SUMMER HOLIDAY HAUL 2019 | New Clothes, Travel Accessories & FRIENDS Collaboration.

 A couple of days ago, I decided to take a little adventure to Festival Place in Basingstoke for a little shopping spree. I’m sure you know this already, but in 3 weeks I will be heading to Barcelona. As you know from previous holidays, I absolutely love wearing new clothes and treating myself throughout the whole holiday. So of course, I was going to go shopping and buy some new bits. I only purchased things from New Look, Primark, Schuh, and Wilkinson’s – so it’s not a lot really!

Primark

I absolutely love going shopping in Primark. I think their quality of clothing is spot on for the prices they are charging, even better if they are bought in the sale. I normally try my best to hold off buying something, as usual, everything I like goes into the sale eventually. If you know Primark, then you’ll know how amazing their sales are. I decided to purchase some pajamas. I knew I wanted a short set and another nightdress, so this was pretty easy. I was so pleased to have found a FRIENDS nightdress and I LOVE FRIENDS AND I LOVE NIGHT DRESSES – IT WAS JUST PERFECT! I then found a long black t-shirt dress which just said “fearless” and some comfy lounge shorts. These are just a couple of staples which I wanted to have. I really want to wear an oversized t-shirt at the airport, just because it will be comfortable, and I think it will be perfect for the 2-hour flight that I will have. Lastly, I found some travel accessories which I just couldn’t resist. As you can see from the photo, they are just beautiful and a MUST HAVE!

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  1. Short Set £5.00
  2. Friends Nightdress £6.00
  3. Fearless Slogan Tee £6.00
  4. Cotton Shorts £2.50
  5. Passport Cover £2.00
  6. Eye Mask £2.00
  7. Sun Glasses £2.00
  8. Glasses Case £1.00

New Look

I feel like there is a clear trend in the sort of things that I like to purchase or a look that I am trying to create. A majority of things that I have purchased are either the same style or color. But, then again, I LOVE IT, so I can’t complain. I kind of went into New Look with an idea in mind of what I wanted to purchase. New Look is similar to higher end shops, so you can actually get a bargain for something that would be in Topshop or River Island, except you’ll be paying like £20 cheaper.

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  1. Cycling Shorts £6.99
  2. Black Slogan Tee £5.00
  3. White Slogan Tee £5.00
  4. Nude Tee £6.99 or Two for £12.00
  5. White Tee £6.99 or Two for £12.00

Schuh

Again, I went into Schuh with a purpose. I went in, spoke to the lovely worker, explained what I was looking for and that was that. I tried it on and I bought it. I am pretty sure I was in Schuh for less than 3 minutes. The thing that I like about me when I am shopping is that I already have a thing in the mind of what I want. Therefore, I hardly ever just pointless shop. I prefer going to shops, getting what I need and coming straight back out.

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  1. Black Checkerboard Vans £44.99

Wilkinson’s

And lastly, I went into Wilkinson’s or WILKO as some may say. I actually can’t remember the last I went here, except for today lol. I knew they do brands, except they also do low prices – so of course, I went there. I just picked up some of the travel essentials that I might need. I didn’t get everything that I needed as I still need to make a list of what I actually need. For the empty bottles, I will just put some stuff from home in there. Once, I have found out what I can and can’t take from home, then I will be heading out for a 2nd trip to get everything else.

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  1. Travel Bottle £0.50
  2. Spray Travel Bottle £0.50
  3. Wipes £1.00
  4. Eye Plugs £2.50
  5. Nivea Cream £1.50
  6. Toothpaste £2.00 each
  7. Lip Balm £1.00

Here is my summer holiday haul video:

Let me know what posts you’d like to see. It can be anything at all. I am open to suggestions.

Business email: Bryoni.Burns@outlook.com

What a month this is going to be!!!

I apologise for not posting weekly like I said I would.  

I am writing this post primarily to tell you about all the wonderful things I have been up to, and all the things that I am looking forward to.

What you’ve missed?

You may or may not know, but I have finished my second year of university. I am so happy to be announcing this as it has been a big struggle for me, especially achieving the grades that I have been pushing for. I have finished first and the second year scrapping a 2:1 so I am proud of myself. I just keep saying to myself – It’s just one more year, and it will all be worth it! I will be doing a little Instagram poll soon as I want to create a YouTube video answering all of your questions about uni, adult life, and any questions you may have. So, comment a question or direct message me personally and I will add it to the list for you.

I have also been photographing a lot more. I managed to be the leading photographer of a wedding, as well as a few uni events – including summer ball 2019 with the special guest SIGALA. These past few months have been incredible. I have learnt so much and I think I have found a photography specialism which I would like to develop further. I absolutely love creating unique photo albums for all clients to treasure for eternity.

Recently, you would have seen, probably definitely you have seen if you follow me on social media or keep up with my blog posts. I wrote a post about creating a new YouTube channel that I would actually like to keep up and running, especially alongside my blog to help show in detail some of the posts that I am writing about. I mainly create content based on ASMR, lifestyle, and travel. Again, if you have any suggestion, please let me know.

What’s to come?

So, here’s to the best part… WHAT I AM LOOKING FORWARD TOOOO!!

This month is going to be filled with a lot of happiness. I am hoping to start a new job that is the same as what I am doing now, although it is higher up in the industry which will be great for my CV. I have been really focusing on things that I can do for experience. I have one year left at uni and I am so indecisive about what I want to do after.

