The Style Traveller

A fashion editor's guide to the worlds most stylish places

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Babington House Somerset

Babington House Somerset Spa Break at Babington House Where? Babington House Exactly? Near Frome, Somerset, England When? December 2011 Reason for travel? Gc Watches press trip for the UK watch launch With? 25 other journalists and fashion editors from British magazines and newspapers The outdoor pool and day beds Best time to go? Any time of year. Go for long summer walks in the beautiful grounds or snuggle up by

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Vienna After Dark and Hotels

Vienna After Dark and Hotels   The Vienna State Opera A night at the opera is a must for all visitors to Vienna. Closed in July and August, opera season runs from September to June. It normally costs between 100 – 280 euros, it’s usually quite easy to book when you arrive unless your looking for really specific seats. Smart dress code applies. The Grand State Opera at Night Bars and Cafes

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Bali Sleeping

Bali Sleeping Dreamland Beach Where to stay The main resort areas in Bali are Seminyak, Kuta, Ubud, Nusa Dua and Jimbaran Bay. Kuta is effectively the commercial centre, it’s the Aussie equivalent of Benidorm, good for surfers and partying. It’s quite tacky, a visit is ok but I wouldn’t want to stay there. Nusa Dua is aimed at honey moon couples and families, all the main international luxury hotel chains

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Singapore Eating and After Dark

 Singapore Eating and After Dark View of Singapore Marina from the Marina Bay Sands Where? Singapore, a city-state off the south coast of Malaysia, South East Asia When? Aug/Sept 2011 Why? On Holiday with boyfriend Best time to go? Singapore is equatorial so its hot and humid all year round, it does rain on occasion but its quite welcome in the heat and aids the lush green tropical plant life

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Singapore – Sleeping

Singapore Sleeping Where to Stay Apart from the iconic places to stay in Singapore, namely Raffles and The Marina Bay Sands (see after dark) there are hundreds of fantastic hotels to choose from. For great deals on boutique hotels check out www.splendia.com Singapore isn’t that big and it’s easy getting around in a taxi, I would recommend the best areas to stay if you’re on holiday are the Marina or Orchard

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Paris After Dark

Paris After Dark Le Royal Monceau (see hotels below)   Where? Paris, France When? I’ve been to Paris more times than I can remember, the first time officially was in my mother’s tummy (maybe why I like French food so much!), through to the many work trips, fashion weeks and shoots I’ve been on over the past few years. Best time to go? I love Paris in the summer when the bars

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Stockholm Sleeping

Stockholm Sleeping Where to stay? Main restaurant at The Berns The Berns Hotel Berzelli Park SE-103 27 Stockholm http://www.berns.se/en/hotel The Berns Hotel was built in 1863. The incredible interior emulates that of a grand opera house. It’s the home of Stockholm Fashion Week twice a year, hosting shows in the salon and raucous parties on the outdoor balconies throughout the week. The interior is stunning with original guilt mirrors, enormous

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Berlin Sleeping

Berlin Sleeping   Where to Stay There are so many options for great places to stay in Berlin. I usually tend to stay in Mitte or Weinmeister for easy access to all the shops, bars and cafes in the area.   The Weinmeister Weinmeisterstraße 2 10178 Berlin Germany http://www.the-weinmeister.com   Walk through the graffiti daubed door way into this techno lovers paradise. The interior is minimal and modern. There are

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Athens Sleeping

Athens Sleeping Where to Stay   Semiramis Hotel Charilaou Trikoupi 48 Kifissia, Athens www.yeshotels.gr   We stayed at the Semiramis hotel in Kiffisia, part of the Design Hotels group. Located in a lush green suburb in the north of Athens, the hotel is chic but it’s a little further from the centre. Ask to stay in the poolside bungalows.   Astir Palace Hotel Astir Palace Hotel 40 Apollonos Str 16671

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Ibiza Sleeping

Ibiza Sleeping Swim up to the spa at Atzaro Atzaro Ctra. San Juan km 15 San Lorenzo www.atzaro.com   Utterly indulgent and totally relaxing, Atzaro is a luxury retreat in the centre of a party island. Every where you look the scenery is incredible. The treatments in the spa are expensive but believe me, it’s worth it! You can hide away by one of the many pools during the day and

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