Vienna

The forth city that I had the privilege of visiting was the beautiful city of Vienna. When we arrived, our tour manager took us to a really cool fair that was set up, which was a great start to our stay! One of the coolest rides we went on was the one pictured below and it was so cool because when it went up high there was an amazing view of the city, which as the sun was setting really was a stunning view.

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After spending a most of the evening at the fair it was time for us to head back to our hostel and rest for the following day. We started off by touring some of the city and ended up at the Schonbrunn Palace, which was a formal summer residence of the imperial family. It really was very grand and the gardens were also amazingly stunning. It was a shame that we weren’t able to do a tour of the Palace as I reckon it would’ve been very interesting. My photo doesn’t quite do it justice but I thought I’d add it anyway.

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After we were taken to a Swarovski shop, since it is an Austrian company, where we looked around and had the opportunity to purchase some items if we wished. Since jewellery isn’t really my thing, I didn’t spend long in there but instead we explored some more of the city, the first thing we wanted to find were some Mozartkugel (aka Mozart Balls) our tour manager had really hyped them up and I must admit they lived up to the hype, so if you ever had an opportunity to try some then you really must!

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In the evening a group of us went found a small fair, which had loads of different food stalls and places to drink and just chill out. So we all got some food from the different stalls and then just chilled out and enjoyed our evening before meeting up with the rest of the group and going back to the hostel and packing up ready to start our journey to Krakow…and I couldn’t wait!!

I really hope you had the best weekend,

Aimee 🙂

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Turning 19.

Another year, another birthday.

This year I turned 19, on the 14th of November to be precise.

Honestly normally I don’t feel any different after a birthday has passed, but this one I felt more anxious about. Next year I will be leaving the teen-hood and entering my 20s, whilst I know this is still young, it just feels different.

I know I can’t fret about turning 20, since most people I know who are in their 20’s say it’s brilliant, plus the added fact that I will be in uni when I turn 20, which will be a completely new and different adventure to school, sixth form and the apprenticeship I’m currently undertaking, I guess turning 20 will be a fun and exciting experience!

So I guess, with each passing year and each age, I need to take hold of the memories I make and enjoy the different experiences I have and the people I meet. Since I won’t get this time back again and time really is the most precious thing on this earth and we all need to make the most of this precious time we have.

So this post was a little bit more deep than anything I’ve posted before, but I hope you liked it. I know right now this blog doesn’t have a theme of what I post, it’s neither a travel blog, nor a beauty blog, but it’s my blog and I hope the range of different posts will interest different people and maybe even inspire others.

I hope your week is brilliant and you grab every opportunity you can.

Aimee 🙂

 

Prague

The third city we visited in this trip was the amazing city of Prague, as soon as we arrived we wasted no time and started a mini walking tour of the city. We were taken to the famous Lennon wall, as you can see above, it was really interesting to see all the different quotes and graffiti on the wall. We also came across a very cute lock bridge and then made our way to the centre of Prague and were able to explore some more on our own.

The next day we made sure we had planned what we wanted to do, making our way back into the centre of town, we checked out a medieval torture museum, for me this was really interesting as I’m really interested in anything historical, especially when it might be slightly gruesome…

On our way out of Prague we were luckly enough to stop off at The Sedlec Ossuary, or The Bone Church, which houses the skeletons of around 40,000-70,000 people. It was really a fascinating place to visit as there are numerous artworks all made out of bones and I’ve never seen anything quite like it before. From the outside it just looks like a normal Church but when you enter, it’s very different but stunning at the same time.

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We did also experience a night out in Prague, which was interesting! I’d definitely visit here again as it was such a beautiful city with amazing architecture. I must admit though, it wasn’t my favourite out of the cities, but nonetheless I still had an amazing time here.

I hope you all have a good week and I’ll speak to you in my next post!

Aimee 🙂

A Little Haul

Hello everyone and welcome to today’s post, this one will be short and sweet but I still hope you enjoy.

So I did a bit of shopping the other weekend and picked up some beauty bits that I’ve been wanting to try for a while but have just kept putting off from buying.
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So this is what I got;

Paw Paw Papaya Moisturising Balm – I’ve been wanting to try this for ages, since I suffer with dry lips, I’m always on the look out for a good lip balm so decided since it’s the winter months I would pick up one that has rave reviews!

Clean & Clear Dual Action Moisturiser – I have had this before and went through the whole tube, it’s really great at helping get rid of and reducing the appearance of spots, so definitely couldn’t go without this in my skincare stash.

Mac Lip Pencil in Plum – I am not the biggest fan of wearing anything, other than lip balm, on my lips, since it never stays on, but I have already got the Whirl lip pencil and really like the staying power and colour so thought I’d pick up another one but in a darker tone since plum colours are very in during Autumn and Winter.

I’m thinking of doing some review posts of these products in the near future, and maybe do a post on my Mac lip pencils too, so do look out for them if you’d be interested!

I hope you have a great weekend!

Aimee 🙂