Happy-Go-Lucky

Category: Out & About

Postcards from Amsterdam. Twilight in the City.

I arrived to Amsterdam in the late afternoon and walking through the streets as twilight started to settle, I couldn’t stop admiring the beauty of this city.

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Happy-Go-Lucky Goes to Amsterdam.

No more looking forward to the travel, as today is the day when I am off to Amsterdam! It is not the first time I visit this beautiful city, but for the first time with a camera ready to take some snapshots to report back on Happy-Go-Lucky. Yes, traveling is one of the greatest joys!

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(Photo: www.pinterest.com)

Postcards from Munich. Mischief Managed.

Starting a day from a cup of good coffee is one of my special treats when travelling, especially that local Starbucks was just around the corner from the hotel…

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… lunch, on the other hand, required some more effort, but a thought about a savory Kaiserschmarrn at Rischart would make me walk from Maximilianstrasse up to Marienplatz…

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… and since I so enjoy living in hotels, with a little help from Zara Home I decided to bring the comfort of a hotel room into my own bedroom…

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… (not to mention some more window shopping at Chanel, Cartier and Hermés)

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… but before saying goodnight, I enjoyed evenings in Munich, like here in Barista at Fünf Höfe.

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All in all, I had a wonderful time and am looking forward to my next travel!

Postcards from Munich. Christmas in Munich.

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The new city hall is a centre of Marienplatz, a main tourist destination in Munich. In December it is turned into a Christmas market called Christkindlmarkt, with stalls offering variety of Christmas decorations, food specialties, gifts as well as all kinds of other gadgets. If you feel like exploring the vendor offer, make sure to dedicate good time and.. patience, as market place is crowded all day long, getting more lively after dark. A glass of Glühwein beforehand is a good idea, once to keep warm, secondly to stay calm making your way through the crowd of excited buyers.

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Postcards from Munich. Window Shopping at Maximilianstraße.

Maximilianstraße is the shopping destination in Munich. Rated as one for the best shopping venues in Europe, it is offering a great selection of luxury brans such as Chanel, Hermés, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Tiffany, Dolce & Gabbana… this to name just a few. Since my activities there were, with one enjoyable exception, mainly limited to window shopping, some best shop exhibitions that caught my eye…

… like this lovely and elegant setting presented by Tiffany…

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… through beautiful windows at Christian Dior boutique…

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… and happy Christmas geese at Louis Vuitton…

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…to close with cat motives and a hint of absurd as seen at Karl Lagerfeld shop.

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It’s Between Coffee and Me.

If there ever was a shadow of a doubt when it comes to my relationship with coffee, there is nothing else left but to confess – it is a full blown love affair : )

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Postcards from Paris – Treasures of Louvre.

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(Photos at the courtesy of E.T.)

Postcards from Paris – The Splendor of Haute Couture & The Mistry of Chanel No.5.

Paris makes a great destination for a shopping trip, but also gives an amazing opportunity to learn about the modern fashion at its source.1

The ongoing exhibition at Palais de Tokyo in Paris offers an insight into the inspiration behind Chanel No.5 and all that is related to the No.5 culture. It is a retrospective presentation of artifacts, historic marketing materials as well as scent samples behind this world’s most famous scent.

The exhibition is open only till 5th June 2013, so if in Paris, don’t miss your chance.

http://www.palaisdetokyo.com/en/exhibition/ndeg5-culture-chanel

Hotel de Ville in Paris presents a collection of Haute Couture gowns as well as sketch books and fabric samples used for Couture. Magnificent designs and splendid craftsmanship will overwhelm all fashion admirers. This exhibition is open for visitors up till 6th July 2013, so if in town, make it a mandatory stop.

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http://www.paris.fr/english/english/exhibition-haute-couture-showcased-at-the-hotel-de-ville/rub_8118_actu_126006_port_19237

Postcards from Paris – From the Rooftops.

From the Sacre-Coeur observation point…

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… through the rainbow of Repetto Paris ballet flats on Rue de la Paix…

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… up to the paramount of french jewelry at Place Vendome.

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Postcards from Paris – Window Shopping.

Seeking for an inspiration and looking at the latest collections at Au Printemps…

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… and hunting for a perfect scent at Galeries Lafayette.

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