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!
On my latest trip to Malaysia I was very lucky to be sitting in business class and I loved the exclusive Chef on Call service! Passengers are able to pre book a delicious gourmet meal before the flight and choose from a range of Malaysian favourites and international dishes. I had the parchment baked grilled cod with cherry tomatoes and olive pesto base, followed by the waffle and
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
Malaysia – Hotels – The Banjaran The Banjaran Hotel 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
We chartered a yacht from Naam Cruises to discover Langkawi’s idyllic desert islands Malaysia – 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
Malaysia – Street Style / Beach Style 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.