The Style Traveller

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Posts by Bonnie Rakhit

London’s Top 5 Christmas Instagram locations

London’s Top 5 Christmas Instagram locations It’s time for the countdown to Xmas and if you’re not in the festive mood already, this is my top 5 list of London’s most Christmassy locations to help you on your way. These beautiful winter wonderland locations filled with fake snow, shearling rugs, fairy lights and mulled wine are sure to rid you of your ‘bar humbug’ and instil a little festive cheer

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The Perfect Personalised Christmas Gift Guide

The Perfect Personalised Christmas Gift Guide I find that when it comes to buying Christmas presents, one of the most difficult things is buying genuinely, heartfelt, thoughtful gifts. It’s easy to just buy a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates, but it all just seems so anonymous and unthoughtful. So one of the best ways around this is to personalise your gifts or give something hand crafted! If

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The Alternative Fashionistas Shopping Guide to Dubai

The Alternative Fashionistas Shopping Guide to Dubai Where? Dubai Exactly? We stayed at the uber stylish Bulgari Resort and Spa and the gorgeous Nikki Beach Resort When? November 2018. Dubai is hot all year round so it’s the perfect winter sun destination Why? As part of a super fun collaboration with BestAtTravel I was invited to Dubai to try out their new ‘Alternative Fashionistas Guide‘ to the city. The premise being that

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The Perfect Luxury UK Weekend Break

The Perfect Luxury UK Weekend Break Where? Scotland, UK Exactly? The beautiful Turnberry Hotel, nearest Airport Glasgow. When? November 2018. Best time to go? Scotland has a cold climate all year round, so normally it’s best to visit during the summer months. We however visited in November and had some wonderful crisp, sunny morning beach walks and cosy nights in by the fire. The weather is changeable so make sure

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The Ultimate Girls Luxury Mini Break at Ritz Carlton Bahrain

Where? Bahrain, The middle East. A nation comprising of over 30 islands in the Arabian Gulf. When? October 2018. Bahrain is hot all year round, making it a marvellous winter sun destination. Hotel? Ritz Carlton Bahrain   Why? Last week myself and fellow blogger friends, WhitneysWonderland, Maja Malnar and Elena Sandor were all invited to Bahrain to experience a wonderful ‘girls luxury weekend break’ at the spectacular Ritz Carlton Bahrain. If

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Casa Maca: Ibiza’s new winter boutique retreat

Destination? Ibiza, Spain Hotel? Casa Maca, a new boutique hotel featuring ten uniquely furnished villas. When? October 2018 Why? Ibiza is known as Europes summer party paradise but each year the tourist season seems to get longer and longer. With the extended seasons now stretching to December more hotels and villas on the island are staying open throughout the winter. Point in case, Casa Maca. If you’re looking for a

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Best Luxury hotels and restaurants in Cusco, Peru

Best Luxury hotels and restaurants in Cusco, Peru Where? Cusco, Peru Exactly? I stayed at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio and the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas When? Sept 2019 Why? For the start and finish our Andean Adventure with Belmond, we were invited to stay at two of Cusco’s most prestigious hotels. Cusco is the main hub on the Inca/Machu Picchu trail as it houses the nearest International airport. Here’s my photo

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A Mini Adventure – Girl’s Road Trip to Bath and Windsor

A Mini Adventure – Girl’s Road Trip to Bath and Windsor Where? Bath and Windsor, two of the UK’s most picturesque and historic destinations. Exactly? I teamed up with the lovely guys at M Gallery by Sofitel to stay at two of their boutique hotel properties, Francis Hotel Bath-MGallery by Sofitel and the iconic Castle Hotel – MGallery by Sofitel inWindsor. And to help me and my fellow co-pilot/blogger friend Dominika

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How to do Peru in Luxury Part 1: Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley

How to do Peru in Luxury Part 1: Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley Where? Machu Picchu and The Sacred Valley Peru Exactly? Belmond Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu, Belmond Rio Sagrado in the Sacred Valley and the Belmond Hiram Bingham train. When? August 2018 Why? Machu Picchu in Peru has been on my ultimate bucket list of destinations for as long as I can remember. But travelling as much as

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The Belmond Copacabana Palace, The Hottest Hotel in Rio, Brazil

The Belmond Copacabana Palace, The Hottest Hotel in Rio, Brazil Where? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Exactly? Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel Why? As part of my mini sojourn around South America, the Belmond Group invited me to stay at the splendid Copacabana Palace Hotel whilst visiting Rio de Janeiro. My Journey starts in Brazil and ends in Peru. Stay tuned for regular updates on the trip or head over to my

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