The Style Traveller

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

Staying With The Stars At Amilla Fushi Maldives

Staying With The Stars At Amilla Fushi Maldives Where? Amilla Fushi Resort and Residences Exactly? Baa Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean Why? As the last leg of my Indian adventure I was invited to the exclusive, luxury island of Amilla Fushi. Having an impressive roll call of celebrity guests, from Leonardo di Caprio, Orlando Bloom, Katie Perry to David and Victoria Beckham and more, who am I to say no to

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Westin Maldives Resort – The Brand New Wellness Island

Westin Maldives Resort – The Brand New Wellness Island Where? The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Exactly? Baa Atoll, Maldives When? I visited in April 2019 Why? This year saw the grand opening of one the Westin Groups loveliest new properties, The Westin Maldives. So in order to review the hotel they invited me onto the resort for a few nights to sample and experience the spectacular beaches, pools, views, fantastic wellness

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How to Photograph The Taj Mahal – Best Instagram Locations India, Jaipur

How to Photograph The Taj Mahal – Best Instagram Locations India, Jaipur For those of you who have visited Rajasthan in India, you’ll know that literally everywhere you look makes for a beautiful insta photo, it is quite simply the most colourful and photogenic place, I think, in the world. But if you’re travelling through India on a tight schedule, that isn’t very helpful, so I’ve compiled a list of

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Ultimate India Itinerary – Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Jodhpur & Lake Palace Luxury Trip

  Ultimate India Itinerary – Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Jodhpur & Lake Palace Luxury Trip Where? Rajasthan, India for a 9 day trip Exactly? I was super lucky to be invited on the ultimate India tour by Taj Hotels, the owners of some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The itinerary? The usual India itinerary starts in Delhi, first stop Taj Mahal ending in Udaipur. But as some of

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Staying at Taj Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur – Octopussy’s Lair

Staying at Taj Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur – Octopussy’s Lair Where? Taj Lake Palace Hotel Exactly? Udaipur, India When? March 2019 Why? As the first leg on my grand, luxury tour of Rajasthan, India, I was lucky enough to be invited to the world famous Taj Lake Palace Hotel for a two night stay. This hotel has been on my wish list for years, so I can’t tell you how

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Where To Take Your Mum For The Perfect Mother’s Day Weekend

Where To Take Your Mum For The Perfect Mother’s Day Weekend Where? Queens Hotel Cheltenham by M Gallery Exactly? The beautiful old spa town of Cheltenham, in the Cotswolds, UK Why? In celebration of International Women’s Day and for an early Mother’s Day treat, the lovely guys at M Gallery invited me and Mama Rakhit (aka Mama Style Traveller) over to the Queen’s Hotel Cheltenham for a lovely weekend mini break.

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Finding My Zen at Absolute Sanctuary, Koh Samui

Finding My Zen at Absolute Sanctuary, Koh Samui Where? Absolute Sanctuary Exactly? Nestled amidst lush green hills on the beautiful Thai island of Koh Samui, with architecture akin to a palatial, Mediterranean villa, the Absolute Sanctuary is haven of peace and wellbeing. When? Feb 2019 Why? The multi award winning spa and resort has just introduced six new innovative wellness and fitness programs to its schedule. Already renowned as a

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10 Personalised Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on Amazon Handmade

10 Personalised Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on Amazon Handmade (AD) Valentine’s Day is always such a mine field when it comes to giving and receiving presents. Will your other half like it or will they hate it? I know I’ve struggled in the past when we’ve both had different ideas of what makes the perfect gift. No one likes spending hours and vast amounts of money on expensive or elaborately

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Experimental Chalet, Verbier – Coolest New Hotel in The Alps

Experimental Chalet, Verbier – Coolest New Hotel in The Alps Where? Experimental Chalet Exactly? Verbier, Switzerland Best time to go? ski season runs from December through to April dependant on the snow! Why? This season sees the opening of the coolest new hotel to hit the slopes in a long time. Brought to us from the trendy, Parisian trio who created the Experimental Group bars, speakeasies and hotels across London,

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Your Next Holiday Could Be Sooner Than You Think!

Your Next Holiday Could Be Sooner Than You Think! Sponsored post in association with the British Airways American Express® Credit Card As you must have guessed by now here at The Style Traveller HQ we’re a little bit obsessed with travel. Be it to bask in the sunshine, have some much-needed down time, discover new places or do something more active we are not alone. The lovely guys at The

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The UK’s Most Sustainable Restaurant Guide with BMWi8 and Melissa Hemsley

  The UK’s most sustainable restaurant guide with BMWi8 and Melissa Hemsley In celebration of the launch of the new BMW i8 Roadster, the latest electric hybrid car, BMWi has collaborated with the lovely celebrity chef Melissa Hemsley, to create the ultimate sustainable dining guide, ‘Eat.Live.Drive.’ In today’s society people are becoming more and more eco conscious, with a recent survey finding that 32 percent of people would prefer to

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The Alpina Gstaad – Madonna’s £17,500 A Night Ski Hotel

The Alpina Gstaad – Madonna’s £17,500 A Night Ski Hotel Where? The Alpina Location? Gstaad, Switzerland. Madonna’s favourite winter wonderland hotel in the Alps, she liked it so much she bought a chalet in the same village. Celebs who’ve stayed?  Madonna, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tiger Woods and many more… Fun facts?  The Panorama Suite (where Madonna stayed) costs £17,500 per night.  It has its own private gym, massage room, jacuzzi, hammam, kitchen with

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The Style Traveller Best of 2018 Round Up!

  The Style Traveller Best of 2018 Round Up! Here at Style traveller HQ 2018 has been yet another seriously busy year of travel. The start of a new year is perfect time to reminisce and appreciate all of the incredible experiences that the past year has brought. Flaubert wrote ‘Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world’. It certainly does, there is

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My Family Xmas Holiday to The Ermitage Hotel, Gstaad

My Family Xmas Holiday to The Ermitage Hotel, Gstaad Where? Gstaad, Switzerland, the chic ski resort which is famed for its high society clientele and playing host to the international jet set. Celebrity visitors include Julie Andrews (who lives there), Formula 1 boss Bernie Eccleston, who owns a house there, Madonna, Tiger Woods and many more. We stayed at? The Ermitage When? December 2018 Why? As part of a festive

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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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