Travel Diary: Tulum, Mexico

whats good cool catz! its me. hope you have had a stellar week so far. i launched The Beaux Store this week which i am really proud of and hope you enjoy. It took 6 months to carefully curate the rugs from all over england (i drove many hundreds of miles and had a blast) + germany and hand-retrieve the baskets from portugal. ((ill do a post on that asap to share more about how i find the rug and baskets and misc items.))

I'll have new + different rugs and baskets each week on Wednesdays at 4pm GMT so please stay close (i love you)

so i went to tulum! its a bit of a doozy to get to from london so bae and i turned a wedding invitation into a 10day holiday and predictably, IT WAS AMAZING. INSANE. PARADISE. im a alittle excited so there are a few typos. I honeslty can tell you Tulum is a top three desintation for me (up there with hawaii and sun valley, idaho). It was kewl bc i had been there 13 years ago before it was 'TULUM' (aka with cool chic fashion + art types frequenting it)... obvioulsy its much different now but I still love it. great perks nowadys include healthy and fresh food, biodegradable + eco-friendly ethos plus great clothing boutiques. in other words, go. 

The easiest way to chat about tulum is to divide it by: the good, the bad, the ugly. I only have one fun fact that doesnt need a whole section... pablo escobar used to have an estate here (its now where casa malca is and includes the deserted property next door) and which adds an interesting (read: dark) layer to the tulum culture/history...so keep your eyes peeled when youre far south in tulum for that. But now lets get into it!

THE GOOD: 

-Euphemia Taco Shop: the most hippy dippy taco spot ever...party starts at 11am and keeps going until late but BEST FISH TACOS IN TULUM. first day we got there bae and i dressed up a bit too smart for here and walked in and were omg we gotta leave stat bc we look like narcs and headed to gitano. trust me when i say no shirt, no shoes, no problem...

-Gitano: we went here 3 times in 10 days cuz we play it cool like that. life changing hummus, amazing handmade tortillas.  cool vibe (disco ball in palm trees).

-Coconut Bar at Sanara: i had probiotic coconut water shots, organic almond milk cacao in the am, and seriously awesome green smoothies. bit like LA in tulum, local/unrefined sugars etcs which i love

-Luv Hotel: my fave hotel in tulum hands down. super small and vintage-rustic.  if  youre staying here, lunch on the beach cannot be beat. we had sandia juice and quesadillas and guacamoles and ceviches everyday. its like 10 rooms and each room is different. i hate mass produced hotels/food/lifestyle and i was happy bc this was NOT that. 

-Sunrise walks on the beach in the morning. Quoting phil dunphy, I tried to watch "one sunrise a day" and guess what, bc of jetlag when you fly from europe...that is NO problem. plus you can see flamingos fly early in the morning and at dusk. if thats not the coolest...idk what is. 

-Arca is great. loved the atmosphere of this restaurant. youll see :)

-Casa Banana breakfast was so super. Fresh bread and seaweed omlettes. 

-Rent a bicycle and cycle the whole length of the tulum 'strip' and venture into sian kaan. 

-Wanderlust boutique. Maxi and Linen dresses that penelope cruz in vicky christina barcelona (aka my muse) would probably wear. next i just need a worn velvet matador hat...

-Try to see the more secret cenotes in dos ojos with a private, local guide. its worth it.  It blew my mind bc i had never seen cave cenotes as untouched or as private as i did in this trip. see photos below.

THE BAD:

-Cash only almost everywhere, and pesos are the most efficient to use (US dollars accepted but bleh exchange rate is iffy most of the time). oh also, 10% off wanderlust boutique if you pay w cash if youre looking for trouble ;)

-I wanted to love hartwood but they never respond to booking emails (the only way you can book a table) and i dont queue for food (unless its franco manca). i didnt love the diva vibe they put out. you guys are serving food not saving lives. there are seriously such good food options in tulum, dont stress if you cant get a table here. just keep walking. 

