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How To Spend 48 Hours In Copenhagen

Nyhavn - How To Spend 48 Hours In Copenhagen

A few months ago, James and myself booked ourselves a trip to Copenhagen after being enticed by some £35 return flights. Originally I was actually looking at spending a weekend in Manchester, but considering the train was closer to £100 each, it was a no brainer that we were off to explore Denmark instead! We did actually spend a little over 48 hours in the Danish city - we had around two and half days there in total - but we did visit Freetown Christiania twice in that time, so I'm basing this guide on how to spend a couple of days there instead. This trip marked #4 as part of my Leigh's 12 in 12 mission, which means I'm now a third of the way through this little self-initiated travel challenge.

It's also probably worth mentioning in advance that we did not visit the famous Little Mermaid statue, so it will not be featured in this guide.

Tasting Turtle Bay's New Vegetarian & Vegan Summer Menu



A few weeks ago Turtle Bay unleashed their new lively summer menu, with a few new vegetarian and vegan additions.  The last time I visited Turtle Bay to taste their menu was just before I made the switch to a vegetarian diet, so I was delighted when I received an email to say they had extended their veggie and vegan options.

A Garden Fakeover for Summer

Carpetright Artificial Grass Garden Transformation

A few weeks ago I was offered the opportunity to makeover... or err, fakeover my mum's garden with a little help from Carpetright and their new artificial grass range

A Few Reasons Why You Should Start Secondhand Shopping

Oxfam Festival Shop Bohemian 70s Dress Fashion Blogger

Secondhand shopping was something that was always frowned upon when I was growing up. Despite being raised within a working class family and accepting hand-me-downs on the sly, I grew up in the heart of a wealthy area of Essex where fellow teens were casually sporting the latest Burberry quilted jacket and Louis Vuitton bag, and the idea of shopping in charity shops or car boot sales were seen to be unacceptable. It wasn't until I moved away for university and started really managing my own budget that I started shopping secondhand regularly and found a love for it, especially with the huge vintage revival which suited my yearning for anything from the 60s and 70s perfectly.

Shopping used items nowadays and trawling through charity shops is no where near as looked down upon thanks to vintage becoming 'cool' and covetable again. Although it's starting to die down a little bit away from mainstream trends now, it still influences them tremendously. I've pieced together a little reminder as to why switching our shopping to vintage and secondhand shouldn't be forgotten anytime soon.