Lucerne, Switzerland

How to spend the day in Lucerne, Switzerland On a Budget

I can’t believe I’ve not written at all about my trip to Switzerland earlier this year. I was visiting a friend in Zurich but decided to take the train over to Lucerne for the day. The train cost 52 Swiss Francs which is about £40 for a 45-minute journey, quite expensive but Switzerland is a very expensive country. I had quite a few options of places to visit from Zurich on a day trip such as Bern or The Rhine Falls but decided Lucerne was the place to be. As I said Switzerland isn’t the cheapest of places but a…

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fashion

How to Wear The Smart Casual Dress Code

When a dress code is mentioned, it’s always slightly a panicked situation on whether you’ll be wearing the right thing and following these unwritten rules. Whether it’s smart, casual or even black tie, it can be a little confusing. The most confusing dress code of them all is “smart casual” – What does it even mean?! I thought I’d breakdown what Smart Casual means to me with Chums. First things first, the best thing to do is assess the type of event or party you’ve been invited to before following these rules on how to nail the dress code. As I…

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beauty

My Haircare Routine Whilst Travelling with Percy & Reed

One of the questions I get asked the most is about my hair. To tell you the truth, I don’t have some extensive haircare routine but I do try and keep it under control with a few products from Percy & Reed. You may have noticed that I travel quite a lot, whether it’s a UK Staycation or abroad on a longer holiday, I like having my hair tamed. I’ve recently using the Percy & Reed Wanderlust Travel Set*, it’s perfect as it has everything I need for a trip away. This set came away on my Birthday trip to…

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London, UK

Exploring Covent Garden with Hotels.com

Covent Garden is one of my favourite areas in London so when Hotels.com asked me to spend the day exploring the area for the best places to eat, see and visit, I jumped at the chance. Yes, Covent Garden is seriously touristy but there are some great little spots such as Neal’s Yard tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The street acts and market stalls are the essence of London and there are some amazing places to eat in the area. We usually stay near Covent Garden when we are visiting London as there’s so much to do in…

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beauty

Notino.co.uk Beauty Haul & First Impressions

I absolutely love trying out new make-up and there has been a few recent additions to my make-up bag. I’ve picked up a couple of items from Notino.co.uk to try out over the last month or so and I thought I’d give you my first impressions. Notino.co.uk stocks all sorts from make-up, fragrances, haircare and skincare and there’s some great offers on at the moment with 60% off some items! First up, we’ve got the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Sleeping Cream*, an overnight mask. I’ve been a massive fan of the Origins Madeline Shaw Sleeping Mask and I’ve been hunting down…

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lifestyle

Must-have sofas to transform your living room

When you’re on the hunt for a new sofa, it can be difficult to know where to start. When in doubt, I think it’s best to stick to the classics, so I’ve rounded up four traditional bestselling sofas below, all sure to transform your living room in seconds. The Chesterfield 18th-century aristocrats loved this sofa shape, and it’s not hard to see why. Featuring rolled arms, a buttoned back and usually upholstered in either butter-soft leather or plush velvet, this beautiful British style is a true sofa classic. On my wishlist is the Darcy, a gorgeous plum style by Arlo…

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