-Cockroaches and mosquitos: i made an organic essential oil of citronella spray before i went...1 part purified water, 1 part witch hazel and about 10 drops of organic citronella oil in a spray bottle...worked great and doesnt harm your endrocrine system! Had to wear lots at dinner...

-Raw Love Cafe: this vegan spot gave me a terrible stomachache (i had the vegan pizza) but i think its just bc i ordered the stupidest thing on the menu that i felt awful bc you should never ever have vegan pizza.

The ugly:

-Casa Malca cooked some part of chicken tacos in peanut oil so bae was done early at dinner one night with a nut allergy. Im listing this as ugly because its the typical high-end hotel attitude here, "i cant be bothered with anything" bleh

Bottom line is Tulum will be paradise. I hope you have so much fun and please let me know if you want any other recs, ill let you know all i know from my perspective!

lots of warm fuzzies

xo, Ashley

ALL BASKETS ARE FROM THE BEAUX STORE, ALL SWIMWEAR IS BOWER

beauxtulum.JPG
beauxtulum

double trouble

beauxtulum

probably flamingos flying overhead bc its literally paradise here

beauxtulum
beauxtulum
beauxtulum

im not coming home...shoot im writing this post from home

beauxtulum
beauxtulum

the best fish tacos in tulum...also the world?

beauxtulum.JPG

spent everyday all up on there, hotel LUV was my fave place in tulum personally 

IMG_5101.JPG
IMG_4724.JPG
IMG_4713.JPG

our super cute casita at luv

IMG_5094.JPG

someones a happy camper

IMG_4714.JPG
IMG_5162.JPG

the alley of trouble jk its where my fave boutique wanderlust is located... i am a 2 for 2 right now of going in that shop and walking away non empty handed....and look here is me with my beaux basket wooo!

IMG_5085.JPG
IMG_4721.JPG
IMG_5151.JPG
IMG_4715.JPG

look its me in front of the keith haring corner in Casa Malca!! plus one shot without me bc moderation

IMG_4716.JPG

mmmm creamy beige

IMG_4718.JPG
IMG_4717.JPG
IMG_4723.JPG
IMG_4722.JPG
IMG_4728.JPG

here is my 'wedding attendee' look for the most bonkers amazing wedding ive ever been to, and here is when i waded into the water and risked everything to take a photo of the beach from the water w my phone...not sure if it was worth it in the end but whatevs

IMG_4726.JPG

my names ashley you can call me ashley

IMG_4731.JPG
IMG_5108.JPG
IMG_5167.JPG
IMG_5170.JPG
IMG_5169.JPG
IMG_4735.JPG
IMG_4727.JPG
IMG_4743.JPG

op cheeky here is another photo of me infront of the keith haring wall, plus some great table design at a fun party i went to at gitano

IMG_5164.JPG
IMG_5166.JPG
IMG_5165.JPG
IMG_5148.JPG
IMG_5107.JPG
IMG_5153.JPG

my true love is Bower Swimwear..literally they do no wrong. chic chic chic

IMG_5147.JPG

i like gitano 

IMG_5160.JPG
IMG_5158.JPG
IMG_5161.JPG
IMG_5159.JPG
IMG_5157.JPG

shoutout to bae for being a good sport for a photo everytime i ordered a sandia juice, here is me being young and fancyfree on a bicycle

IMG_5154.JPG

cenotes 4 lyfe...was only a bit scared swimming in the darkness with lots of bats and no torch but we cool we cool now

IMG_5146.JPG
IMG_5140.JPG

haha k 

IMG_5142.JPG
IMG_5145.JPG
IMG_4737.JPG

This was my favorite boutique in tulum...wanderlust. 

IMG_5141.JPG

The Beaux Gang is all here! hayyyyyy (the large round style, "corsica" is coming this wed March 22!)

