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Carcel- no stock, no waste, only good cause

Carcel, a Danish clothing brand that is new to many, but making a huge impact globally. Set to transform problems into solutions by re-evaluating every step of the supply chain, they set up productions in women’s prisons, and only uses 100% natural materials local to the country of production. Each Carcel garment is made by women in prison in order to empower them to obtain a crime-free future and break with poverty.  The designs are made to last beyond seasons and launched in limited batches to eliminate stock and waste. The result is desirable, long-lasting and non-seasonal designs that are born classics. We talk about susta...
Category: Fashion

A weekend hideaway on the seaside of Palma de Mallorca

Summer season has recently started in Europe (FINALLY! ), and lots of Europeans are fleeing to their favourite nearby islands for a mini weekend or a long-awaited vacation. Earlier this month, I went to Palma de Mallorca for a mini getaway. As one of the biggest of the Balearic Islands in Spain, it offers a variety of activities for all sorts of people- family, singles, couples, small children etc. If you want to party, there are lots of options, if you want a romantic getaway, there are plenty of beautiful spots, if you want a quite detox or relaxing vacation, there are multiple locations. I wanted a bit a both- a little sig...
Category: Europe, Hotel, 旅遊

The Virgin flight

A while ago I had my first flight experience with Virgin Atlantic from London to New York. I have heard so many positive feedback and recommendations from friends and family about them but never had a chance to try it out. So when I flew to New York, I decided to give it a try. I can say now I understand why there had been so many good feedback. I like the fact that all the online booking system is simple, clear and easy, their reminders are also very handy. In a time where all airlines are competing against each other, even the premium ones are trying to out-do the budget airlines, it’s always a gamble to pay for a premium air...
Category: 旅遊

How to chill in New York

Whether or not this is your first visit to New York City, it always gives you a special feeling. A mixture of green space and metropolitan, fashionable and nostalgic. Spring in NYC is beautiful. Blue skies, light breeze, and cherry blossoms all over the place. We are all about slow living and mindfulness now. Being in a busy city like New York can be quite stressful and suffocating, but there are ways that you can chill in the city. If you have a few days to spare and walk around the city, here are some of my picks that you can easily chill, grab a coffee and a bite, and taking in the scene and architecture. Grand central termina...
Category: 旅遊

FIFA la Russian Goddess Victoria

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup officially kicked off today with the first Russia vs Saudi Arabia match, this is a face and a name that you need to know:  Victoria Lopyreva. She is the FIFA World Cup 2018 Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola Official Ambassador, Special Ambassador UNAIDS, TV Presenter, Model and Miss Russia 2003 officially open the Confederations Cup in 2017.  She made history by becoming the second woman in the world to kick the ball on the pitch to mark the beginning of a match. The first was Marilyn Monroe who kicked-off the game between America and Israel in her country exactly 60 years ago.   We may be living too far to ...
Category: Europe