By Bonnie Rakhit | in Beauty, Collaborations, Destinations, Fashion, Ibiza, Kurt Geiger, Street Style, Style, What to Where
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By chris | in Destinations, Fashion, Israel, Street Style, Style, Tel Aviv, What to Where
Where? The Kalia Hotel, Meribel Exactly? In the French Alps, part of Les Trois Vallees mountain ski resort. Best Time to go? Peak season in the French Alps is January to March. Above: Me in Meribel wearing my new Sweaty Betty jacket, Adidas goggles and Haglofs ski pants Where to stay? I was very lucky to be invited to stay at Le Kaila, Meribel’s first 5 star design hotel. Despite it’s star credentials
1 year, 18 trips, 25 destinations, 1 blog award, 1 TV appearance on Sky News and 6 magazine features. It’s been an incredible yet hectic year for TheStyleTraveller.com, here’s my end of year travel round up… 1) Thailand 2) India 3) The Caribbean 4) Scotland 5) New York 6) Jamie’s Farm – Bath 7) Ibiza Monsoon trip 8) Japan 9) Wilderness Festival 10) Cornwall 11) Ibiza again!
Where? Bilbao Yoga Retreat, Spain Exactly? La Casa Del Yoga, in the beautiful seaside town of Las Arenas, just 20 minutes from the cultural hub of Bilbao in the Basque Country. When? November 2014 What? A pre-Xmas ‘get into your little black dress’ yoga retreat for 4 days Why? My good friend and old colleague from my ELLE days, Kat Webster, has set up a wonderful yoga retreat in the Basque region of Spain. She invited me and
Where? Bilbao Yoga Retreat, Spain Exactly? La Casa Del Yoga, in the beautiful seaside town of Las Arenas, just 20 minutes from the cultural hub of Bilbao in the Basque Country. When? November 2014 What? A pre-Xmas ‘get into your little black dress’ yoga retreat for 4 days Why? My good friend and old colleague from my ELLE days, Kat Webster, has set up a wonderful yoga retreat in the Basque region of Spain.
Where? Paris, France. Exactly? The beautiful J Crew apartment overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Followed by a little shopping trip and a few galleries in Le Marais. Why? I was invited to spend a wonderful day in Paris with J Crew to view the new Spring Summer 15 fashion collection. When? November 2014. What to wear when you’re there – my outfit of the day – breton
Where? Malaysia, South East Asia Exactly? The Danna, Langkawi and The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh When? October 2014 Why? I was lucky enough to be invited on a press trip to Malaysia for a week of spa treatments and pampering. Big thanks to? Salt Resort Wear for providing me with the perfect wardrobe to wear on my trip and The Banjaran, Ipoh for letting me partake in a mini photo shoot by my private pool! TheStyleTraveller flew
The Banjaran Hotspring Retreat Nestled amidst a 16 acre valley, cradled by 260 million-year old towering Paleozoic limestone hills, lush green rainforest, not to mention the rejuvenating geothermal hot springs, natural caves and cascading waterfalls, to say the scenery and location at The Banjaran is spectacular is a total understatement. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d just arrived on the set of Jurassic Park the movie, minus the dinosaurs of
We chartered a yacht from Naam Cruises to discover Langkawi’s idyllic desert islands The Danna The minute you step foot inside The Danna and receive a chair massage from the spa team during check-in, you get a real feel for the hotels ethos, it’s all about relaxing and feeling pampered. The staff The Danna are experts in making their guests feel at home. Set in a stunning white washed colonial building
Malaysia – What to wear when you’re there When packing for Malaysia, specifically Langkawi and Ipoh (the two destinations I visited on this trip) the main thing to bare in mind is the humidity. I went in rainy season, October, so the mornings were incredibly hot, with a spot of rain in the afternoon, followed by a slight drop in temperature in the evening. If you’re staying in luxury hotels like
Where? Toronto, Canada Exactly? The Thompson Toronto When? October 2014 Why? I was lucky enough to be invited on a press trip to Canada by the Toronto Tourist Board for the art festival Nuit Blanche Big thanks to? Mint Velvet for providing me with the perfect wardrobe to wear on my trip and The Thompson Toronto rooftop pool for letting us partake in a mini photo shoot! Above and below: Steel trench coat, Sequin
What to wear when you’re there Toronto is the commercial capital of Canada, as well as its most ethnically diverse city. So the sartorial style of this vibrant hub is a real melting pot of cultures and trends. The laid back attitude of the Torontonians is mirrored in their relaxed, casual fashion sense. When packing chose pieces that you’d wear in any metropolitan city, the weather is changeable and goes
The pool at The Thompson Toronto by night I was lucky enough to be invited out to Toronto last week to sample some of the culture and highlights of the Canadian city. I’ve tried to condense my 5 day trip into a mini guide, incorporating the best bars, clubs, shops, sights and where to stay in Toronto. Toronto – 36 Hours Itinerary Day 1: Start the morning off with a spot
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Where? This weeks Stylist Magazine UK What? A full page article of a day in the life of TheStyleTraveller! Go check it out!!!
Where? This week’s GlamourMagazine.co.uk What? TheStyleTraveller’s 36hr guide to Ibiza Go check it out!!
Inspired by travelling in style – Farfetch sent a 1952 Jensen Interceptor to chauffeur me to the dinner Where? The Violin Factory, a stunning private house in SE1, London Why? For the launch of the Farfetch Discover Mobile App – Check out the Berlin section written by moi! When? The app launches today, Download it here. Today sees the launch of online retail store Farfetch.com’s new mobile app, I
Where? Departures at Ushuaia, Ibiza When? Tonight – Wednesday 3rd September Why? All good things must come to an end (until next year at least!) Tonight marks the finale closing party of Departures at Ushuaia in Ibiza, headlining tonight are ex-Swedish House Mafia, Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso, two of my favourite commercial house DJ’s. Best time to go? Get there early evening so you can fit in a spot of
Where? Ibiza Exactly? Es Vive Hotel, Figueretas, my favourite party hotel on the island When? August 2014 Why? As my readers will know one of my favourite places in the world is the tiny Balearic Island of Ibiza. I decided to spend a few weeks there this summer to celebrate my 20th visit to ‘The White Isle.’ Big Thanks to? Kurt Geiger for providing me with a fantastic range of footwear
Where? Wilderness Festival Exactly? We stayed in the boutique glamping area When? August 2014 Why? I was lucky enough to be invited out to the wonderful Wilderness Festival to celebrate the British high street brand Accessorize’s 30th birthday. With? The amazing Louise Worrell, Kelle and Hayley from the PR team (organisational wizards!) and a great group of press, journalists and bloggers from the fashion industry! Thank you all for such
Where? Cornwall, UK Exactly? Roo’s Beach Apartment in Porth Why? I was very kindly invited to spend some time at Roo’s Beach House this summer. As my readers will have now realised, I have a real soft spot for Cornwall on the South West coast of England, so I couldn’t resist a mini weekend break with a group of my surf-loving friends. Best time to go? Summer, for the beaches,