India – 5 things to do in Kolkata I’ve been visiting Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) since I was a child. During the British Raj in India, Calcutta was the capital city, so much of the architecture and historical points of interest are in fact quintessentially English. It’s where my parents grew up, met and fell in love. This month I visited the vibrant city with them both as
ThreeSixtyThree° Restaurant – Kolkata, India Where? ThreeSixtyThree° is a newly opened, ‘casual fine dining’ restaurant at the The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. During my latest trip the Kolkata I stayed at the luxury hotel, The Oberoi Grand. The hotels various restaurants offer some of the best places to eat in the city already, but this year saw the opening of their new restaurant offering, Three Sixty Three°. The restaurant’s
India – Luxury Hotels – The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata Where? The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata Exactly? West Bengal, India When? January 2017 Why? Mama and Papa Style Traveller love travelling just as much as I do. Now that they’ve retired they like to spend their winters in warmer climes. This year they travelled back home to Kolkata, India, where they first met! How romantic. So I decided to fly over and join
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!
Goa Intro and What to Wear When You’re There Palms of Goa Where? Goa, India Exactly? The Taj Holiday Village, Candolim www.vivantabytaj.com When? January 2012 Why? Annual family xmas trip to India Best time to go? During winter peak season which runs from November to March, the weather is warm and pleasant. You can also go in the summer which falls from March to May, but it can get unbearably
Goa Shopping and Sightseeing Anjuna Market Palolem Beach The main reason people visit Goa is to relax and chill out on the beaches. Different areas cater to different crowds. For beautiful beaches head to the South of Goa, which is quieter and more picturesque. Palolem is renowned for its picture perfect beaches. Further south, Gorkhana is an old-school hippy beach with pretty scenery and a great vibe. For those looking to bag
Goa Eating and After Dark After Dark Many people head out to Goa in search of the legendary beach parties of the 90’s, but these are a thing of the past. Full Moon parties no longer happen due to strict government restrictions on sound. Goa is definitely a chill out zone these days, don’t expect Ibiza style partying, you’ll only be disappointed. There are club nights in specialist venues, but the