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!
Japan, Tokyo What To Wear When You’re There Sunflower girl troop in Harajuku Blossom and lanterns in Tokyo Where? Tokyo, Japan When? June 2014 Why? I’ve always wanted to go to Japan, so when The Chinzanso Hotel asked me to stay I couldn’t say no! Best time to go? The most romantic and picturesque time to travel to Japan is in April / May when the cherry blossom is in
Japan, Tokyo After Dark, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs After dark? Restaurants and Cocktails. The two busiest and most fun areas to go out in Tokyo are Shibuya and Shinjuku. The world-renowned Shibuya Crossing is a sight to behold. It’s Tokyo’s equivalent to Times Square, filled with neon lights, hoards of people and bustling shops and bars. Tiny lanes of Golden Gai Nearby the back streets or ‘lanes’ of Golden Gai (the
Japan, Tokyo Sleeping Where to Stay? Chinzanso Hotel, Tokyo I stayed at the stunning Hotel Chinzanso, just on the outskirts of Tokyo, famed for it’s immaculate gardens, pavilion and over 700 years of history. Built as a beautiful oasis of calm in the heart of Tokyo, it was lovely to come home to the serenity of the hotel. Original antiques and ceramics fill the elegant interiors and fresh flowers adorn the
Japan Kyoto Sightseeing Golden Temple of Kinkakuji Culture & Sight seeing – Kyoto I would highly recommend taking a 2/3 day trip out of Tokyo on a bullet train, to the ancient capital of Kyoto. There’s so much to see and do here, you can literally immerse yourself in Japanese culture and discover the secret world of the Geisha. My highlights included: Japanese school girls hired Geisha costumes to spend