Hi! Today I visited Aros Art Museum with my new trousers and gorgeous knit from Bruuns Bazaar. I paired it with some vintage white reeboks (stole them from my mom who had them when she was young) and with my hoop earrings I got for free at the Glebe Markets.
Not only did I feel super elegant and cool today, these pants are like sweats (+100p)!
As I can't link some of the pieces I made sure to find similar ones for you!
Hi! After living out of a suitcase for some months and packing a lot the past half year, I thought I had it down. But then I see how my friend Mona packs her suitcase and well, I guess I learned something from her then. Not only was she way tidier than me during the whole packing process, she also had a list about things to pack!
If that doesn't make your life easier! No thinking about if you've forgotten something, and no standing in front of your bed realizing you've forgotten your pajamas... So I have now taken some of her points, added one another and made my own packing list, which I want to share with you guys. You can just download it from here, then print it out and let it help you through the crazy packing situation.
Of course it is a packing list of my needs, but maybe I could
help inspire and give you an easy start for your own.
To something else I wanted to share with you about packing a suitcase, is to be strategic. And I don't mean by what you bring with you, but how to deal with the space that you have given from your suitcase. First of all you need to know how to pack the maximum of clothes into your suitcase. Hard materials like jeans you can fold in half, soft materials like a cotton t-shirt you should roll.
But what if you know you want to buy some new clothes where you are going? I recommend you to pack space consuming when going there, so that once you've gotten more to get into your suitcase, you can start making space, by packing space optimizing.
I hope these tricks and tips can help you next time packing!
Hi! How gorgeous is this spring screaming outfit of Pernille Teisbæk?! Thats why I thought I'd try to steal this look with some of the items I have already found in shops or the web. Its definitely a fun outfit, that is laid back and cool, thus feminine and a nice color treat in winter. If you're worried about freezing to death, why not try the jacket over jacket layering trend and put on a cream teddy bear or white fur coat?!
Hi! Yesterday morning it was super foggy so me and my mom where like let's go down to the park to take some photos! We packed ourselves with warm clothes and our gear, hurried with scratching the ice off the car and drove down to Jenisch Park. When it's fog you kinda always have to hurry up because it can be all gone in a minute, but we were lucky! It was even foggier at the park, which actually made it difficult as it was hard to see something on the pictures. But I guess that's what we wanted. In the end I am pretty happy with how my photos turned out (the dogs made my day) 🌫 We actually had a lot of fog the entire day!
Hi! As many probably already know, Melbourne is the fashion capital in Australia. When you're walking around you see so many people with the coolest outfits, where you definitely can see that they aren't afraid to stand out or to splurge! I have never seen so much of Balenciaga in my life right on the streets. As my brother would say, a city full of hypebeasts.
As I personally do not have 500$ to spend on a t-shirt and I also like finding unique pieces that will remember me of that place, I checked out Melbournes little boutiques, from vintage shops to local designers. I have never experienced so much help for upcoming designers as here in Australia. It starts with any market where they have their stands, and Melbourne takes it to another level with giving them space in the Central Shopping Centre (211 La Trobe Street). So let's get going where I think you should go when you're shopping in Melbourne!
Hi! It's my last day in Australia, who knows maybe for life?! I hope not for my time being that this will be the last time though. I still want to see more from this beautiful country. But I guess it will take some time until I will set my feet on Australian red soil and dark yellow sand again. Thinking about it, who can say that they have been to what I have been told would be the end of the world? Not many. And the best part of it all, is that I don't feel that I have been missing out on anything at the places I have been. I am actually feeling a bit helpless because I don't know what to do anymore!
So I guess its time to just lay down, soak up the sun and relax. I am meeting a friend I have made here in Australia later today in Newtown where she lives, and I want to go all the way there. Walking is seriously the best way to get to know a place. So I am looking forward to do that after being lazy here in the botanical garden with the view of the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House. I guess life is treating me well 🐶 but I am also looking forward to go home and start my new life!
I am excited for going to Copenhagen to look at my dream university, and taking my best friend with me! I already know that we're going to have so much fun together. And then I am going to live with my grandmother in Aarhus, where I'll go to classes and hopefully get a job, and apply for all those universities. So the next months are going to be pretty life changing... I can't wait to see where I am in nine months!
Gonna go for a walk around these gardens now, hope you're pursuing something today, even if it's only a tan 🙈 cya later, with a post about where to go shopping in Melbourne!
Hi! As you know I have been traveling a lot the past months, and even though I am an experienced traveler with my family, traveling alone is a whole different cenario. The only thing traveling together with my family has teached me, is which steps I had to take and how I had to manage my time. Seems like everything you need to know when stepping into an airport alone. But what if circumstances come up that you do not have any control over or new methods of traveling like the self check in counter or the new face identifying pass control when entering the country. I guess the new technologies are pretty easy to come through, no possible panic attacks, only confusion the first time you're trying it.
Therefor I am going to tell you how I dealt with situations that I didnt have any control over. Maybe this post can be your handbook when you're alone in the airport, not knowing what to do and then panicking. I'll tell you now that flying a plane is just like taking the bus. Definitely like when in Hamburg!
