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New York City

Travel

well, it has been just over a month since bella and i returned from our wintery new york vacay. and i realised, i haven’t really said one thing about it. so here it is, my report on the world’s greatest city…

that was certainly my perception before arriving. if you’ve read my previous posts, you may recall me confessing my fear of new york not living up to my carrie bradshaw/woody allen/breakfast at tiffany’s type expectations. and honestly, the holiday was no comparison to these movie depictions. but. it was an absolutely amazing time.

we arrived early in the morning, and were greeted by JFK. not the most stunning of airports, but considerably bigger and more populated than perth! honestly that day was 1 degree celsius and we thought we had hit the antarctic. we were ignorant to the fact we were about the enter what we later knew as, the polar vortex, and 1 degree would be like a summer’s day. our coldest experience was walking to the new york public library in -12 with stupid ice cold winds. we were so cold. like freezing. like so cold we walked past grand central station and didn’t even realise… don’t judge. we were stressed. to add to our cold, i thought it would be a highly intelligent idea to not bring any flat boots with me. so, i wore my wang boots. like my brand new alexander wang boots through the dirty snow. not my best idea, but at least i looked good freezing my everything off.

but lord knows, even in freezing climates, we didn’t let anything stop us from shopping. i enjoyed the touristy things, but honestly, nothing compared to the shopping and great food that we experienced. some would say 3 and a half weeks of shopping and eating was the perfect new york experience. two wog girls unleashed in the city, it was like restaurant heaven! there are honestly a million stories to tell, i actually have no idea how to recount such an experience. but here are a few little pics i took on the one day my slr and i left the house together plus some iphone picos. i’ll slowly share my purchases with you as we move forward and in to slightly warmer weather! don’t worry, there won’t be anything i don’t show!

so, in summary, new york was bloody great. i can tell because i keep dreaming about it…

 

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one of the greatest experiences of my life.

dan x

oui oui. paris

Famiglia,  Life and Love,  Travel

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just a few shots from paris. and despite all the rain it still charmed me. sorry about all the different photo sizes. i really struggled this time haha. anyway hope these make you a little bit jealous, but ultimately happy. i love travelling. something i will pursue for the rest of my life, and paris was just one of those places i wore whatever i wanted and felt pretty great about it. notice my stripes. one day i looked almost like a mockery with how frenchy i was. i loved it hehe. anyway here’s just a little descriptive info:

1. the eiffel tower for about the 4th time

2. the lourve

3. the cool metro sign

4. climbed to stair 669 of the tower

5. popcorn and pomegranate soup at the tower dinner

6. our tickets

7. the hourly twinkle after 9pm

8. my gorgeous sister

9. again in the rain after some vintage shopping

10. amazing chandeliers in the notre dame

11. dad and i after the moulin rouge

12. laudree box

13. macaroons to die for. (we spent an unethical amount of money there)

14. another stripy moment looking out on the boat tour

15. having way too much fun without our 4th sister in the hotel room

(wish you were there pen!)

 

lots of love.

dan x

the real assisi

Famiglia,  Food,  Life and Love,  Travel

it would seem that i actually didn’t do a post on assisi. how ignorant of me. anyways. here are some photos for you. they should make you feel rather glad about living. it was sunny and just beautiful there. probably a little too hot for this white girl, but amazing. it’s a town on a hill. and food was a joke. by that i mean so good it was almost comical. so here’s a view of one of italy’s finest hillside town…

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ciao bambinos x

assisi streets

Life and Love,  Outfits,  Summer,  Travel

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i did a post on some wonderful things we saw in assisi a little while ago. but just thought i’d elaborate on that little outfit. apart from that i was looking through my photos last night and felt a desperation to get back to that gorgeous sunny place. love that photo of the church. it pretty much sums up the mood of the place. so on to the clothing. i wore these shoes almost every day due to walking and generally just liking the shoes. this little plaid skirt i got from a vintage market, and you guessed it, it was long but i took it up. it kind of has this grandma meets school girl thing about it. come to think of it. hopefully i didn’t pull of that look too well. but i think it’s kinda fun. the top is bracewell (this singlet has literally been in the family for years) belt also vintage and the shoes are new kid. ah and for some reason being in italy made me feel okay about my hair being all natural and wavy/frizzy. although i must say. my hair in europe was less frizzy than australia. just another reason i should move there. better hair.

dan xx