IMG_5139.JPG
IMG_5136.JPG
IMG_5137.JPG

actually was reading

IMG_5134.JPG
IMG_5063.JPG

another photo of me with keith karing howd that get in there!

IMG_5126.JPG

he waited for his spearfisher to come back to land

IMG_5129.JPG
IMG_5128.JPG
IMG_5127.JPG
IMG_5125.JPG
IMG_5109.JPG
IMG_5123.JPG
IMG_5124.JPG
IMG_5132.JPG
IMG_5122.JPG
IMG_5121.JPG
IMG_5104.JPG
IMG_5100.JPG
IMG_5120.JPG
IMG_5119.JPG
IMG_4712.JPG
IMG_5118.JPG
IMG_5163.JPG

foliage and my all american behind

IMG_5093.JPG
IMG_5116.JPG
IMG_5114.JPG
IMG_5092.JPG
IMG_5115.JPG
IMG_5112.JPG
IMG_5110.JPG
IMG_5113.JPG
IMG_5106.JPG
IMG_5111.JPG

the place that i never ate at nor whill i ever eat at bc i dont queue for food but that aside, BANGING DESIGN choices...i mean limestone and iron?? #hearteyes obviously im handling it well haha

IMG_5105.JPG
IMG_5097.JPG
IMG_5102.JPG

guacamole and fish at every sitting duh

IMG_5096.JPG
IMG_5089.JPG

I showered like a Mermaid and was barefoot all day IS THIS HEAVEN OR IS THIS HEAVEN

IMG_5095.JPG

How amazing is this cenote...that water is deep too you guys and you can see straight to the bottom FAR OUT!

IMG_5087.JPG
IMG_5091.JPG
IMG_5076.JPG
IMG_5077.JPG
IMG_5079.JPG
IMG_5075.JPG
IMG_5078.JPG
IMG_5080.JPG
IMG_5084.JPG
IMG_5071.JPG
IMG_5073.JPG
IMG_5067.JPG
IMG_5069.JPG
IMG_5070.JPG
IMG_5068.JPG
IMG_5065.JPG
IMG_5058.JPG
IMG_5062.JPG
IMG_5059.JPG
IMG_5057.JPG
IMG_5064.JPG
IMG_5099.JPG
beauxtulum.JPG

rainbow views out the window en route back to london. GROOL.

Beaux Travel Diary: Southern Germany

ONLY ONE WEEK UNTIL THE BEAUX STORE LAUNCHES!!! So flipping excited party people. 

hello! its me, ashley. its been a little while. ive been literally all over the place in germany and mexico for some estate sales, (hello rugs!), a doctor-supervised therapeutic fast, and a wedding (in that order).  now i am home in london and running around like a crazy person getting all the final touches (ie, rugs cleaned, baskets organized,last minute rug shopping etc) in order for the big launch next wednesday. 

I spent some time in south Germany by Lake Constance and had the time of my life eating bratwurst, searching for mistletoe in the trees (its a parasitic plant that lives in trees! mind blown), and hunting for rugs. it was nearly paradise. except for the part when i fasted for 14 days and was angry the whole time. (food and hunger and the gut is the emotional hub of my body thats for effing sure). 

March 15. 4pm GMT so set those alarms players.

one love.

xo, ashley

featuring my favorite Beaux Basket coming March 15, and my true love: Bower Swimwear

beauxgermany1.JPG
beauxgermany2.JPG
beauxgermany3.JPG
beauxgermany4.JPG
beauxgermany5.JPG
beauxgermany6.JPG
beauxgermany.JPG
beauxgermany.JPG
beauxgermany.JPG
beauxgermany.JPG
beauxgermany.JPG
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
The most magical chocolate on the earth: Laderach. 

The most magical chocolate on the earth: Laderach. 

BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany
BeauxinginGermany

Beaux Travel Diary: The American Road Trip

howdy cowboys its meeeeee! 

so i took this epic roadtrip from idaho through yellowstone to nevada down to san diego and yes i picked up some rugs for The Beaux Store (!!!!!) and basically saw some legendary sights. i was able to check off a lot of things ive been wanting to see for ages (i.e., Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains outside vegas, the valley of fire, yellowstone in the winter, etc.) it was real neat. 

i took L-O-T-S of photos. 

xoxo, Ashley 

unrelated, i just had an appt with my osteopath who told me today that body and soul are one (until you die) so whatever your soul is going through, your body shows. I really liked that. she then recommend i scream in the car alone to just have a release. so theres that. ps im scared to yell in the car? i think i have to have some soul searching about why i dont want to do it...

IMG_1363.JPG

Open on: SUN VALLEY

IMG_9946.JPG
IMG_1299.JPG
IMG_1301.JPG
IMG_9913.JPG
IMG_9931.JPG
IMG_0298.JPG
IMG_9929.JPG
IMG_9943.JPG

neat-o view from our farmhouse 

IMG_0017.JPG

some of my favesies: evermore london, ace&tate, and wear lively

IMG_9945.JPG
IMG_1285.JPG
IMG_1303.JPG
IMG_9996.JPG
IMG_9972.JPG
IMG_0063.JPG

Cut to: YELLOWSTONE

IMG_0021.JPG
IMG_0035.JPG
IMG_0037.JPG
IMG_1279.JPG
IMG_1295.JPG
IMG_0039.JPG
IMG_0028.JPG
IMG_1296.JPG
IMG_1291.JPG
IMG_1292.JPG
IMG_0081.JPG
IMG_9882.JPG

Cut to: NEVADA (Valley of Fire, Rachel, The Seven Sister Mountains, Alamo)

IMG_9667.JPG
IMG_1284.JPG
IMG_9900.JPG
IMG_9654.JPG
IMG_0333.JPG
IMG_9669.JPG
IMG_9895.JPG
IMG_9625.JPG
IMG_9903.JPG
IMG_9776.JPG
IMG_9613.JPG
IMG_1324.JPG
IMG_9608.JPG
IMG_1315.JPG
IMG_0286.JPG
IMG_0287.JPG
IMG_0297.JPG
IMG_0302.JPG
IMG_0291.JPG
IMG_0345.JPG
IMG_0322.JPG
IMG_0332.JPG
IMG_9898.JPG
IMG_1271.JPG
IMG_1270.JPG
IMG_1275.JPG
IMG_1283.JPG

Cut to: SAN DIAGOOO

IMG_0364.JPG
IMG_0363.JPG
IMG_0365.JPG
IMG_0362.JPG
IMG_0361.JPG

THE END.

Beaux Travel Diary: The South of England

hi me, its me.

Here are some tweets that never were bc i overthink twitter:

Fun fact: English people say porn and pawn the exact same.

At intermission of the nutcracker a little kid behind me asked her mom "why there is so much ballet"

Saturn completes a revolution around the sun every 29 years. So when you are 29 and 58 etc, cosmically big life shifts are possible. its like a cosmic bat mitzvah.

I cant begin to tell you how disappointed the remodel of the Berkeley hotel in London made me. i am not being dramatic.

My acupuncturist once told me that the tip of your big toes is the acupoint that helps avoid pregnancy.

The only thing I miss from America other than the national parks is having an outlet for a blowdryer in the bathroom.

I recently found out that Christmas is a pagan holiday that the christians usurped to dominate civiliaztion and turned it into Jesus' birthday party. (controversial??? probably)

My Fave tube stops in London are goodge street and tooting bec.

