All posts tagged: new years eve

NEW YEAR, NEW ME?

HAPPY 2018 MY LOVES! Typically around the holiday season I get a little somber, especially since it’s my third year in a row away from my family. But, if I learned anything from the past few years is that you make your own happiness. I repeat: YOU MAKE YOUR OWN HAPPINESS! Instead of curling into a ball and hiding away, on Christmas Eve I headed to Seoul to be with my friend Annie and celebrate December 25th with red bean donuts, ice skating, and treating myself with skincare related prezzies. And of course, I vlogged it all for ya. My New Years Eve was way less eventful. I bundled up at home in my thickest blanket, gathered my favorite junk food (chicken burgers, french fries, popcorn, and chocolate ice cream), and had a solo Harry Potter movie marathon. It. Was. Ah-mazing. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is by far the best movie of them all. I fell asleep around 11PM (lol, living the dream!) and woke up at 1:30AM with texts from my family …

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

Waking up on my last night in Budapest, I felt like a new person. As I mentioned in my previous post I had a terrible cough (I blame the beer cart) but good sleep and a hot shower revived me! After we left beautiful Budapest, we made our way to Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana [LUBE-LEE-AH-NA]. We only had 14 hours (including sleep) to spend in Ljubljana, and what better date to spend one night than NEW YEARS EVE! After dinner we walked to Castle Hill and hopped on a cable car which took us up to the Ljubljana Castle, which served as both a royal residence and a military barracks over the centuries. The entire evening on New Years Eve was spectacular, filled with live bands, an energetic crowd and twinkling lights galore. At the town square, we watched fireworks shoot beautifully from the castle, and everywhere you walked thereafter, pyro shows lit up the sky.. even as late as 4AM. New Years Eve was one of my favourite nights while in Europe. It was invigorating to be in a city that was unfamiliar, …