In typical me style, we are off to Vietnam in just 2 days time and are still yet to book a something…anything…For our 10 day trip. If you know me, I’m quite confident that this will not surprise you. After a little last minute stress and a quick flick through the pages of air b n b, my anxiety has been put at bay. The accommodation on offer, served up by local Vietnamese hosts is next to nothing I’ve seen before. Team this with my love of Caffeine and Rice Paper Rolls and I couldn’t be more excited to jump on a plane and hit the streets of Vietnam later this week! With the launch of our new ‘Bon Voyage’ travel collection later this month, It felt only natural to get you Chica’s in the mood for a little travel adventure for yourself. Check out these super cute Air B n B’s located throughout Vietnam that I have found on my research - Did I mention they are all under $100?
While we’re not usually the biggest fans of apartment style housing (Give me grass any day!) this little slice of Saigon happiness has got me thinking otherwise. The private balcony that overlooks District 1’s busy alleyways is an attraction in itself. This apartment has been fitted out with the a very fine eye for detail and design, and no doubt will have you heading home and re-thinking your own home décor! Why we love this place? Location couldn’t be better and…..did we mention the outdoor shower? Talk about city living done well!
Price per night: $67
While you may forget that you’re actually in one of South East Asia’s largest Cities and not in Sydney CBD, the killer views looking out across the Mekong Delta will bring you back to a bustling reality. While the apartment has been beautifully set up with all the mod-cons, the views from this apartment are really something to write home about. Loose your day getting lost watching the hustle and bustle of a city of 8.5 million people work their way up and down the river. It’s not hard to see why we love this place! They're also located a short 10 minute taxi ride to downtown District 1 area.
Price Per Night: $88
I don’t know about you but when I was booking for Vietnam I didn’t think Icould be staying in something as cute (and as lush) as this for $80! Located in the small resort town of Mui Ne, 4.5 hours from Ho Chi Minh city, these Bungalows are situated 100m back from the Gold sand beach. They are also located only 2 minutes from the fresh fruit and vege market and 10 minutes to the local night life rave scene. There’s 3 of these cute as shit Bungalows so grab your pals and book a week away in Vietnamese paradise! Why we love this place? Location to the beach and outrageous amounts of Grass to play on - tick.
Price per night: $72
Book a night or 2 here and you’ll probably be extending your trip to stay in stunning Saigon for longer that you had expected. The romance of the city starts here, entering the old colonial building through a shopping arcade downstairs before climbing up a set of rickety stairs to reach the character-filled apartment. Large white walls, minimalist art on the walls and large leafy plants make this place as homely as you may well find on Air B n B. Centrally located next to the famous Ben Thanh Market, this beautiful apartment serves perfectly for a romantic escape to the lively city of Saigon. Why we love this place? It’s the perfect slice of holiday luxe mashed together with the history of the beautiful city of Saigon.
Price per night: $67
Live like a (stylish) local in this super cute homestay located right in the hustle and bustle of Lacito in the Northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi. The Old Quarter was one of my absolute favourite areas in the whole of Vietnam on my last visit, so the location of this beautiful homestay right in the heart of this area has me sold! (And stoked not to have to go back to the outrageous party hostel of yester-uear that lured me in with cheap rooms and free drinks many moons ago!) Local street carts serving up Ice-Cold Vietnamese Coffee, beef noodles and fresh Pho are right on their doorstep making the location of this uber chic homestay perfectly suited to those coming to the country for a Street-Food Culinary experience (and who isn’t lets be honest!) $1 Pho anyone?
Price per night: $44
Although some of these listings may be seem to be lacking the ‘Authentic’ Vietnamese architecture or local vibe that one might expect on heading to South East Asia, all these homes are in fact proudly hosted by local Vietnamese folk who all seem too eager to lend a helping hand throughout your stay as well.
So folks, there’s still plenty of time. Who’s booking flights and coming with us this week!?Liked this? Read up on these 4 epic Air BnB's we found on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres in Mexico. Or how about a vacation to South Bali? These beach front properties will have you booking flights in no time!
Ok we might be a little bias but if you're planning a trip to the magical island of Bali, we're 99.99% sure that Canggu is a must on your 'must stay' list of places to visit. And boy do we know a good villa or 10 to get the holiday REALLY started.....
