Two days from departure, I ended up in the hospital because of blood poisoning, actually really serious. However, after one night at the emergency I got my medicine and was ready to go home and pack. The purpose of the trip was to have a nice Party-Christmas-Relax-weekend. Just enjoying life. Me and my travel partner A was going to stay with her friend (male). Sure I had met him before, however we didn’t know each other. 7 hours before departure, my friend give me a call, letting me know that she’ll not go to London, because she’s sick. (Remember, I had just spent the night at the hospital since I had blood poisoning)

I got a bit upset but it was her choice,  upon arrival in London, the friend meets me at Heathrow. (Me and A would’ve flown with different flights because we didn’t book at the same time) However, when he asks –Would you like to grab a coffee while we wait for A? Then I got even more furious, not only the fact that she had banded me, she hadn’t even told her friend that I was the only one coming.

Luckily, the friend and I got along great. We had 4 fantastic days filled with Shopping (CRAZY, HAD TO BUY A NEW SUITCASE) Eating, sightseen, Partying and a lot more. However, when it was time to go home, the flights were cancelled for the 6 upcoming days. Thanks god that my new found friend was nice enough letting me stay there for another 6 days. All I wanted during the last 4 days was to go home. That NEVER happens normally but this time, I missed out on 5 days of School, 38 hours of work and most importantly, I missed Christmas with my family.

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The pictures you see below is from an amazing event with designers and artist from around the world. (My favorite dress!)

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During my time in the lovely city of London, I kept the score of how many coffees I drank at Starbucks, 28! Good job I must say. Gingerbread Latte. Americano. Filter coffee. Love Starbucks.

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This was the first time I really explored London, before this WeekendWhichTurnedOutToBeALongVacation, I had only been to Heathrow.

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