I've ordered fettucine alfredo without alfredo sauce before.

one time i called a restaurant and left a voicemail asking for a booking during which my phone froze on a black screen so i couldnt hang up and then i went to the bathroom and while i was washing my hands, the "ba ba ba, were sorry youre having trouble" recording came on so im pretty sure i left my full name and contact info and then peed on their voicemail.

below are some photos of some of my adventures in england from london to the amazing seven sister cliffs in sussex.

xo, ,Ashley

feat. danielle foster purse, wood/grey basket, ace&tate glasses

IMG_9067.JPG
IMG_9398.JPG
IMG_8786.JPG
IMG_9397.JPG
IMG_7884.JPG
IMG_7518.JPG
IMG_7524.JPG
IMG_7866.JPG
IMG_8564.JPG
IMG_7881.JPG
IMG_7872.JPG
IMG_7877.JPG
IMG_7912.JPG
IMG_7922.JPG
IMG_7940.JPG
IMG_8059.JPG
IMG_8004.JPG
IMG_8001.JPG
IMG_8178.JPG
IMG_8562.JPG
IMG_9080.JPG
IMG_9103.JPG
IMG_8535.JPG
IMG_8108.JPG
IMG_9157.JPG
IMG_8602.JPG
IMG_8778.JPG
IMG_9118.JPG
IMG_7849.JPG
IMG_9369.JPG
IMG_9370.JPG
IMG_9371.JPG
and now a bit of christmas!!!!

and now a bit of christmas!!!!

IMG_9400.JPG
IMG_9189.JPG
IMG_8027.JPG
IMG_9318.JPG
IMG_9316.JPG
IMG_9374.JPG
IMG_9373.JPG
IMG_9372.JPG
IMG_9362.JPG
IMG_9363.JPG
IMG_9358.JPG
IMG_9368.JPG
IMG_9364.JPG
IMG_9365.JPG
IMG_9367.JPG
IMG_9366.JPG
IMG_9396.JPG
IMG_9354.JPG
IMG_9391.JPG
IMG_9379.JPG
IMG_9384.JPG
IMG_9388.JPG
IMG_9385.JPG
IMG_9389.JPG
IMG_9383.JPG
IMG_9390.JPG

Beaux Travel Diary: Sun Valley, ID

bloo[p bloop bloop its meeeeee

so i went to my soul town sun valley idaho for thanksgiving with my family and it made me feel all the good things. i hiked flat things (so.. walking) , i hiked steep things (like mountains), and I ate all the organic/local goodness that is readily available in this magical valley. 

im going to keep it short bc all you need to know is that this is my favorite place ever tied with anywhere that has white sand beaches and crystal clear water. but my soul is attached to sun valley and so it will always be my safe space place. "SSP" as no one says.

if you get the honor of going to sun valley haha, here is what you have to do

hike dollar in spring/summer/fall, get lunch at sun valley club, do nothing until you order spagetti and meatballs with nivole at il naso, grocery shop at the natural grocers, get a blackberry smoothie at iconoclast, horizontal hiking on harrimans trail (on the 75 past the snra), hike to PIO cabin in summer, grab an almond milk chai at the konditori, thirft shop at the gold mine (i literally bought a max mara coat for 38$), get acupuncture with Rosemary Cody, have a therapy session with Dr. Ellen Tracy (intuitive meets western medicine), and just freaking enjoy living life without traffic, cigarette smoke, or any rude humans. its basically paradise. 

anyway-dont forget, its hard to remain angry when youre singing. 

xo, Ashley

IMG_7460.JPG
IMG_7490.JPG
IMG_7401.JPG
IMG_7031.JPG
IMG_7486.JPG
IMG_7440.JPG
IMG_7162.JPG
IMG_7492.JPG
IMG_7180.JPG
IMG_7181.JPG
IMG_7030.JPG
IMG_7488.JPG
IMG_7029.JPG
IMG_7260.JPG
IMG_7258.JPG
IMG_7291.JPG
IMG_7327.JPG
IMG_7328.JPG
IMG_7326.JPG
IMG_7487.JPG
IMG_7330.JPG
IMG_7331.JPG
IMG_7284.JPG
IMG_7377.JPG
IMG_7424.JPG
IMG_7423.JPG
IMG_7425.JPG
IMG_7489.JPG
IMG_7173.JPG
IMG_7491.JPG
IMG_7443.JPG
IMG_7482.JPG
IMG_7459.JPG
IMG_7442.JPG
IMG_7447.JPG
IMG_7420.JPG
IMG_7485.JPG
IMG_7439.JPG
IMG_7416.JPG
IMG_7431.JPG