First and easiest scenario I went through was me taking my flight from Heraklion on Crete to Hamburg. I came extra early, more than 2h before the flight would take off. It took 2h hours before I got checked in... I can tell you I was stressed out! It was the longest I've ever waited in the check in line and it was my first flight alone. What went through my head was: am I in the wrong line, will I make it, if I don't make this flight I will miss my flight from Hamburg to Sydney, can I get a refund then or will they say it's my fault I should have come earlier to this airport, why is this taking sooo long?! Finally I ran through the safety check and came on time for boarding. Now, what I should've done instead of sweating and panicking, is to be calm and if I really worried that I could miss my flight, make a staff member notice me and tell them about my situation. In a very dramatic way. That would have made my 2h more enjoyable.
When your baggage gets lost, stay calm, there are people who can help you. This is a horrible feeling that something of yours is lost and you can't do anything to prevent it to happen or to get the problem solved. So this is a necessary step you have to make if you want your luggage back, and it will help your panic situation as you will get information about where the heck your luggage is. If they can't find it (now its legitimate to panik) which is when you have to force them to make an investigation. Normally after receiving information, give them all your information over where you'll be the next week, because it can take longer then what they say it will. They told me for example that it would come with the next plane in a few hours, so that my luggage would arrive the same day. Well, after three days and a huge phone bill from calling the centre several times from my German number (stupid, get yourself a local number), my luggage came.
What has happened before whilst traveling with my family, is that the company we flew with said they'll give us money to buy our necessities, but don't believe them if they say so. Never saw any money. Instead, be prepared! I always have a bag with a pyjamas, two extra outfits, 4 underpants and 4 pairs of socks. Helped me whilst traveling when I felt like a refresh and certainly safed me when my luggage was lost!
Now to the most dramatic thing that could happen to you. Your flight is arriving to late and you're missing your connecting flight. Here's what you'll have to do when you still have some minutes: you run. Even if you think it is easy to make it I have learned that you should run. In Guangzho for example, to transfer you have to get in a line for a some kind of check! Literally the only place I believe that this is the case, but I mean you never know. I'll give you a time frame, if you only have an hour you gotta hurry, if you've got more than that it's pretty much chill.
Missing your connection is very irritating, as you maybe have a limited time to get to your destination, or you payed for a hotel for one night and you can't cancel it anymore. All I have to say to that is shit happens. But please try everything to just stay cool. I met a girl from New Zealand whilst waiting in line, and this is what she said about our situation: "It's faith, you don't know what you're gladly missing out on that flight, maybe there is going to happen something terrible, and you just slipped out of it." And she is totally right about that! So stay calm and carry on, there are always people in this situation close by (e.g. those at the boarding counter) to help you get another flight to your destination. And if it's not on that day, well then you've just gotten some hours in another exciting place on this world!
No worries about where to stay, it's your right to get a hotel for that night for free! Just again be careful with the check out time! I know this might seem silly but when I came to the over night hostel in Frankfurt (where I missed my flight to Singapur and had to wait exactly one day) they didn't mention any check out time for whatever reason, and they won't be that nice to make sure you have a place to be until you have to come back to the airport. So always ask! I was lucky that I have some wonderful friends near Frankfurt where I could spend my time that day. And again, wasn't it maybe faith so that I could say goodbye to my other loved ones, who I hadn't seen in forever?!
And another note, if your plan looks a bit like mine: to stay one night in Sydney and fly the next day to Melbourne, you should definitely tell them to get you to Melbourne if you know that you wouldn't make it to Sydney in time. You'll probably help them with this, as probably many had to be rebooked to Sydney and there is just a limited space on those flights going there, and you might even have the chance to get a flight earlier on that day.
And that it pretty much everything I have experienced for now, if there comes anything new (let's hope not) I'll just update this post! I hope nothing like this will acure to you, but let's be real, if you're gonna travel, this will happen at least once. So just say to yourself shit happens and then just let it go, it should not define your day! Happy travels!!!
Hi! I knew that 2017 would be special, but I never could have imagined how life changing this year would become! Ending high school of course is a predictable change situation, saying goodbye to people you've spend so many years with, but now will probably never meet again unless there would be a reunion.
But how traveling with my best friend and alone has shaped me and how I see myself in this world has totally changed. I feel free in my actions, there is no one grading my every move, the only people I owe explanations are my loved ones.
I am suddenly entirely sure what I want to create, not that going into architecture was ever a big question for me but still, the last years I worried that maybe I had just become comfortable with that decision and it wasn't actually something for me any more.
And that's what I want to achieve next year, I want to work hard to get what I myself truly want and I want to create so that I can learn and flourish. It starts with getting into my dream university. And hey, I also want to work out more 😂.
I usually don't do new years resolutions, but this year I feel like I need a cut from 2017 to really get into 2018. Maybe because this year I don't feel I have unfinished business anywhere. I have become a strong woman who knows what to do in this crazy world. For now I know the rules of the game, in the next year there are probably other rules to play by. But now I know how to read the manual. And I actually think it's fun. So gimme strength 2017, cause I'm diving right into 2018!
I hope you're having an amazing New Years wherever you are in the world and that this year will make or help your dreams come true! I am one of the first to have celebrated the new year here in Sydney and for what I can say 2018 is already pretty awesome 😘