While Adelaide was embracing the cold, our favorite fashion bloggers spent their Winter soaking up the sun from some of the most picturesque beaches in Europe. We take a look at their amazing itinerary, ultimate shopping destinations and helpful packing tips for the fashionable traveller.
Europe travel itinerary: Paris > Milan > Cinque Terre > Florence > Positano > Rome
Favourite city: Positano… I fell in love with this place.
Best meal: Is gelato a meal?! Otherwise the Lemon Risotto and Spaghetti Ragu I had in Italy.
Useful packing advice: I’m not one to give advise after this trip (#excessbaggage). But you must always remember to pack smart and leave room for shopping and gifts!
Tips for getting the best travel Insta shot: Sometimes our best travel shots aren’t taken in the expected places, keep your eyes open!
Europe travel itinerary: UK > Italy > France > Spain > Germany > Netherlands > Czech Republic > Hungary > Croatia > Greece.
Most beautiful sunset: On a hilltop in Tuscany.
Favourite shopping destination: Flea Markets in any city.
Best meal: Margherita pizza washed down with a cold beer at L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele in Naples!
Useful packing advice: Pack light! I had to lug my suitcase up so many stairs in Italy that I sent half the things I packed back home just so my suitcase would be lighter to carry!
Top 3 items you can’t live without while travelling: My camera, my diary and a good book for the train.
Europe travel itinerary: Lisbon > Lagos > Marrakech > Mykonos > Ios > Santorini > Dubrovnik > Split > Vienna > Budapest > Prague > Berlin > Barcelona > Ibiza > London.
Most beautiful sunset: Oia, Santorini.
Favourite beach: The beaches in Lagos, Portugal take the cake!
Best meal: Mussels in Boqueria Markets, Barcelona, closely followed by Pizza from Igen Pizza, Budapest.
Useful packing advice: Versatility, and beware, denim weighs a lot.
Top 3 items you can’t live without while travelling: Aesop Travel Calm Oil, Ray-bans round lenses and a headscarf for my afro.
Europe travel itinerary: Amsterdam > Berlin > Florence > Split > Dubrovnik > Crete > Santorini > Mykonos > Lisbon > Barcelona > Nice > Paris
Most beautiful sunset: Santorini, hands down!
Favourite shopping destination: Paris, of course.
Best book to read: The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides.
Useful packing advice: Everyone in Europe wears sandals and flats, so unpack that third pair of heels you want to bring!
Tips for getting the best travel Insta shot: Don’t force the moment (and be selective)! It also helps when you’ve got the right tools – I’ve stepped it up this trip with a brand new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II camera I picked up from Diamonds Camera.