Summer trip to Cracow

Going to Cracow was a totally spur-of-the-moment decision. My Mum loves this city, so I believe it made her day. We embarked on the journey in the morning and started our trip at Ojców National Park to admire some beautiful rocks. Then we moved to Cracow and strolled through the picturesque streets. My Mum took…

Wilanów Palace

I’ve been to Warsaw several times as my Mum comes from this city, however I’ve never seen Wilanów Palace. This year I persuaded my Mum to take me there and I definitely don’t regret doing so. The Wilanów Palace is situated not far from the city center but you have to take into consideration that…

E. Wedel – “Polish national chocolate brand”

E. Wedel is a famous Polish confectionery company and is said to be the “Polish national chocolate brand”.  You can enjoy a huge variety of delicious desserts at Wedel cafés. The most popular treat is a hot chocolate drink. My Mum and I happened to be in the café on Szpitalna Street which is remarkable…

My short trip to Telč

Last weekend we set off to Telč – a town in the Vysočina Region. My Mum has dreamt of seeing it for many years and we finally got there. Despite being very small, the town offered many picturesque places. The main attraction was the square with colourful houses. We ended our trip with a pleasant…

Chateau Lednice

The Czech Republic is full of picturesque sights and Chateau Lednice unquestionably belongs to my favourite ones. It is surrounded by a breathtaking garden where you can find many lovable spots such as hidden bridges which not only enable us to cross ponds and streams but also create romantic atmosphere. The part of the garden…

My tin collection

Collecting tins seems to be heritable in our family. My favourite tins are the retro ones, however it’s not easy to find these in a good condition. Here is my current tin collection: Retro tin Zora This tin is probably the oldest one in my collection. Zora was a Czech company which produced chocolate and sweets. A cobalt…

Santoro mug review

Although my kitchen cupboard is full of glasses, cups and mugs, I couldn´t resist buying this captivating mug. As you can probably guess, it´s from Santoro. The mug is quite small but I don´t perceive this feature as a disadvantage. In fact, I prefer small mugs to big ones. The mug is both dishwasher and…

PRAGUE: Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge undoubtedly belongs to most recognizable landmarks of Prague. The bridge ´s construction began on 9 July 1357 at 5:31 under the auspices of King Charles IV. This exact time was tremendously important to the king as he believed in numerology. The numbers 1357 9 7 5:31 formed a palindrome and were said to…

Crispy almond tartlets

My Mum had been looking for this recipe for ages until we coincidentally found it. The almond tartlets are indeed easy to make, so you can enjoy a simple yet delicious snack within a few minutes. The crispy dough contrasts with the almond moist filling perfectly. INGREDIENTS (6 tartlets): the dough: 125g flour 100g butter…

Starbucks i-Phone case (from Aliexpress)

I really wanted to have one of those cute cases, which you can see on Instagram feed. I was aware of the fact that such cases aren ´t protective, but I knew I would view it simply as a cool gadget. Once, I was browsing on Aliexpress and I came across a silicone case which…

Cute nail polishes (from Aliexpress)

I bear in mind that it´s necessary to be careful when you shop online, so I prefer to stick to shops which I already know. Not long ago, my aquaintance showed me Aliexpress. Wow, the range of goods is really huge and sometimes I get an impression, that you can find there literally everything. That´s…

theBalm blush review

I like flushed cheeks, especially in winter when they contrast with my pale skin. If you wear a foundation or not, a soft rosy accent will definitely enhance the cheekbones and add a healthy glow to your face. I tried pinkish and peachish shades and surprisingly, both undertones worked for me. In the end, I…