The guys over at The Luxe Nomad, a property group who host villa's across Asia are a GREAT place to start your 'Villa Shopping' and start getting excited about your upcoming trip! Over the years we've had the pleasure of sipping back on many a cocktail and bintangs in a fair few villa's around the 'Gu and today we're here to share with you 3 of our favourites. Step this way my friends...
Calling all Pasta Lovers, Far & Wide! Centered in our favourite country of Italy, we have created this blog post not only as a little holliday escape around Italy but to help give you a deeper understanding of that carbo-heavy, winter-loving Pasta obsession that I know you all have.
Have you ever wondered where (and why?) those delicious Pasta dumplings served in juicy sauce come from exactly? How bout Spaghetti, is it the long-lost cousin of fettuccine or were they born at the same time in different areas? And delicious potato pasta balls (aka Gnocchi) ummm, HELLO, where on earth did YOU come from!?
Let’s be real here…. A good looking platter is not only the perfect piece of Pintrest Porn but a delicious piece of real life edible art – and who’s complaining about that!? Aperitivo hour – the two hours around sunset time – may just be my favourite time of the day due to the snacks & platters that manifest and appear across the globe at this time. We took to pinterest to scope out some killer platters that we can't wait to replicate... Read on for more inspiration.
Our necklaces come in a variety of lengths from 15" (Petites & almost a Choker length) to 23". Our 15", 16" and 18" length necklaces all come in our Fine Chain with the 20" and 23" length chains in our 'Everyday' Chain which is slightly heavier in weight. All items in the La Luna Rose shop clearly label the length of the chain used for that design. Unless otherwise stated, all necklaces are adjustable by 1"/2.5cm in length. Below is a diagram of how our chain lengths sit on a body. If you have a large breast area, you may find that the 23" length chain sits in between your boobs...a good thing or bad, I'm not sure, that's up to you!
|CHARITY & SALLY T-SHIRT MEASUREMENTS||SMALL (Size 6-10)||MEDIUM (Size 10-14||LARGE (Size 14-16)|
It is important to note that different countries have different sizing methods.
Most of the world goes by number sizing which is the easiest and most accurate.
Because we sell our jewellery all over the world, we have decided to stick with number sizing and have put together the below chart to help you out. The most common size for ladies is a size 7 and size 10 for man. If you are unsure of your size you can measure the inner diameter of one of your own rings and refer to the below measurements.
Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further issues.
Please also note that if you are ordering a wide band ring, its usually a good idea to go up a size.
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, N. Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, P. Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, R. Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, T. Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm
If you require a ring in a different size in any of the designs offered, please send us an email here and we will see what our clever silversmiths can do for you.
La Luna Rose chain bracelets fit much like the beaded bracelets with an adjustable clasp. Therefore they have two/three size options for you. They sit at a total circumference of approx 15cm & 17.5cm
LA LUNA ROSE PETITES SIZING
Petites Bracelets - We have a number of options for our bracelets for little girls - they're our top seller and little girls just love them! Our Beaded tassel bracelets have an adjustable sizing system and comfortably fit a little girl from aged 3 - 14. Girls 14 and upwards are recommended to fit our Adults collection however if they have small wrists they will still fit the Petites range. To measure a little girls wrist, please wrap a piece around their wrist with 2 fingers underneath. Mark the paper, and lay flat to measure with a ruler.
Our Petites Sideshow Sally Bracelets are adjustable in length and open up to 18cm in circumference. If you don't have a direct wrist to measure, this bracelet system is almost fail safe and accommodates almost all wrist sizes.
Our Petites Sunday Sandy Bracelets measure 12cm in length with 3 options of length within the clasp system.
Our La Luna Fiesta Bracelets measure 14cm in length/circumference and all have the ability to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
Our Petites Chain Bracelets measure 15cm in length with an smaller loop at 12.5cm. If you need larger, feel free to order an adults size.
Petites Rings - Our Petites range also offers rings for little girls. Please measure your childs finger first to ensure you are ordering the correct size. We would recommend a size 3.5 for girls 6-8 and a size 4.5 for girls 8-13 and a size 5-6 for 14-17year olds. However - every finger and body is different! Any questions, just send us and email here and we would be happy to help.
Petites Necklaces - Our La Luna Rose Fine Chain Necklace measure 15" in length with an extra size loop at 14". Our La Luna Fiesta Necklaces measure 34cm in length and all have the ability to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
If you require any other sizes for any of our items, please just let us know and we will see what we can whip up for you! You can contact us here.