Zara dress, H&M flats and all accessoiries by Pieces

My suitcased is packed, I double checked my documents and my cameras battery is loaded. We will be leaving early on Wednesday morning for Tilburg, The Netherlands to catch a train to the Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam). From there we will fly to Madrid where we have to wait 5 hours for our plane to New York. Overall we will arrive the evening of July 4th and eventhough we will be exhausted from the long travel, I hope to see some of the fireworks! We will be spending a few days in New York to then take a train to Washington DC. I am SO excited to be finally making this trip. I never really dreamed of New York (Montana and the southern states were higher on my list) but my friends, co-workers and some readers here have warmed me up for it. Thank you all for the tips on what to see, eat and do!

Right now doing some “very imporant” last minute things like finishing up my shopping list and checking out blogs in hopes to discover more things to do. Making a wishlist was never this easy! Thanks to Go Chic and my Closet Challenge series I know exactly what I “need“. You can read more about the series on Kristins blog or by clicking here.
Although we have internet acces in our hotel, I won’t be blogging for the next two weeks. I need a break from posting and really want to enjoy my time exploring the cities with K. I asked a few of my favorite bloggers to take over The Ginger Diaries while I’m gone. The people I asked provide for a fun mixture of blogs and posts, but the main subject will be travelling.
A more than fitting 90s classic. This used to be my fave song! And I totally did those moves too…
I hope you guys enjoy, Happy 4th of July already and see you all back in two weeks!

Monochromatic | Everybody, Everywear



  1. 2 July 2012 / 10:00

    Sounds exciting! You look lovely, have a great time and enjoy the fireworks! Do remember to have some pie as well.

  2. 2 July 2012 / 12:02

    color of your scarf is so pretty! it goes so nice with black, so classy 🙂


  3. 2 July 2012 / 12:15

    Oh gosh I'm so jealous of your adventure! Have a fabulous time and I can't wait to see all of your photos!

  4. 2 July 2012 / 13:03

    Love the salmon and black together – very cute! I hope you enjoy yourself… have a ton of fun 🙂

  5. 2 July 2012 / 13:38

    Heel veel plezier Nikki! Geniet van je reis!

  6. 2 July 2012 / 14:08

    Aw, have a terrific time, hon! Wish I could give you and Kenneth a guided tour of my lovely city while you're over here…but maybe someday. Enjoy every day and absorb everything you can!

    <3 Cambria

  7. 2 July 2012 / 14:28

    Good luck! Only take official cabs from the airport to Manhattan.

  8. 2 July 2012 / 14:37

    Have a most delightful time! Make sure you see a broadway show. All of them are exceptional.


  9. 2 July 2012 / 15:00

    Well, as someone who lives along the Montana border, I hope you make that trip one day too, but so excited for you to be going to New York!

    Wow! have fun 😀

  10. 2 July 2012 / 15:15

    Aw what a fun trip! I have always dreamed of going to New York, but have sadly never been. I really love your scarf and hope you enjoy your time off!

  11. 2 July 2012 / 15:26

    WOW, that is a long travel time! How exciting for you though! Have a great time!

  12. A
    2 July 2012 / 18:58

    Ah, you're visiting my state. (But I assume you're visiting NYC, not other parts of the state.) Have fun down there! I hope you see some great fireworks. : )

  13. 2 July 2012 / 19:56

    Have a great time Nikki! I'm so glad you can finally travel to the US after what happened last summer! 🙂
    Take care and take lotsa photos! 🙂

  14. 2 July 2012 / 23:31

    what a dream!!! after that trek to get to NYC you'll probably be setting off fireworks of happiness all on your own :))) enjoy everything – remember to book a neck massage after your 1st day out exploring though…i had such a neck crick my 1st time there. everything is just so BIG, looking up all the time isn't something our necks are used to i guess – baha!

    have a wonderful break, getting off the net for a while is a good thing for sure.

    love the peach + black outfit, you look lovely as can be! ♥

  15. 3 July 2012 / 00:46

    How exciting!! NYC is one of my favorite places to visit. Have a wonderful trip!

  16. 3 July 2012 / 11:30

    What a wonderful trip!! Enjoy yourself!!!!

  17. 3 July 2012 / 14:08

    safe travels, can't wait to see your photos 🙂

  18. 3 July 2012 / 16:51

    love the coral color with the black, it makes it pop!

  19. 3 July 2012 / 18:16

    safe travels! I hope you enjoy the cities on your itinerary and make it back to experience the Southern states (my stomping grounds) on a return trip!

  20. 4 July 2012 / 01:07

    safe travels!! i hope you have the best time 🙂

  21. 4 July 2012 / 02:01

    How wonderful! I love that salmon colour knit. Wishing you to have safe travels. Enjoy yourself.xx

  22. 4 July 2012 / 04:42

    Have a wonderful time! Love the coordinating belt!

  23. 12 July 2012 / 07:51

    Amuseer je! Ben benieuwd naar je foto's van je vakantie! 🙂

  24. 12 July 2012 / 17:34

    love this peachy color with your complexion!

  25. 16 August 2012 / 06:48

    This is such an adorable look!

    -Mary @ stylethatmoves.blogspot.com

  26. 16 August 2012 / 14:36

    I absolutely adore the peach accessories. Just makes the black stand out. Popping over from EBEW.

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