Thursday, September 23, 2010

De vacaciones...

We recently returned from one of the best holidays ever: 3 nights in Barcelona, 6 in Tenerife and 1 in Bergamo! It was absoltely amazing...wonderful people, impressive lanscapes and architecture, adorable food and here and there a bit of shopping, as every girl's wardrobe needs a small refresher now and then:) Below is a small selection of places I loved and food I enjoyed in Tenerife, a heavenly Canarian island that I 100% recommend. It's exotic, misterious, so different and uniquely beautiful and so far away from Europe...Lay back and enjoy :)

Meelusha's Tips:
  • Rent a car! Tenerife is a great island to explore, so it's worth investing in a car for the stay in order to be mobile and see all this magic island has to offer
  • Playa de las Teresitas cannot be missed: great golden sand, clear water, an authentic Cubano feeling (try out the snack van on the beach) and definitely climb up the hill for a breathtaking view!
  • Visit Loro Parque! It's an amazing encounter with nature, it's as close as you can get to fascinating parrots, as you can actually feed them :)
  • Best paella ever: in the charming village of Candelaria, in the main square, the restaurant closest to the shore. It was mouthwathering, 110% delish!...and very cheap!
  • Pack your hiking gear and a warm jacket next to the beach stuff: The highest mountain peak in Spain (the El Teide volcano) offers great trails in the surrounding natural park. Be prepared for snow in the hot summer:)
  • Reserve a day for the Siam Thai Aqua Park! It's the largest water fun park in Europe with plenty of highlights and a definite goose bump and adrenalin rush quarantee!
  • The south-eastern part of the island has the best weather, so if you plan a less mobile stay, then book your hotel here. The north-east is windier, while the western side has more rainy days (only rain we got was when we went to Loro Parque in the north west). Overall the north and the west are cooler.
In case I have awakened your appetite for Tenerife, drop me an e-mail and I'll be glad to share some more touristic details with you :)
Muchos Besitos,

Saturday, September 4, 2010

On the last day of summer...

Last saturday we still had a really crazy temperature of around 40 degrees, so me and my baby went off to the park to relax by the lake with birds singing, swans swimming around and a cool lake breeze...accompanied by the Coco Chanel biography I am delighted to read right now.

I chose to wear my london vintage acquisition in terms of dresses, accesorized with a Stradivarius brown belt, H&M wedges and a coral flower in the hair. The bag I'm wearing is a very special piece from the 70s, handmade by my mom and one of my wardrobe darlings!

Feel a bit inspirationless for dressing up in warmer clothes since the chilly weather came so unexpected...but a bit of shopping to refresh my closet will most probably solve this issue :) Am so looking forward to shopping in Barcelonaaaaaa!