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Seville Style Guide – Win Free Flights with British Airways!

Bonnie Rakhit style traveller in Seville Spain

Seville Style Guide – Win Free Flights with British Airways!

Calling all Game of Thrones fans!! Do you want to win two free flights to the ancient Spanish city of Seville? It’s the location for Dorne on GOT!! Keep reading to find out how..

Where? Seville, Spain.

Exactly? We stayed at the beautiful, luxury hotel, Gran Melia Colon which is part of the leading Hotels of the World group.

When? November 2018. The temperatures were around 28°C in the day. I would highly recommend this as a winter sun destination.

Thanks to? British Airways for organising such an amazing trip.

Here’s the Style Traveller Guide to Seville, plus keep scrolling to find out how to Win Two Flights to Seville and read about my visit to the Game of Thrones location!British Airways i360 Brighton

Last week I was super excited to be invited on a special mystery trip with British Airways. We started the day in Brighton, with a visit to the i360 tower pictured above. Once we reached the top the BA crew handed me the winning envelope, inside which were my flights to a mystery destination. Up until this point I had no idea where I would be going! I got Seville! Yay!

Afterwards we were whisked straight off to the airport where we boarded our flight. This weeks blog all about what we got up in Seville.

PLUS I’m giving away 2 free flights to Seville, so you can do this trip too!!! (to be redeemed within 1 year of winning) PLUS 5 lucky runners up will receive a pair of free ‘flight’ tickets on the Brighton i360 observation tower. It’s a win win situation!!Bonnie Rakhit on British Airways i360 Brighton

Me enjoying a glass of champagne at the top of the i360 tower after the big reveal of my impending trip to Seville.

I’m a huge fan of Spain and I’d never visited Seville. On top of that I’m also a huge Game of Thrones fan, so when I found out my secret destination I was over the moon!

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The Alcazar of Seville 

The Alcazar of Seville is renowned as the most beautiful royal palace and gardens in Spain. The Unesco World Heritage site was originally built by the Moorish kings and is to this day used by the royal family as their official Seville residence. Parts of it are also open to the public.

Wander through the ancient magical verandas, taking in the intricate tiling and art work. The gardens are perfectly manicured and filled with water features, palm trees and flowers. It’s a wonderful way to while away a chilled morning or afternoon. And best of all it’s part of the set location for Dorne in Game of Thrones.

Style Traveller Tip: You can purchase tickets online prior to arrival, which I would recommend if you’re visiting on a weekend as the queues can get long.

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Me visiting the Palace and Gardens of Alcazar, the set location for Dorne in the hit TV series Game of Thrones. In the show it is the ancestral palace of the Dornish royalty, who are known to have the most beautiful women and best wine in the world!

Bonnie wears black and orange floral dress by Silk guide what to wear in Seville

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The spectacular and haunting corridors are adorned with Moorish tile work and intricate decoration.

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Bonnie wears black and orange floral print dress by Silk Fred

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After a morning at the palace head to the old town square and indulge in one of these exquisitely sculptured ice-cream flowers from Amorino. It’s almost too beautiful to eat! Almost!icecream shaped like a flower rose

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Where to Stay

We stayed at the splendid Gran Melia Colon hotel which is a member of the Leading Hotels of the world group. And I can see why. The service, decor, food and setting of the hotel are all exceptional.

Located in the historic old quarter of Seville, it’s within easy walking distance of all the tourist attractions, bars, cafes and restaurants you might choose to visit. It’s newly refurbished interiors are a super stylish blend of old baroque furnishing meets modern, minimal, wide open spaces.

The doors to each of the guest rooms are adorned with classical Spanish Artists paintings from El Greco to Goya.

Style Traveller tip: Ask for a room on the 7th floor (Goya) as thats where the private hot tub rooms are located!

bonnie rakhit style traveller in gran melia colon hotel seville rooftop poolThe View from the rooftop pool looking out over the whole city
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The hotel is elegantly decorated with beautiful seating areas such as the outdoor terrace above.squid calamari in seville

My squid starter at the El Burladero Restaurant at the hotel, which is renowned as one of the best restaurants in Seville.

Bonnie rakhit Charles van den berg at gran melia colonCharlie and I chill out under the grand stained glass dome in the foyer with after dinner coffee and hotels in Seville spain romantic bath tubIndulge in a rose petal bath in your bedroombonnie rrakhit style traveller in gran melia colon hotel sevilleI love the baroque style headboard and gold leaf panelling in my suite. The sheets and hotel dressing gown were scented with that freshly laundered fragrance mixed with jasmine. Divine! bonnie rakhit style traveller in gran melia colon hotel seville breakfast goalsBreakfast is served.

There’s a well stocked, ginormous buffet as well as a la carte menu options in the breakfast room. #BreakfastGoalsbonnie rakhit style traveller in gran melia colon hotel seville girl in hottubAnd finally, the incredible private hot tubs on your own rooftop terrace. Champagne and macaroons anyone?

Bonnie wears swimsuit by Melissa Odabash

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Competition! Want to WIN 2 FREE FLIGHTS TO SEVILLE with British Airways and TheStyleTraveller. Also 5 lucky runners up can win a pair of tickets to ride the Brighton i360…


If you want to win two tickets to this incredible city, simply follow these easy steps:

1) Head over to my instagram page @bonnierakhit and follow the simple steps on the latest post.

2) To be in with a better chance of winning WATCH, COMMENT, LIKE, SUBSCRIBE on the newest vlog on my YouTube channel using the hashtag #Seville in your comment.

The more love you show and the more you share, the more you’ll be in with a chance to win.
Competition winner will be chosen on the 14th Jan (date has been extended!) and announced as a comment on the Instagram post.

Good luck!


I’m off for a stroll around the city! Adios Amigos and Good Luck!!

Next stop China xx

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