Carry-on Baggage Travel Essentials

I’ve put together a free downloadable AND printable list of in-flight travel essentials because if you’re anything like me and don’t enjoy flying, a simple pack of feel-good items can make it seem like a breeze. Whether you’re flying long-haul…

The Art of The Teese in Melbourne

Oh Melbourne, everytime I visit this city I fall more in love with it. This time I went to see The Art of the Teese by Dita von Teese and it was 100% worth it. I did the same thing…

Hi There

I’m Charlotte - a pinup styled blogger/vlogger and travel marketer. I live and work in Auckland City, New Zealand.

You’ll find everything from recipes, high tea reviews, pinup & retro fashion, old Hollywood glamour & travel related content here on my blog.

Grab a cup of tea and stay a while! <3

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Lavender Hill Farm – A Fragrant Getaway

Love lavender? Then this tranquil little spot on the outer suburbs of Auckland will be perfect for you. We found Lavender Hill extremely easily as it was marked by the vintage Ford truck out the front. I remembered seeing it…

Memories From The Trip Of A Lifetime – Milk Books

I love a good coffee table book. Something easily flick-able and entertaining while sipping a hot beverage (in my case, always tea). I had one of the Milk Books photo books made for Carl after we got home from our…

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MadeinEighty Viva Las Vegas Vintage Photo shoot

I got the last photo shoot session with Lars Kommezispadt from MadeinEighty. His photos are dark, moody, use little to no lighting except what’s natural and they manage to capture something which is so raw and real. I love trying…

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Miss Rockabilly Ruby + Silver and Soul

I did a photo shoot with Silver and Soul and Miss Rockabilly Ruby in May and I couldn’t be happier with the results.  Firstly, I really wanted to make the most of my limited time visiting Los Angeles.  We spent…

4 Things I Learnt About Living in an RV

At first, the idea of hiring an RV in another country scared the pants off me. However, now I can happily admit it was the coolest experience ever. My partner Carl and I were definitely nervous about the idea of driving…

Tennessee Travel – My Favourite Things & Why I Could Live Here

I’m swooning over Tennessee…. there, I admit it. I’m cheating on New Zealand and I don’t even feel guilty about it. Tennessee reminds both Carl and me of New Zealand. I think this is why I could see myself so easily moving…

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A Shopping Date at Trashy Diva, Atlanta

The brand new Trashy Diva store in Atlanta is so beautiful. I went along on Thursday 11th May for a shopping date and to try on a bunch of garments from different collections. I have wanted to buy a piece for…

New Orleans – Top Things To See & Do

Before I got to New Orléans I had googled things to see, do and eat when I arrived. I knew I only had three days and that I needed to cram in as many activities as I could. Once I…

My Crazy Week in Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas is so insane… I lost count with how many times I said that during our time there. If you have never been to Vegas, nothing can prepare you for this extreme, bright, busy city in the middle of the…


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