Beaux Travel Diary: Portugal

when i was a theatre major at USC, i was in a really competitive musical theatre class with jason robert brown.  

one day during this class, my mom gave me this french 'glycolic lotion' to help brighten up the dead skin on my wintered face. (im being dramatic. this was LA...i mean what even is winter am i right socal guys) 'yeah yeah mom, i know how to apply lotion duh i got this, thanks!' that night i was so excited to give it a go. literally everything from france is amazing. next stop: brigitte bardot! i applied both the lotion and my optimism liberally, then went to bed. the next morning i was excited to see my fresh and non-dull skin greet me.  i looked in the mirror and i literally was 3rd degree burned. turns out lotion does not mean lotion. i called my mom in a panic and pretended everything was normal...'hey mom if i were to try the french lotion you gave me what time allotment would you recommend'...she was like '2 MINS MAX'...omg omg omg i literally have ruined my face...do i need to go to the hospital??

why did i mention jasons class way up there? bc. also that day i had to perform in his class that day which is tough with or without self-inflicted third degree burns. like really tough. you dont wanna blow it in front of JRB.

fast forward a bit, i sang (i think it was that one song from hair, "easy to be hard" or something...not my fave or my best)...it went ok but somewhere during my go, i casually ended up having an existential crisis so bad that jrb kindly recommended we take a walk after class to help me talk it through. ('what is performing', 'what do i want to do with my life', 'who am i'....etc.) keep in mind that i had literally blisters all over my face that are highlighted by a well-meaning concealer attempt by moi (AM I FRENCH YET) that just acted as a huge highlighter to draw to eye to the contrasting red blisters inside the white rings. so while on the walk, i was trying to really connect and open up i was simultaneously trying to hide my face...it was hard to do either fully so i just landed in the middle as a big old wierdo. it was sort of the feeling like when you are at a great dinner party and really want to settle in to eat this amazing meal with great convo but your dog has diarrhea back home so you have to keep checking the dog cam on your phone in the other room therefore you cant really focus on participating fully in either task in front of you. that literally has never happened to me but its the first thing that popped into my head and basically moral of the story was that it SUCKED. i think that was the first time i have had FOMO WHILE actually being there... 

anyway i went to portugal this month and it was literally paradise and here are photos from my time there.

additionally, I was in the algarve and here are my top tips if you go:

loule saturday market, lagos fish market before 1pm to get your fish for the day (robalo!!) so you can cook at home (baked robalo/sea bass with garlic + parsley and mashed sweet potatoes (doce batatas) and then fresh gambas or camarones for a whole wheat linguine w white wine sauce...these were some of our fave items du jour), praia do camilo in the am, burgau in general, and then warm/fresh pastel de nata from a little pasteleria in salema (before 10am)! (plus so much more...literally portugal is incredible.)

my thought of the week is: the body follows the head. 

xo, Ashley

l mean....you already know its going to be amazing when this is what you see from the airplane. 

l mean....you already know its going to be amazing when this is what you see from the airplane. 

IMG_6959.JPG
IMG_5686.JPG
IMG_4475.JPG
IMG_4442.JPG
IMG_4437.JPG
IMG_3274.JPG
IMG_4454.JPG
IMG_4954.JPG
IMG_3210.JPG
IMG_4505.JPG
IMG_3264.JPG
IMG_3262.JPG
IMG_3620.JPG
IMG_3625.JPG
IMG_3634.JPG
IMG_4411.JPG
IMG_4506.JPG
IMG_4513.JPG
IMG_3894.JPG
IMG_4546.JPG
my fave things:  bower bikin is,  h is for love,   clemence organics , kosas lipsticks, ilia tinted spf blam, portuguese baskets. 

my fave things: bower bikinis, h is for love, clemence organics, kosas lipsticks, ilia tinted spf blam, portuguese baskets. 

