DIY Christmas Wreath 2016

The time has come: Sunday is the 1st Advent! That means we can officially start listening to Christmas songs and eat gingerbread cookies without looking like Christmas freaks. It also means the first Advent candle in the Christmas Wreath will be lit.  If you don’t have a Christmas Wreath yet,…

Im Siebten Himmel in Spittelberg

[:en] Last week I went to the new location of the store Im Siebten Himmel in Spittelberg, in Vienna. I had already checked their website out, but I wasn’t expecting it to be so cool – it was even prettier than I thought it would be. We can really call…

A very special gift

When I was in Portugal in the beginning of the year, I also happened to go out for lunch with my aunt D. in Ericeira for some much needed grilled fish. After lunch, we decided to take a stroll around the village which, being it was the end of January,…

Fall wardrobe essentials

There are clouds outside, the wind is going and the rain is coming down: Fall has finally arrived! And whilst I loved my lake swims during the Summer, I was more than ready to welcome the colder weather. Boots, scarves, coats – Fall fashion makes me happy!  And if you…

[:de]Inspirational Monday: alleine sein[:]

[:en] I don’t have many friends and the majority of those I do have are spread out in Portugal, Vienna and other places. A lot of them I only get to have contact with online. That doesn’t bother me, though, unlike many people think. So I thought about writing an…

Inspirational Monday: Taking chances

It’s the beginning of another week and therefore, time for a new dose of inspiration!This week it’s all about taking chances! Taking chances Taking chances is hard. It’s scary. It takes courage and the will to do it, even if things don’t go well. The biggest chance I took, by…

Inspirational Monday: Yesterday is gone!

Like I told you on snapchat a few weeks ago, I am starting new Inspirational Monday posts! These are still some of my most read posts and I know a lot of you wanted them back. To be honest, I stopped them because I was going through a bad patch…

It’s not about Munich..

Paris, Israel, Turkey, Orlando, Belgium, Munich…they all have one thing in common: they have lost lives, they have experienced the fear of a loveless and vicious attack. I must confess, I am scared. I am scared of what the world is turning into. I am sad to see people losing…

essence news from August 2016

Up until today the thing I was most excited about August coming was our upcoming vacation. But after getting an email from Cosnova with the infos regarding the new amazing collection from essence! I think from all the collections, this is definitely one of the top three in my book! From…

Swarovski Kristallwelten Wattens Part II

[:en] Ad – Invite from Swarovski On Part I, I showed you what we saw in the exposition in the Kristallwelten. Today I am sharing some of the things we saw outside in the gardens. Keep reading to see it: The gardens of the Kristallwelten are just as breathtaking as…

Raising awareness to invisible chronic illnesses

May is a very big month when it comes to holidays in Austria – with a wooping 4 holidays. However, it also is something else all around the world, which a lot of people don’t know about: May the 12th is the awareness day for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or…

The Swarovski instawalk

Those of you who follow me on social media know I spent last Friday and Saturday in the Austrian Blogger Conference called ABCstars. It was held in Linz in the most amazing location called Tabakfarbik. One of the things organized were instawalks – walks where you take photographs for Instagram. I…