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Our Amsterdam Honeymoon

Hello just a warning this might be a long one, because today I will be telling you all about our honeymoon to Amsterdam, now we got married on the 20th October 2018 and we left for honeymoon on 22nd October 2018 for 3 days, so we had a day to relax and come down after the wedding. Now this was my first time on a plane and my first time going abroad also, so I was feeling quite nervous about going but was looking forward to it at the same time. So we set off on the Monday and couldn’t believe the view from the plane it was amazing IMG_1281we flew with KLM airline and can say it was amazing service, all of the staff was very helpful and we even got a little snack and drink whilst on the plane which went down very nicely since it took my mind off the nerves even though the flight was only around an hour long it really did ‘fly’ by (sorry for the pun). When we landed in Amsterdam we managed to have a look around the massive and very impressive schiphol airport which was full of all different shops, places to eat and also easily accessible train station underneath it. so we then got the train to Amsterdam IMG_8127central station which was also an experience since the trains are so much more impressive then British rail and the staff was much more helpful and friendly. we then arrived at the central station which was also very very big with an all glass roof looked like something straight out of Harry Potter. Now we then had the 30 minuet walk to find our hotel which was in the centre of rembrandtplein where there was a war memorial statue which was always super busy, but on our walk through the winding canals and little streets we noticed one big thing is LOOK OUT FOR BIKES, IMG_1376this was a major thing whilst we was over there was bikes have the right of way and even though they have special bike paths and zebra crossings for pedestrians there still is a great number of bikes which you need to look out for when crossing any road or even walking along a path because they simply do not care if they hit you over there since it would be the pedestrians fault for any damage or injury so be aware of this you need to look both ways and up and down before walking anywhere and then you may still get hit by a bike. On the first day we visited some of the shops and food IMG_1373places near to our hotel since we was tired from the early morning and flight so we didn’t do too much on the first day, we stayed at the NH caransa which is a 4 star hotel and it defiantly felt like it with a clean and modern rooms and general design, smart rooms with a mini bar filled with dutch treats and fantastic staff which was so friendly and kind, this is where I noticed another big detail about Amsterdam is that nearly everyone speaks English and I know this could be due to all of the tourism but this shocked me as I IMG_1572had never been out of the uk before I didn’t know what to expect so I was very happy when I leant this. One thing I loved about Amsterdam was the beautiful houses they are so amazing with tall and narrow houses which takes me back to a olden era then you have the canals which are filled with little boats and even floating houses which would be my dream.

 

The second day is when we started to go exploring Amsterdam a bit more we had a evening canal cruise booked which was fantastic but in the day we went to look around the shops and managed to find the main city centre where a endless road of shops appeared it seemed to go on forever and we discovered the most amazing chocolate in the world tonyTONY’S CHOCOLONELY, now all of the wording was in dutch so we didn’t quite know what the flavours was but most of them we could guess due to what it sounded like so we decided to buy nearly every flavour, another point I must say about IMG_4112Amsterdam was the price of everything now I don’t really know too much about this as I have never been abroad before but everything just seemed bit overpriced for example a bar of this chocolate was 5 euros which I thought was quite expensive so just a note for anyone thinking of visiting Amsterdam. Now in the main square was madame Tussauds and we have never been to any even the one in London so we decided to go and have a look, we got some great pictures but one thing I found was that it was very busy and cramped so we didn’t get a lot of time to look at each person but we still had a good time looking through everyone.

Now the third day and the last full day of our trip we pretty much done the same thing as the day before look around the shops, canals and then grabbed something to eat I found this amazing noodle place which was lush, now on this day we had booked up to go to IMG_1710Ripley’s believe it or not museum and this was the best museum we had been to it was full of lots of interesting and wacky objects and oddities from around the world we didn’t want to even leave, there was even a IMG_7451part on the The Beatles which I loved obviously. For the rest of the day we just walked around looking at the different places and we even saw the Palace which was amazing. now your probably thinking Hannah you went to Amsterdam did you not go to any coffee shops or the red light district? and the answer is no even though the whole culture of Amsterdam is sex, drugs and rocks and roll, me and my husband just isn’t into that sort of thing and didn’t see any need to participate in these activities but if thats what your into then trust me there are plenty of coffee shops around there is nearly one down every street and there defiantly is a smell in the air around Amsterdam.