IMG_4577.JPG
IMG_4644.JPG
THE DREAM

THE DREAM

IMG_4951.JPG
IMG_4959.JPG
IMG_5699.JPG
IMG_5715.JPG
IMG_5705.JPG
IMG_5717.JPG
IMG_5740.JPG
IMG_5780.JPG
IMG_6961.JPG
IMG_5737.JPG
IMG_5781.JPG
IMG_5777.JPG
IMG_5772.JPG
IMG_5776.JPG
IMG_5775.JPG
IMG_5741.JPG
IMG_5771.JPG
IMG_5769.JPG
IMG_5770.JPG
IMG_5767.JPG
IMG_5763.JPG
IMG_5768.JPG
IMG_5762.JPG
IMG_5760.JPG
IMG_5758.JPG
IMG_5757.JPG
IMG_5754.JPG
IMG_5756.JPG
IMG_5752.JPG
loule 

loule 

IMG_5750.JPG
IMG_5749.JPG
IMG_5748.JPG
IMG_5744.JPG
IMG_5746.JPG
IMG_4832.JPG
IMG_5747.JPG
IMG_5751.JPG
IMG_5742.JPG
IMG_5743.JPG
IMG_5708.JPG
IMG_3617.JPG
IMG_4649.JPG
IMG_5773.JPG

Travel Diary: Sardinia

whadedah! hey players

for the last two weeks i was in sardinia on a family holiday on a boat and now every single holiday that i am lucky enough to take from here on out will always fall short....like BIG TIME. but ive captioned basically every photo so i think ill cool it with words here. 

dont forget that YOURE GREAT.

xo, Ashley 

image.jpg
this makes me want to grab a straw and drink it the same way a peony makes me want to take a bite of it...you guys get it

this makes me want to grab a straw and drink it the same way a peony makes me want to take a bite of it...you guys get it

we were on a dutch boat with a german chef in italian waters...lekker! 

we were on a dutch boat with a german chef in italian waters...lekker! 

the yummiest water ive ever seen wawaweeewahhh

the yummiest water ive ever seen wawaweeewahhh

image.jpg
image.jpg
what a boom

what a boom

some of my favorite travel goodies:  vintners daughter ,  grown alchemis t, and  clemence . 

some of my favorite travel goodies: vintners daughter, grown alchemist, and clemence

only took about 200 photos to get this #blogging 

only took about 200 photos to get this #blogging 

well done porto cervo

well done porto cervo

here is me walking up some stairs

here is me walking up some stairs

here is me running up some stairs

here is me running up some stairs

ahhhh where am i

ahhhh where am i

phew there i am

phew there i am

delicious

delicious

do i look calm cool and collected? bc those are all words i would not use to describe myself

do i look calm cool and collected? bc those are all words i would not use to describe myself

bonafacio beautiful corsica whoa

bonafacio beautiful corsica whoa

literally had aperol spritzes everyday...im not just saying that bc i blog

literally had aperol spritzes everyday...im not just saying that bc i blog

boats and crystal clear water= the perfect combo id say. kindof like eating chocolate in the shower.

boats and crystal clear water= the perfect combo id say. kindof like eating chocolate in the shower.

some of my favorite organic skin goodies at the mo.... evolve beauty

some of my favorite organic skin goodies at the mo....evolve beauty

my obsession of the summer=-this bag

my obsession of the summer=-this bag

epic one piece from  ele swim ....

epic one piece from ele swim....

still unable show you the beauty of this boat in just one photo

still unable show you the beauty of this boat in just one photo

some texture and mood photos oooooo

some texture and mood photos oooooo

A BABY!!! this is my nephew and his mom freaking NAILED his sailor outfit so i had a few snuggles and there happened to be a camera around SO WIERD when that happens

A BABY!!! this is my nephew and his mom freaking NAILED his sailor outfit so i had a few snuggles and there happened to be a camera around SO WIERD when that happens

again my favsie o  ne piece from   ele swim  ....

again my favsie one piece from ele swim....

image.jpg
sometimes we had gin and sodas

sometimes we had gin and sodas

EAGLEEEEEEE!!!

