Brighton 2017 Photo Diary

 

You might already know from reading my previous post that Sean and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary in Brighton, alone, no kids!! We had such a fab time which was made even more special by our choice of hotel, Drakes. If you’re subscribed to my YouTube channel you’ll find our Brighton vlog where you can see first hand just what we got up to! I decided to put together a photo diary of our time in Brighton, its as close as you’ll get to being there with us!!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 6:45pm – In the car ready to head off for Brighton.

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 8:35pm – Getting to know our room in the hotel.

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 8:36pm – Admiring the view of the Sea from our window as the sun starts setting. And that majestic bath tub!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 9:22pm – We’re seated in a trippy booth ready to eat at Meat Liquor.

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 9:22pm – More of our trippy seating!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 9:25pm – Me trying to take an obscure pic for the gram.

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 10:02pm -Enjoying more cocktails after polishing off our first lot!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 10:04pm – Sean capturing me at just the right moment

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 10:04pm – One for the gram again, I took a lot of pictures here!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 11:08pm – Back at our hotel room with Pornstar martinis whilst running the tub!

Thursday 13th July 2017 @ 11:22pm – Enjoying the huge tub and our Neals Yard essential oils.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 9:22am – Happy Anniversary! We just face timed the kids, drank tea and ate chocolate!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 9:41am – Sat down to eat breakfast in bed.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 9:43am – Admiring the amazing view whilst chowing down!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 9:44am – Still taking pictures of my food! #bloggerproblems

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 10:16am – Breakfast finished, photo opportunities whilst we laze around!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 10:30am – Anniversary gifts #bloggeresque

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 10:32am – Sean insists of taking a photo of me without my makeup on! Ahh!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 10:32am – Candid shot of the reason we’re here, 5 years of marriage!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 11:33am – Showered & made up, we take advantage of the setting and have a mini photoshoot!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 11:35am – Showered & made up, we take advantage of the setting and have a mini photoshoot!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 11:36am – Showered & made up, we take advantage of the setting and have a mini photoshoot!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 11:38am -Still having a mini photoshoot sesh before leaving the hotel!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 11:39am -Still having a mini photoshoot sesh before leaving the hotel!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:14pm – Finding love and abuse on the back door of a toilet cubical.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:28pm – Strolling down Brighton Pier, talking about life.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:56pm – Taking photos on the pier like a real tourist!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:56pm – Taking photos on the pier like a real tourist!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:58pm – My turn for some touristy snaps!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 1:58pm – Getting that artistic shot in!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 2:12pm – Admiring that time Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt got Henna tattoos on Brighton Pier XD

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 2:12pm – Legit Brad Pitt

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 2:12pm – Legit Johnny Depp!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 2:35pm – Admiring the pier down at beach view listening to the waves crashing.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 3:07pm – Lunch stop for fish and chips at the Regency. BEST fish and chips EVER!!!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 3:42pm – Exploring down the lanes. The window display of Two Feathers, Native American shop.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 4:24pm – The upper level of Snoopers Paradise where Sean found a brown barbour jacket to take home!

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 4:28pm – Sean trying on tiny hats in Snoopers Paradise.

Friday 14th July 2017 @ 4:55pm – Last stop, bluebell and co where we picked up a small haul for the boys!

xox

53 Comments

  1. Rachael July 24, 2017 / 11:27 am

    Looks like you had a fab time, that wooden hotel wall is glorious! So much light coming into the room too, don’t blame you for having a mini photo sesh!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 11:54 am

      It was gorgeous there!! Yes the lighting was amazing!! That will be from the triple aspect Georgian windows they were amazing!!

  2. StressedMum July 24, 2017 / 1:05 pm

    I love Brighton, luckily it is not too far from us, but we do not go often enough, the hotel looks lovely. I have to agree with you on the fish and chips they are the best from there x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 6:18 pm

      Its not too far from us either and like you we just don’t go enough!! This was the first time we had properly looked around Brighton though!! Regency is amazing isn’t it?

  3. Sarah Bailey July 24, 2017 / 2:10 pm

    It looks like you had the most amazing time, how beautiful is that hotel and the restaurant is amazing as well, that booth was crazy!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 6:19 pm

      Thank you we did have a pretty awesome time!! I loved that booth!

  4. Stephanie Merry July 24, 2017 / 3:42 pm

    Looks like you had an amazing time in Brighton! I have to admit, it’s one of my favourite places to go and that hotel looks amazing! x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 6:20 pm

      Awwwh I’m so glad to hear it, its now now of my fave places too!!

  5. Hayley Warren July 24, 2017 / 4:06 pm

    Sounds like you had an amazing time, I’m going to Brighton for the first time in a couple of weeks and it’s got me excited!
    Congratulations on your anniversary!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 6:20 pm

      Ahhh you’ll have the most amazing time thats for sure!! Thank you xox

  6. Tori July 24, 2017 / 6:33 pm

    Congratulations on your 5 year wedding anniversary – it looks like you had an amazing time. That hotel looks incredible!!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 24, 2017 / 6:58 pm

      Thank you!!! We really did it was so lush! I love that hotel, can’t wait to go back!

