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ALWAYS BE MY BABY

Hello

After a short week in London and detour to Paris, we flew to Barcelona where we’d plant ourselves for two whole weeks. Such a lovely feeling after all that travelling. Waiting for us in Barcelona was a cosy apartment that we booked through AirBnB. This experience was new to us because we’re use to 4+ star hotels with room service and housekeeping. Although now as a family, a fully equipped apartment where we could just be and cook our own meals was more important. Plus it’s far more economical do it this way when there’s a few of you.

I must say, the place we booked looked a little tired (unlike its photographs) but otherwise it was perfect for our first stay in Barcelona. It was cosy, had lovely views of the street from our little balcony, was a short walk to La Ramblas (main strip) and close to public transport. Coffee shops and the famous market were also in close proximity.

Without showing too much of the apartment,  I thought it would be nice to do a style shoot one morning on the balcony before we headed out for the day. My little girl popped on my hat (her choice by the way) and joined in on the fun too. The photographs were a little shady due to the lighting but I absolutely loved how they turned out.

Thanks for stopping by and let me know what you think of our little outfits.

Next post will be things to do in Barcelona as family.

Sovanny x

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I’m wearing: Leather look shorts by Zara || Mens beanie by French Connection || Boots by Irregular Choice || Top by Asos || Eagle necklace by Asos 

Squirt is wearing: Sweater by H&M || Giraffe print trousers by H&M || Sneakers by Vans || Hat (as seen here) by Anthropologie 

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LOVE IN PARIS

Hello readers

As I write this post, I reminisce about the wonderful time we had in Paris during early March. As a family, we decided to catch the train from London to Paris where we’d appreciate all the city of love has to offer for 2 whole days before heading back to London. When we arrived, we were provided taxi priority as we had a child with us and greeted at our hotel with ‘you’ve brought the sun to Paris with you’. Apparently, they never thought they’d see the sun again.

For the two days, we stayed at the artsy Streets Hotel in Marais. Marais is a lovely spot bustling with great food, lovely people and tasteful boutique shops to appreciate and empty your pockets in.  We also managed to randomly find a lovely spot for lunch, Au Bourguignon Du Marais. Famous for their beef Bourguignon which my fussy husband gave a thumbs up to, I found the place comfortable and extremely family friendly. They also made the best french fries I’d ever tasted so if you ever pop in to Paris on your next trip with the family, I’d definitely recommend this place.

Aside for that, we had such a amazing time wandering around aimlessly for miles, walking by the river and seeing a few famous monuments. Nothing my husband and I have never seen before but this time we had our girl with us to share and appreciate the experiences. Something we have to do again, except the next time, we’d stay there for much longer.

Thanks again for reading and enjoy the images.

Sovanny x

Artsy decor in the Streets Hotel, Marais

Artsy decor in the Streets Hotel, Marais

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Sun bathing in the fountain because we can

Sun bathing in the fountain because we can

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Famous Notre Dame in view

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Kisses by the Louvre

Kisses by the Louvre

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I’m wearing: Dress by Zara || Mens beanie by Asos || Boots by Asos || Coat by Asos || Sunglasses from Retrostar Vintage 

Squirt is wearing: Vest by H&M || Coat by Zara || Boots by Next || Jeans by H&M || Jumper by Target

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