#ThrowbackThursday: Beauty Trip to Poland

As summer nears and the weather gets warmer it’s hard not to fantasize about getting out of town and planning new travel destinations and spending some quality time with the wonderful friends in my life. Unfortunately, My schedule has been so crazy recently, I haven’t had a second to plan anything —  I’ve been fantasizing about going somewhere tropical (maybe St. Thomas, Costa Rica, or South America). Although my true desire is to do a month in Europe; spend time in Paris, visit Berlin and make it to Greece and Maldives. (If I keep running with this fantasy, I may never return.)

Danielle, Rachel, me and Felicia!
Danielle, Rachel, me and Felicia!

A lot of this need to explore dates back to last summer, when I was invited an a impromptu press trip to Poland with some of my best blogger/beauty friends, Rachel from Birchbox, Felicia from This, That, Beauty, and Danielle, The Style and Beauty Doctor. This was our first trip together and it could not have been a better time! Nothing but beautful weather, great conversation and endless exploration! We were invited to attend the inaugural Polska Cosmetics conference and Beauty Forum Expo and to learn more about the Polish beauty industry, and what we got was so much more. Shopping trips, dance clubs, museum visits, walking tours from downtown to old town and between.

Our hosts who could easily pass for tour guides. They we’re amazing (which is the same adjective I’d use to describe the company and country). Prior to this trip I knew very little about Warsaw and after spending almost a week there I have such a new appreciation for this beautiful city.

{Old town}





{The beauty team!}


{You know it’s a good friend when they’ll touch up your makeup at the dinner table}


{And humor you when you want to take pictures with the DJ at the night club}


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