmarks of the typical Mediterranean lifestyle. There are so many reasons to go on a Turkish adventure and one of them is the historic battles that shaped Europe. Despite not being part of the continent, Turkey has influenced Europe is so many ways. 

Why A Visit To London Is A Must

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If you are a city break addict, the chances are you relish the opportunity to venture to Paris, hot foot it to Venice or head to New York. However, for many people, the height of cosmopolitan city slicking is the dizzy metropolis that is London. The capital of Great Britain is a diverse, exciting and happy city that welcomes visitors with open arms. As a tourist, London is set up to make your visit special. The tube network is incredible and you can visit a whole host of tourist attractions within the city centre. Take a look at these London sights that you simply cannot miss.