2023's first cherry blossoms of the season
Elegant Lifestyle

Spring/Summer Reset Routines: 10 Simple Ways for a fresh start

Did we just blink and almost half the year is over?! Hello, spring! What is this ‘springergy’ I am feeling in the air?! Are you feeling it too? It literally felt like it was just yesterday I was exploring the Christmas markets in Sicily! I blinked and now the icy grey London streets have transformed …

How to spend 3 days in Syracuse? How about watching people from our balcony with a cup of Italian brew?
Elevated Travel

Sicily Italy Travel: the best of Sicily’s most elegant destinations

Welcome to my Sicily Italy Travel series, the best of the island’s most beautiful and elegant destinations. In a Modern Ladylike manner, I will be uncovering some of the hidden gems and the luxurious experiences from our 14 days itinerary around Sicily. This means slow travel, immersing yourself in the sites and soaking up all …

Setting new intentions for 2023 and word of the year
Elegant Lifestyle

Setting new intentions for 2023 and ‘word’ of the year

And that was a wrap ladies. Another another year over, another chapter turned, and a whole new 365 days to make an impact! This means that now is the perfect time for setting new intentions for 2023 and the ‘word’ of the year. Welcome back to my blog and Happy New Year! Are you ready …

Beautiful gift wrapping by Dior
Timeless Fashion

My guide to affordable luxury gift ideas for her

Christmas is less than a month away, you guys!! Are you all set with gift shopping or kind of struggling with what to buy for all the significant people in your life? With the current energy crisis and cost of living on the rise, we may need to be more considered and budget-conscious this year …

The Spirits of Christmas is back for another year on Regent Street
Elevated Travel London

The best brunch experience in St James, London, Fallow Restaurant

I recently had the pleasure of dining at Fallow Restaurant, in the heart of St James / Piccadilly Circus. It turned out to be the best brunch experience, and it is not a tourist trap. I promise! Whether you live in London or just visiting, it’s hard to deny the charms and buzz that pull …

Finding joy through contentment
Elegant Lifestyle Ladylike Secrets

How to stop the toxic comparison and start thriving

The topic of ‘comparison’ is controversial. It can be a blessing or a curse. But fundamentally, we need to learn how to stop the toxic comparison and use it to drive our growth strategy and start thriving. Do you have that bittersweet feeling when you scroll through social media and see people who “seem” to …

View from the top. Enroute to Melbourne from London. View of Doha city
Elegant Lifestyle

Why I’ve been missing in action but now I’m back

As a blogger, particularly if you have ‘made it’, you feel compelled to explain why you’ve been missing in action and what you got up to. And so this post is about why I’ve been missing in action and ta-daaa I’m back! Just kidding. I am definitely nowhere near making it in the blogosphere. But …

How to speak more eloquently
Ladylike Secrets

How to speak more eloquently and sound more elegant

Wow! What a momentous Platinum Jubilee weekend we’ve just had! I thoroughly enjoyed watching all the events on TV. The Brits really know how to put on a show! I was glued to the TV and Royal watching. I paid particular attention to how they conducted themselves, the way they look and the way they …

Embracing those guilt-free moments by reading on the balcony
Elevated Travel

Everyday in Seychelles is one remarkable beach after another

Everyday in Seychelles is one remarkable beach after another. Following a couple of astonishing days in Anse La Mouche, Port Launay and a gorgeous sunset dinner at Del Place, the next day, we packed up our bags and moved further south of Mahé to Baie Lazare for some quality R&R in Valmer Resort and Spa. After …