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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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