EAGLEEEEEEE!!!

one of the top five world's mega yachts called "Dilbar" WHATS GOOD DILBAR

one of the top five world's mega yachts called "Dilbar" WHATS GOOD DILBAR

how many can one fit in one's mouth at one time, ill answer that, the number is two. 

how many can one fit in one's mouth at one time, ill answer that, the number is two. 

morning view out of the cabin, not the worst

morning view out of the cabin, not the worst

here is me having an ice cream whoaaaa what whoa! and here is such a dreamy door i cant even handle it

here is me having an ice cream whoaaaa what whoa! and here is such a dreamy door i cant even handle it

pulling an angelina jolie at that one awards show #TOPICAL

pulling an angelina jolie at that one awards show #TOPICAL

supplementing our aperols...

supplementing our aperols...

supplementing the supplement (ps taking these photos officially make you look the STUPIDEST)

supplementing the supplement (ps taking these photos officially make you look the STUPIDEST)

lbb (little black bikinis 4 lyfe)

lbb (little black bikinis 4 lyfe)

porto cervo at it again

porto cervo at it again

literal casual corner

literal casual corner

dolphriends!!!! and french fruit

dolphriends!!!! and french fruit

image.jpg
a good style rule of thumb could be to match the flowers?

a good style rule of thumb could be to match the flowers?

groovy

groovy

cotton candy streets of maddalena

cotton candy streets of maddalena

real neat

real neat

look at me, just blogging my little heart out

look at me, just blogging my little heart out

caffe und kuchen erday MY WAISTLINES FURIOUS

caffe und kuchen erday MY WAISTLINES FURIOUS

'do i look casual??" -me

'do i look casual??" -me

the beach (what a strong caption) 

the beach (what a strong caption) 

LOVE IT

LOVE IT

literally the MOST beautiful boat i have ever seen so here is another photo for me to have a moment of silence

literally the MOST beautiful boat i have ever seen so here is another photo for me to have a moment of silence

this is me when i died and went to heaven, and that heaven was sardinia

this is me when i died and went to heaven, and that heaven was sardinia

Travel diary: St. Ives, Cornwall

Cornwall is great but it's far you guys its freaking FAR from london. last year for august bank holiday (labor day shout out to americans reading this (aka me)), bae and i drove to cornwall and it took 8 hours. ONE WAY. we both solemnly promised NEVER AGAIN. fast forward one year later and we found ourselves in the car to cornwall. 

so what the heck happened????jEFdahcA004"{~{$*

well adventure happened and we just went for it. plus bucket list st ives bc when i was a teenager there was this apricot face polish wash stuff that was from a company called st. ives and that was a nice full circle moment. 

Anyway, here i am standing in different places around cornwall. highlights include a boat!

peace players

xo, Ashley

image.jpg
home goals at our super cute  beachspoke  villa, shoutout to my fave  bower  swimsuit and  sansceutical  nontoxic beauty line and mah babouche slippers that one of my super cool  brothers  brought me home from morrocco

home goals at our super cute beachspoke villa, shoutout to my fave bower swimsuit and sansceutical nontoxic beauty line and mah babouche slippers that one of my super cool brothers brought me home from morrocco

image.jpg
image.jpg
if you forget that you have a parka on, its basically the Mediterranean!

if you forget that you have a parka on, its basically the Mediterranean!

'never let go of your dreams' -via the internet via me

'never let go of your dreams' -via the internet via me