  7. Mummy Times Two July 24, 2017 / 9:07 pm

    What an incredible hotel! It looks as though you had a wonderful anniversary- congratulations!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:40 am

      Thank you we really did!!

  8. MELANIE EDJOURIAN July 24, 2017 / 10:10 pm

    Firstly happy anniversary. That hotel looks fantastic and it’s nice that you guys got to spend some time without the kids. I am loving that tub and those martinis.

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:41 am

      Yes me too!! The tub and martinis were a massive fave!!

  9. The London Mum July 24, 2017 / 10:23 pm

    Oh wow what a view with the bath tub!!! Congrats on your anniversary, an amazing place to spend it!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:41 am

      Thank you!! I know it was absolutely stunning!

  10. Ana De- Jesus July 25, 2017 / 1:57 am

    Aw I love Brighton. I am so glad that you had a good time, you definitely deserved some time away with your partner. How cute you guys are xx

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:41 am

      Hahaha awwwh thank you beaut!!!

  11. Dannii July 25, 2017 / 9:08 am

    The view from that bathtub is amazing – I would never want to get out. I have still never been to Brighton, and I really must go.

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:42 am

      Oh you absolutely must!! I loved that bath tub so much!!

  12. Rhian Westbury July 25, 2017 / 10:35 am

    Looks like you had such a fun trip away, I haven’t been to Brighton in ages and I need to go back again x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:42 am

      Its a brilliant place isn’t it!!

  13. Laura July 25, 2017 / 11:25 am

    I love Brighton. I didn’t know there was a Meat Liquor there. That hotel looks incredible!!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 11:42 am

      Yes you must go its lovely in that one!!

  14. danasia fantastic July 25, 2017 / 1:37 pm

    It looks like you guys had such a fun time celebrating your anniversary!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 25, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      Oh we absolutely did!!

  15. Candice Nikeia July 25, 2017 / 6:27 pm

    You two are so cute! I love all the photos! This trip looked like so much fun!

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:21 pm

      Awwwh haha thank you!! It was a whole bunch of fun thats for sure!

  16. Ashleigh Dougherty July 25, 2017 / 8:09 pm

    Happy 5 year wedding anniversary, lovely! Looks like you both had such a lovely weekend together. How amazing is it to have a bath so near the bed too? Hotel looks gorgeous and you cannot beat breakfast in bed!! xo

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:22 pm

      Hahaha I know that was a major perk the bath was AMAZING!!! Thank you lovely xox

  17. Jenni July 25, 2017 / 8:22 pm

    I love the hotel you stayed at. Your room looks amazing, especially the bath 🙂 I like going to Brighton pier

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:22 pm

      It was my first time actually walking down the pier, I don’t know why I hadn’t before but it was so much fun!

  18. Stephanie Usher July 25, 2017 / 8:28 pm

    Your pictures are absolutely stunning, looks like you had the best time! xxx

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:22 pm

      Awwh thank you so much Stephanie!!! Thats so lovely!! xoxo

  19. Natasha Mairs July 26, 2017 / 11:16 am

    Breakfast in bed is my idea of heaven!! Love that bath and with such a stunning view to look at

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:23 pm

      It was a little snippet of heaven I’m certain!!

  20. Miranda July 26, 2017 / 2:16 pm

    Oh such a good way to celebrate your anniversary! I wouldn’t have any other activity if that is my room. The food and view is totally amazing.

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:24 pm

      Hahaha I know it was just glorious!

  21. melanie July 26, 2017 / 5:31 pm

    Loving the bath tub looks lovely and relaxing and that bed is lovely. I love cocktails too so this is deffo my kind of mini break 🙂 x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:24 pm

      Oh glad to hear!! The cocktails were so good!!

  22. Yaya July 26, 2017 / 8:52 pm

    What beautiful shots! I love the candid one of your hand and rings. Five years is a beautiful milestone. Congratulations! x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 26, 2017 / 9:25 pm

      Thank you so much!!! I also love that one thank you for the congrats xoxox

  23. nicol July 26, 2017 / 9:18 pm

    ive never been to brighton but it sounded like an amazing getaway 🙂 you’re stunning with and without makeup btw! what lippie are you wearing on friday?

  24. Jemma July 27, 2017 / 10:09 am

    Brighton looks awesome! I’m visiting in a few months time and cannot wait.

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 27, 2017 / 1:39 pm

      Oh have the best time!!!

  25. Louise Smith July 27, 2017 / 11:51 am

    Happy Anniversary!!

    It’s been a long time since I last went to Brighton. I remember it being such a fab place though, and it looks like you guys had a great time 🙂

    Louise x

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 27, 2017 / 1:40 pm

      It was amazing one of my fave places to be now I think!

  26. Angela Milnes July 27, 2017 / 11:56 am

    Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and it really looks that you had an awesome day there and the place was so amazing.

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk July 27, 2017 / 1:40 pm

      Thank you so much!! Xox

    • francescaferrarinelson@yahoo.co.uk August 2, 2017 / 3:04 pm

      Awwwh thank you so much you two!!! Hope you’re still enjoying your travels can’t wait to see you!! Xox

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