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London

Free Places to Visit in London

Looking for more places to explore in London that won’t set you back financially? Here are 9 10 places I’ve visited that you might enjoy! (Please note, this list does not include churches – separate post to come – or main museums – see post on my Top 10 museums & galleries.) All Hallows Church …

London

Moving to and Living in London On a Budget

Today marks my 6th month anniversary in London, England! Additional comments added in dark blue. Moving to London Prior to moving to London, I found the blog posts on moving to the UK on Alyssa Writes extremely helpful, particularly regarding the Youth Mobility Scheme (Tier 5) application for Canadians. Alyssa has written two posts on the subject, …

Fashion Travel

Iris in Paris at Le Bon Marché

“Fashion you can buy, But style you possess.” – Iris Apfel Two weeks ago, Iris Apfel was in Paris during Paris Fashion Week 2016 to open a pop-up exhibition and shop at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche dedicated to her fashion style. The 94-year-old New Yorker is well known for her unique sense of style, from …

London

Christmas in London

With one more week to go until Christmas, I’m sharing photos of the Christmas decorations and activities around London! #SevenDials’ #wreaths with #whiteroses. 🙂 #christmasdecorations #London #instalondon #igerslondon A photo posted by V (@ladyandtherose) on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:52am PST The Royal Arcade – Est. 1879 #London #OldBondStreet #RoyalArcade #arcade #architecture #Victorian #christmasdecor #christmasdecorations …

Vancouver

Steveston: Britannia Shipyard

If you’re visiting Steveston, one of the free places to visit is the Britannia Shipyard, a National Historic Site. It’s a 15 minute walk from the docks and is opened daily from 10am to 5pm (12pm to 5pm during winter: 1 October to 30 April). Many of these colourful houses date back to 1885 and …

Travel

Paris: The Best Rooftop Views for Free

Continuing from my last trip to Paris in April, I would like to recommend two places where you can have the best view of Paris for FREE. You don’t even have to buy a drink! (I know there are more places but I’ll have to explore some more next time.) These two places happen to …

Travel

The Best Travel Apps

Thank goodness for technology! No more wasting time trying to calculate this and that or bringing a stack of loose papers with you. The following FREE apps for your smartphone will make travelling a lot easier! Please note: 1) most of the links are for iPhones so you’ll have to google the links for Android phones; 2) I haven’t …

Lifestyle

My Top 10 Favourite Photo Apps

If you enjoy taking and sharing photos, take a look at my top 10 favourite photo iPhone apps! Many of these apps are available for Android phones as well. AppOfTheDay – Download this free app to see which paid apps will become free for 24 hours. I’ve downloaded several good photo-editing apps from here. Instagram …

Beauty

Sephora’s 2014 Birthday Gift

I look forward to my birthday month every year so that I can pick up my free birthday gift from Sephora as a Beauty Insider. This year, we were given a small box that resembled a mini makeup case from Make Up For Ever containing a mini Smoky Extravagant Mascara and a mini Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick in N9 Copper …

Lifestyle

Happy 3rd Blogiversary + Giveaway! [CLOSED]

Yesterday, on Monday, 28 April, I received another trophy from WordPress.com, congratulating me on registering an account 3 years ago. What is strange to me is that I received a trophy last year congratulating me on the 29th. This is the sad truth: I don’t have the exact anniversary date of my blog. You can read …

Beauty

Review: Benefit They’re Real! Mascara

(This post was written for The Glosse Posse.) Last week, I was allowed to pick up my birthday present from Sephora a few days earlier (at the earliest, 14 days before your birthday) and was very excited to try out Benefit’s popular mascara, They’re Real!, and highlighter, Watt’s Up! I fell in love with the mascara upon first …

Vancouver

The Benefits of having a Tangerine Account

As Christmas and other holidays are fast approaching, I would like to give you another little gift: a $50 bonus when you open a new Tangerine bank account! I’ve been saving with Tangerine since June 2012. Since then, I’ve lived financially stress-free. Why? NO bank fees to worry about I get to earn interest every …