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The scent of the English Countryside

There is something about scented candles and diffuser that is so addictive. That slight scent comes along with the breeze every now and then at home, is relaxing, uplifting, soothing…however you feel.  Recently I’ve been introduced to a new English candle brand – Chelsea Candle. Based in Kent, England, the brand was founded by Chelsey O’Nell, who was previously a Production Manager working in London. At the beginning of 2015, she packed up her life in London and moved back to the beautiful English coast in Kent where Chelsea Candle was born. Using only high-quality soy wax and fine fragrance oils, the scent has a solid ton...
Categories: Luxury

A Cotswold hideout

This summer in Europe has been amazing. In England, it was one of the best in the past decade. Instead of fleeing to the normal summer islands for a bit of sun, I decided to stay in the country and hide in the countryside. Realizing I have never really explored the English countryside, I picked a place I’ve never been. Without a clue how it looks like and how to get there, I picked Ellenborough Park. My previous experience at Coworth Park gave me a very positive image of how beautiful and calming Cotswold is, so I knew it would be beautiful and peaceful.  After a little research and lots of questions, my friend and I arrived a...
Categories: UK

Secret to managing my damaged hair- Part 1

I had been dyeing and bleaching my hair since I was 15, and all the chemicals are definitely not helping. Having very short hair for many years, I’ve recently grown my hair, and that means a lot more care. There is a price to pay when you want to have smooth and healthy looking hair. Let’s be honest, double bleached long Asian hair will never be healthy- at least I can try to make it LOOK healthier. The bleached hair can get really brittle and easily frizzy, especially in the dry and windy European winter days.  A while ago I came across a sample size of the English brand Percy & Reed   Overnight Recovery. I decided to brin...
Categories: Beauty

Carcel- no stock, no waste, only good cause

Carcel, a Danish clothing brand that is new to many, but making a huge impact globally. Set to transform problems into solutions by re-evaluating every step of the supply chain, they set up productions in women’s prisons, and only uses 100% natural materials local to the country of production. Each Carcel garment is made by women in prison in order to empower them to obtain a crime-free future and break with poverty.  The designs are made to last beyond seasons and launched in limited batches to eliminate stock and waste. The result is desirable, long-lasting and non-seasonal designs that are born classics. We talk about susta...
Categories: Fashion

A weekend hideaway on the seaside of Palma de Mallorca

Summer season has recently started in Europe (FINALLY! ), and lots of Europeans are fleeing to their favourite nearby islands for a mini weekend or a long-awaited vacation. Earlier this month, I went to Palma de Mallorca for a mini getaway. As one of the biggest of the Balearic Islands in Spain, it offers a variety of activities for all sorts of people- family, singles, couples, small children etc. If you want to party, there are lots of options, if you want a romantic getaway, there are plenty of beautiful spots, if you want a quite detox or relaxing vacation, there are multiple locations. I wanted a bit a both- a little sig...
Categories: Europe, Hotel, 旅遊