The Style Traveller

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Central London W1 After Dark and Sleeping

Central London W1 After Dark and Sleeping If you can’t find the door you’re not coming in! ECC – The Experimental Cocktail Club Central London W1 – Where to Party – Bars and Clubs There are thousands of bars and clubs in central London, to get full listings check out Time Out London. But as you may not have time, here is an edit of my favourite London party places

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Santorini Sunbathing, Sightseeing and Eating

Santorini Sunbathing, Sightseeing and Eating One of the Cycladic Islands off the south-east coast of Greece, Santorini is largely regarded as one of the most picturesque of all the Greek Islands. It’s small so you won’t need more than a few days to see the sights. A great way to get around is to hire a car as the road routes are easy to navigate. I went for a week which

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St Ives Eating and Sightseeing

St Ives Eating and Sightseeing St Ives – Eating   Porthmeor Beach Restaurant  Porthmeor Beach St Ives Cornwall  TR26 1JZ  Situated in a minimal glass structure directly in front of the Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach Restaurant comes into its own in the summer months. Sit on the deck and enjoy a chilled glass of vino with a selection of tapas, or head inside and enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of the

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Cornwall Padstow

Cornwall Padstow Padstow – Otherwise endearingly known as Steins-ville On the drive back to London from St Ives we stopped off in the culinary, harbour town of Padstow. You may have heard of Padstow already in association to celebrity chef Rick Stein, who currently owns 11 establishments in the tiny fishing port, including hotels, a seafood school and gift shops. If you fancy a taste of real Cornish fish and chips, Stein’s

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Goa Eating and After Dark

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

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Dubai After Dark

Dubai After Dark After Dark The main hub of night life in Dubai revolves around the 5 star hotels. Make sure you know the name of the hotel the bar is within, before getting in a taxi, most drivers aren’t familiar with the bars. Dress code: glam it up, the more bling the better. As a tourist you can pretty much get into any bar or club, door policies are

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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 Intro, Eating and After Dark

Bali Intro, Eating and After Dark Ku De Ta Bar – Seminyak Where? Bali, a beautiful island located in western Indonesia, South East Asia Exactly? The Melia Beach Hotel, Nusa Dua and the W Hotel, Seminyak Why? On holiday with boyfriend When? Aug-Sept 2011 Best time to go? Its equatorial so all year round is hot, hot, hot. Local knowledge? Thanks to Lauren Barge orginally from Australia, now works at

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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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