Photo Diary – LILLE

We stayed in beautiful Lille, France for 3 days, hoping to get a little bit of sun but the weather seriously was not that different than it was is Holland :))

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But we did have one good shiny day. And we’re grateful for that.

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We stayed in Grand Hotel Bellevue. It was such a pretty old-style hotel (which I love!!) and the staffs are friendly and helpful.

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I enjoy the colour palette of this hotel interior. Royal blue and gold, combined with marble surfaces here and there. Plus this old elevator was like the icing of the cake 🙂

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When in France, gotta check the vast option of beauty products at the pharmacy.

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This red dress is vintage, got it from Episode vintage shop in Amsterdam.

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Is it wine o’clock already?

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The next day…

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Dress from Mango.

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We had the best quiche ever!!

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At the citadel.

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If you happen to visit Lille and enjoy vintage shopping, you need to go here!! (picture below) The lady owner was super lovely and stylish! Although her English was not so good, she helped me a lot. I could feel her sincerity and her love for the stuffs she sells. I got myself a couple of super chic and lovely trousers here.

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And get yourself some sweets from Meert. Because you deserve it 😉

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This jacket I got from a vintage shop in Antwerp. Yes, I love vintage clothing! (and furniture too..)

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Dinner at the infamous local restaurant Les Compagnons de la Grappe. Come here a bit earlier because this place gets full really quickly! My advice, when you’re here, try their Carbonnade flamande. It is a specialty dish in Lille, beef stew cooked in beer. You’re welcome.

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Here comes the last day. Time to go home..

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Dress is also vintage, I bought it in Den Haag.

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Train ride, nice scenery, a good book, and some sweets.. Perfection.

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See you on next post!

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Photo Diary – ANTWERP

We went for a short trip to Antwerp at the end of July. The weather was not that much of a difference from how it was in Holland: warm and rainy. But we managed to enjoy the city anyway!

The hotel we were staying was super cute! I mean, look at the bathroom (picture below), isn’t it adorable?? The hotel is called QueenA and it’s so close to the main train station.

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THE DRESS . . . . . . . . . . . MANGO
THE BAG . . . . . . . . . . . . . FOSSIL
THE COAT . . . . . . . . . . . . vintage

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This was where we had dinner. This place serves various dishes from different parts of the world. I had my Swedish fish soup.

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It was a wet, rainy afternoon…

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Gorgeous Stadsfeestzaal

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We decided to ride the ferris wheel that evening

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There’s always something magical about ferris wheel!

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The next morning we had to travel again, and this time to Lille, France.

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We really, genuinely love traveling by train.

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See you on next post! It will be Lille photo diary 🙂

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