On Thursday was the time we was coming home and I wasn’t as nervous about this flight as the first one but first we had to get a taxi to the airport and it fulfilled my husbands IMG_1282dream as the taxi was a Tesla and a fancy one to that, this was no Uber, my husbands face defiantly lit up when he saw that. We then Breezed through security and passport control, then enjoyed a McDonalds  breakfast in the airport whilst waiting for our plane and then landed back in the Uk safe and sound around 10 minutes IMG_1283after we left Amsterdam which was very strange to think. so overall we had a lovely time on our honeymoon even though it was very short I think that was just enough so hopefully this gives you a little insight into if you are thinking of visiting Amsterdam anytime soon and over all I will defiantly recommend visiting Amsterdam for everyone it is defiantly a beautiful place and there is something for everyone, friendly people who are very accepting and I couldn’t of wished for a better honeymoon.

Hannah.

 

 

 

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I-got U smart Q- band 62 activity tracker, review.

 Hello everyone today I will be posting my review on my brand new little gadget I got mine off of amazon prime now, now as I work as a healthcare assistant and work 12 hour shifts I’ve always been interested in finding out how many steps I would do throughout the day, also I have always been interested in getting one of the £80+ fit bits but didn’t want to pay the price tag, so I looked on amazon for a cheaper make and found this little one for only £33, so I thought I would give it a try, since it has the majority of the same features such as a uv sensor, heart rate monitor, sleep & steps tracker, calories burned and distance traveled monitor and even a UV ray sensor to tell you when to and what spf you should apply to be protected. It all works through an app you can download to your phone this works very well and is easy to navigate,the layout is simple and it’s easy to track all of the activities you’ve done through out the day and night. The sleep monitor is the one that impressed me the most, it records how deep you slept through out the night and at which points you was in light, deep and even when your in the REM ( rapid eye movement) stage of sleep, which for a sufferer of night terrors such as myself, is a great thing to check up on since, the attacks come on when in the NREM (non rapid eye movement) stage of sleep. The steps appear on the watches screen as you wear it through out the day, also the watch pops up with any texts, calls and notifications that come up on your phone so you always know when something it going on your phone since it gives you a little nudge when you have one. Another good feature is the silent alarm On the app where you can set an alarm what will only wake you up since you can wear the watch at night if you set the alarm it will vibrate there for waking you up but not disturbing anyone else, also you have to go on your phone and open up the app to turn off the alarm there for not letting you sleep in or snooze. It is also IPX7 waterproof. It’s battery life is amazing also on one charge I find it lasts for about 5-7 days, depending on how much I use it in a day. So overall I give the product ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. I would definitely recommend this fitness tracker to anyone thats in the market for a cheaper alternative to the Fit Bit, I will link the I-got u life activity tracker below. Thank you for taking the time to read my post, and if you’ve got this product let me know what you think of it in the comments section. 

I-got U life activity tracker.

Hannah.

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My Vinyl Records collection so far.

Hello hope everyone is well today, I thought for today’s post I will write about my collection of vinyl records. Now for Christmas 2016 I got a Crosley record player here it is in action playing some James Bay. And since I got this I’ve been obsessed with adding to my collection of vinyl records which is not a cheap hobby might I add with them being from £20 for an album, It can start to add up if you want to get all of your favourites, so I thought I would share these with you what I’ve got so far.


Okay so Ed sheeran is my favourite artist of all time I love every single one of his songs he’s ever made including his 2 new songs ‘shape of you’and ‘castle on the hill’ , I just had to get his two albums X and + on vinyl and I’m glad I did the fact that X features mine and my fiancé special song ‘Thinking out loud’ it makes it a favourite of ours and he sounds even better in vinyl, which I thought was impossible.

Now even though people from my generation is not normally fans of their style of music, I happen to love the Beatles so I decided to buy ‘sgt peppers lonely hearts club band’ and ‘ The Beatles greatest hits 62-65’ because they have a nice range of some of my favourite songs by them.
 

So Frank Sinatra is another one which I surprisingly love and that style of music, I swear I was born in the wrong era because I love all of the music from that period of time. So I could help but get it when I saw it in the store.


Now Elvis is my dads favourite and when I was younger I always remember my dad singing and playing his music all the time so I think this is why I love his songs my favourite is ‘can’t help falling in love’ I could listen to it all day.


Coldplay is my favourite band of all time and so I had to get their newest album on vinyl, plus I don’t have any of these songs on my iPhone so I like to put on the record to listen to it.


James Bay is probably up there with Ed sheeran I like every song on this album so I really wanted to get this one for a while but couldn’t find it in HMV or my local record shop so I ordered it off amazon and it was worth the wait.


And lastly George Ezra is someone that I used to love his music but I sort of forgot about, so when I saw this in HMV I just couldn’t wait to get it home and listen to all of the songs again and I’m glad I brought it because I remembered how good he actually is,but I must say side A is  my favourite.

So this was my vinyl records collection, thank you for reading this and don’t forget to like and share this on social media it would really help me out, thank you.

Hannah