I’ve been a bit M.I.A recently so I’m sorry about that oops.
Since it’s summer vacay now and I’m going to be traveling soon *woop woop* I thought it would be interesting to do a post about why I love going to different places and stuff. Just ’cause.
First of all, it’s super interesting to go to places that have a culture very different to yours or the country you live in. For example what the traditional food is like in another country or the way they dress. Trying out new foods in different countries is so exciting, except it’s pretty difficult for me since I’m a vegetarian and most traditional foods include a meat of some type #ohwell.
Next, the weather and stuff is generally quite different. I live in Dubai and the weather is literally hot, sunny and humid all year round except for about three months where there is a bit of wind and rain; not fun at all. But it’s so interesting to go to places where it’s snowing or really cold because it’s the complete opposite of the place that I live in. You get me? I hope so.
Doesn’t everyone have that one country they’ve been to that is just their favourite because of the architecture and the style of the buildings, or the views and mountains, or maybe just both? The only thing we see in Dubai is skyscrapers and tall buildings so any other style of houses is pretty fascinating for me.
And the main point is just being able to explore an unfamiliar place. Walking around and seeing some beautiful fountains and monuments, unique little shops and small unknown restaurants with great food.
I hope if you are traveling now or you will be traveling that you have lots of fun!
My exams are over! Finitooooo (didn’t I say that in my exam post last year? I’m sure I did)
Anywaaays I’m super free now and I have more free time than I can handle because even the teachers have given up on teaching so we have no homework or anything. It’s actually quite boring tbh.
So now all I do is practice my guitar and learn new songs which is interesting until it gets to the point where I realise that all my favourite songs have super unknown chords like B minor or something like that. Some chords that literally aren’t humanly possible.
On the bright side I also have so much more time to have fun and hangout with my friends. Summer vacation starts in two weeks which is sooo exciting except for the fact that the weather in Dubai is already burning hot and it’s only going to get worse. I can’t wait to do some traveling too because I LOVE to travel!!
First of all I would like to announce: I HIT 100 FOLLOWERSSSS !!! (106 to be exact but yeah) And I know that there are so many bloggers out there with thousands of followers who gain like 100 more every day. But it is still a big deal for me because it’s pretty wild to believe that there are 100 people out there who like to read the random things I write.
THANK YOU ALLL SO MUCH!
Anyway, so this post is a fashion post *fun*. Lately I’ve actually started to care more about what I wear instead of just throwing on the first thing I find in my closet. When I look at my clothes half the things are literally unwearable and I’m like idontwannawearthis.
So I’ve been finding stores and colour schemes and designs that I’m really starting to like that kind of fit my personality???? My favourite ever shop is Hollister but oof it’s expensive. You have to be really really sure you like something because if you don’t, you’ve wasted about $70 on it, happy times.
I’m starting to find more inspiration on what I want my look to be like. You know how you look at people’s Instagram feed and when you look at all the things they wear, the outfits are kinda related. Know what I mean? So I’m searching Pinterest and tv shows to see what I would want my theme – if you will – to be like.
Another thing is that it is now summer! I’m only excited that there’ll be no school and I get to travel, not excited about the weather. In Dubai it’s like “Oh summer’s coming up, time to see which stores stock refridgerators big enough to cool one or two PEOPLE.” The weather gets up to like 50°C so wearing jeans or something means taking a big risk. Because of that I have to buy new shorts and tops that aren’t full-sleeeved.
* The shorts in the pic are new and I love love love them 🙂
I’m kinda aargh right now because my school started on Sunday, part of the squad?
But enough of that (I’m sure I’ve said that in every post) let me just talk about what you came here to see; some clothing pieces that I really wish I had. This is I think the first time I’ve ever done a fashion-y post so let’s get to it.
Firstly, I just want a BASIC. DENIM. SKIRT. I can honestly say I’ve only owned one denim skirt to this day. But I always drool over them when I see them around; I’ve got serious issues…
Also, I want one of that kind of open-knit sweater thingies without the pattern on it for fall and winter. I never bought it because it wouldn’t be available in Dubai since the weather is hothotHOT. Every day I cycle to and from school (fit girl right here) and it’s a very dumb decision because when I’m returning home my bike feels like it’s been inside a microwave and the weather makes me feel like I’m in the microwave along with it. Okay, storytime over.
And finalllllyyyyyyyy….. an overalls dress. I’m sorry I have no idea what these are called but they’re like overalls and instead of shorts it’s a skirt; get what I mean? They’re just super cute and the perfect go-to outfit when you’re too lazy to pick one (join the club 🙋🏼).