I have been considering going travelling next June for around 2-3 months, if not longer. I have been thinking about going travelling for some time now. And, I am at the point in my life where I am worried that if I don’t do it now, then I probably won’t do it ever. I don’t want to regret not going as it is something I have always wanted to do. Of course, I would be able to go on holidays, but there is something about travelling solidly that I want to do. On my list so far, I have decided to go to Bali, Thailand, Vietnam, Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand. I am sure the list will definitely get longer, but that is it for now. If you have any suggestions or advice on anything at all about travelling, please please let me know as I will appreciate it greatly.

I will also be going on holiday at the end of this month to BARCELONA. I am extremely excited – to the point where I am thinking about packing my case already. I will be going there for 5 days with a group of friends. It is actually the same group of friends from when I went to Budapest last year. We have so much planned, and of course, I have planned and thought out the whole thing AGAIN! I just want this holiday to be perfect, and I want everyone to have a great time. I think I am going to be vlogging my time away. Although, I am not sure how I am going to do it. I don’t know if I want to do daily vlogs or to just do a new vlog every other day or so. I suppose it will be down to how much footage I actually manage to film.

And lastly, I have a few brands who I will be working with this month. I do want to keep it a surprise, but I thought I would give you the warning. These won’t be revealed for a few weeks yet, as things are still being discussed. I am very excited to be working alongside these businesses and I feel happy to have accepted their products to review for you. As I have said before, I will only work with the brands who I trust and support, and if I haven’t used them before, then I will give an honest review.

That’s all for today. This post is just a casual one to let you know about what is going on in the life of Bryoni. But yeah, if you have any advice or suggestions for anything that I have spoken about, then please please please drop me a comment.

Thank you.

5 Reasons Why I Love To Travel and You Might Too.

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving”

img_0070As I am sure you are aware, I absolutely love travelling, exploring, and adventuring. I have a very busy lifetsyle, but always make sure I have time to do what I love most. I am an aspiring full-time traveller, who is determined to see the whole world. I have been to 6 countries and YES I am planning on travelling to a few more this year, and many more the following year. I want to be a traveller, not a tourist.

Here are the reasons of why I love to travel:

1. Meeting new people

Don’t be afraid to travel because of the unknown of meeting new people in places that you have never been to before. I absolutely love going to new places, primarily to meet new people. It is a great way to make new friends and to discuss about the place you have visited, perhaps for advice or even for help if you need it.

2. Trying new food

I am going to be completely honest, as I knew a few of you are probably thinking this, but considering I am fussy with food, as well as being a vegetarian, I love to try new foods in other countries. Whenever I go travelling, I aim to live my life how exactly the people in that culture would live their life on a daily basis. Obviously, I will not eat meat or eat the foods which I know I can’t have, but I will try my best to to live in that culture. When I go on holiday, I want it to be a whole new experience from start to finish.

3. Spontaneous Adventures

There is nothing I like better than taking a complete spontanous adventure. I like to just go with the flow and to see where I would end up. For me, being spontanous is doing something or going somewhere that is completely out of my comfort zone, or just something that I have not done before. If you haven’t figured out already, I love to just do things that are completely new to me. I don’t want to live my life doing the same thing every day, not that there is anything wrong with that, but I just want to do something different every day.

4. Transport

I didn’t actually think that this would be a reason, but it is. Every holiday that I have been on so far, there have been new types of ‘main’ public transport. By that, I mean they have transport that isn’t a car or train, like there is in the U.K. When I went to Amsterdam, the main type of public transport were bicycles. I kid you not there were more bicyles than people, which is probably why it’s named bike town. When I went to Budapest, the main type of public transport were trams or the metro as they called it. Most of them were above ground, although some of them were underground. I really enjoy trying out new public transport as I find it exciting and an adventure in itself.

5. Share your experiences

There is nothing better than travelling with friends, or someone you love. It is an incredible moment going travelling, trying something new, and having a great time. You can create some amazing memories and have probably one of the best times of your life. I usually create most of the best memories on holiday because anywhere you visit, it is so different to the U.K. which makes it inevitable.

Why do you love to travel?

 

 

 

Pinterest Inspired: Travel Photography.

If you’re following me on Instagram, then you will be aware that I am converting my social content to a more travel based theme. I have always been interested in travelling and exploring which is why I want to focus directly on that. As well as Instagram, I will be slowly transforming my blog content and Twitter into ONLY travel/exploring content. I think it’s important for me to let you know, so you are also aware of the changes. Of course, I will be posting about things thta interest me, but it will be more structured.

I am completely aware that to be a travel blogger I will need to go travelling which is why this year I am going to adventure out. I have a few little trips coming up this year (2019) such as, a weekend in London, Paris, Italy and Barcelona. I want to create content based on seeing the world and helping others to make the most of their trips. I want to create a travel blog that can be aimed at those, like me who aren’t as fortunate to be able to go travelling all of the time.

For me to make a decision like this, I had been on Pinterest AGAIN!!! The place where all fo my inspiration comes from, honestly you need to get it….IT’S AMAZING! I came across the most inspirational travel photography which just persuaded me to do the things that I love. I think that by having this bit of inspiration, I will gain the motivation to save up and to travel to all the places I have only dreamed of visiting.

I believe that you should be able to do what makes you happy (for me that’s exploring).

Here is my travel photography pinterest board:

Where are you visiting next? And do you have any recommendations for me?