Just adding this in since it kind of matches with the post: honestly my favourite style inspo is Rachel from ‘Friends’ because her outfits look so well put together and casual at the same time. TBH all the three Friends girls have such cute, individual styles from the 90’s and I’m in looove!
It’s no surprise for my Instagram followers that I am in London (yes, again).
But for those who don’t know…
I’M IN LONDON !
This is the third time I’m visiting but it always has this nice charm because all parts are completely different. We also found a few cute nooks in the street which aren’t very popular but are still really amazing :).
One place we found was Dominique Ansel bakery while we were walking the streets and I was instantly attracted to it once I saw the cute floral decor outside. There was also a sign advertising What-a-Melon so we went in 🍉
The What-a-Melon is a slice of watermelon where some of the inside is chopped out and replaced with a watermelon sorbet and instead of seeds there are chocolate chips. The first bite I was like “uuuuh this isn’t really great….at all” but soon it started to taste like a mixed sorbet of watermelon and strawberry so it was really my kind of flavour! I do recommend this bakery in general but I also think that this Watermelon dessert is a tad bit (UK is rubbing off on me) overrated; still great for the ‘gram tho!
If you think this post is really cheesy then SOZ NOT SOZ!!
There is always enough space for positivity, motivation and just good vibes in this world so why not add some more?Anywhoo, this post is just about happiness and being proud and confident and sharing it with other people.
It’s the summer vacay so you have ages (which passes by extremely quickly) to try out new things and find out what you’re amazing at. Or just do what you love! Write your blog posts, songs, sing at the top of your lungs, dance and run around the room until you collapse. Just do what makes you happy because you’ve only got this one life to do it, and you don’t want to waste a second.
Also, be PROUD of who you are. If you love wearing a piece of clothing or a hairstyle or a makeup look which everyone hates, wear it anyway because YOU’RE in charge of yourself and what you feel. And honestly, a few years into the future they’ll feel bad for laughing because that style will be sooooo in trend and you’ll have started it!
So goodbye my lovelies xo
Do at least one thing that makes you happy today (or tomorrow if it’s evening rn) and comment down below what it was! I don’t care if it was eating a whole tub of ice cream hahah 🙂
It’s finally summmeeeerr, yeah!*cue ‘What Time Is It?” from High School Musical*Our school year was actually extra long this year which is why it ended so late; it ended today if you hadn’t realized yet. But thanks to a friend who will be going anonymous *cough* *cough* Milla *cough* my days were slightly more boring because she had to leave early.
Anyways yeah, as the title says, this post will be about my plans for the summer:
Of course, I want to Travel but there are tons of other stuff I want to do or get (shopaholic alert!). Firstly, I’ve already started making my summer playlist and pool playlist because I literally cannot live without music. I’m currently loving <<Girls Like You>> by Maroon 5, and the music video is also really great if you haven’t watched it already. I also want to get some new furniture like a wardrobe and a dressing table because my current ones aren’t too great! I would like to do a bit more baking this summer and not be so lazy as I have been last summer when I didn’t travel. I’ve already finished Friends (why? WHY) which I can’t believe because… TEN SEASONS PEOPLE! So now I’d like a new show to binge so if you have any good recommendations then please tell me in the comments ♥️
Finally, I really want to work on and improve my photography skills because honestly, they can be much better.
Where are you travelling to this summer?
* BTW this new style of editing my picture is inspired by <<Emily Clare Beauty>>. I need to give her credit cause I love, love, LOVE it!
Sorry about me, I just scheduled this post and then didn’t wonder for a while why my “post” wasn’t getting any likes. Yep.
SO………….. May was definitely a very busy month; mostly because of my exams but hey, who’s counting?
This year was the first year that I had ‘End Of Year Exams’ and it was extremely stressful. But now I’m really excited for my results, as I’m sure you guys are too!
Also this month I had that sleepover and really fun mini photoshoot which pictures I have previously shared with you guys. I love love LOVE them so much.
*Hreem thinks for 10 mins and then realizes how boring this month has been*
Now we can just have a nice, friendly chat about life. I did watch two great movies last month though; Overboard and The Kissing Booth (I’m sure all you girls with Netflix would have watched this!), The Kissing Booth was such an amazing movie, and you should go watch it right now if you haven’t already.
Next thing……… I cut my hair!
I didn’t cut it in May but I just had to add that in because I’ve been growing my hair and keeping it long for aaaaaaaages and I finally had the guts to cut off a bit. That and the cruel summer heat of Dubai, and summer is only getting started ☀️ How’s that working out for you guys by the way?
Anywhoo, check out the roundup in pictures because I’m adding some 🙂