The last, and certainly not least, destination on my Bali trip was the Six Senses hotel in Uluwatu which was truly divine. I have stayed at the Six Senses in Oman before and the hotel group really is sensational.
The food is spectacular. Especially for someone like me who is allergic to gluten, the selection of healthy, gluten free food was exceptional, especially because they served my all time favourite gluten free banana bread at breakfast which was beyond delicious! The hotel also has an ice cream station open all afternoon which is the total dream!
Staying at Six Senses really was the perfect way to end my holiday. It’s such a calm, beautiful and serene hotel. The surrounding area of Uluwatu and views from the hotel are stunning. We actually didn’t even leave Six Senses because we were in heaven and felt like we wanted to fully relax and we had everything we needed at the hotel!
We even had what they call a ‘floating breakfast’ on our last day which was the biggest treat ever. Such an incredible idea in the our private pool off our room. It had to be the best breakfast I have ever had!
There was no better way to end my trip. Six Senses in Uluwatu is just beautiful, relaxing (with the best spa and gym) and I ended my stay on such a high, feeling so refreshed, and rested, ready to get back to work in London!
I had heard about Nihi Sumba from my twin sister who described it as the best hotel in the world. Only when I got to the hotel did I really understand the true meaning of being totally blown away!
Breathtaking didn’t even cut it. The scenery, views from my room, general atmosphere in the hotel and around every corner that I turned, was mind blowing. From the moment we were shown our room, and there was a note in the sand outside the front door, I knew this trip was going to be special. Without being totally biased, it was the best two days of my life!
The first morning we went on the Sumba Foundation tour where we started by going to the Malaria Clinic. The hotel started the Sumba Foundation in order to better the lives of the Sumbanese people. The malaria clinic is just one string to their bow and one of many incredible aspects to the amazing work that they do. It’s unreal to think how over the 4 clinics they treat over 25000 Sumbanese annually. Such an achievement!
Nutrition is also a huge part of the work of the Foundation and we visited one of many schools at lunch time where the Foundation supplies the lunch to all of the students. We were welcomed with open arms and words really cannot describe how charismatic and friendly all of the children were. It was a truly humbling and heartwarming experience, and one I will never forget.
That evening we had a sunset horse ride on the beach and it’s safe to say that’s when I knew I had had the best day of my life. It was so stunning, so calm and serene and I had a moment of total peace on the back of this horse at sunset, memories I will carry for a lifetime.
The following day we had the Spa Safari which basically made me speechless. Never in my life had I seen anywhere more beautiful. We left the hotel at 7.30am for a 1.5 hour hike through the rice paddies. The scenery was stunning and we learnt a lot from our guide along the way. I have to say, I wasn’t prepared for where we were going to end up. When we arrived I really didn’t even know what to say. We walked down the hill to the spa and I was just blown away once again by the sheer beauty of my surroundings. We were shown to our own outdoor spa room with an outdoor shower, relaxation beds and our massage beds of course. Below, the sea crashed on the shore on our own private beach…. need I say more?!
There are lots of treatments on offer, but I ended up choosing a body scrub, massage and reflexology and it’s safe to say it was the best 3 hours of my life. You can hear the waves crashing below, you’re totally in the open in fresh air but in your own secluded area that just makes you able to totally disconnect and relax. Before our treatment we also had breakfast looking out at sea where we saw turtles coming up for air. It was truly magical and a once in a lifetime moment!
I will be honest and say I have really found it hard to even describe my stay at Nihi Sumba because I felt so blown away at every moment that it almost feels like a dream. I know hands down I can say I have never been anywhere more incredible in my life. I will be back, and if you want to book for yourself you will get a free massage in your room or at the boathouse OR a free private yoga session when you mention my name when booking!
Nihi Sumba was a trip of a lifetime for me and one I will never forget. From the Foundation Tour, to the Spa Safari, to the flower petal bath, the attention to detail of the hotel is second to none and honestly it was just too dreamy for words.
I have also saved my stay on the highlights on my instagram, so you can see everything I got up to for yourself!
When I told a friend I was going to Bali for the first time and staying at The Legian they said I couldn’t have picked a better spot in Seminyak and they certainly weren’t wrong! The hotel is in prime position on the beach and walking distance to shops and super cool restaurants. For someone that hasn’t been to Bali before, and for anyone really, the hotel literally could not have been more in the centre of everywhere I wanted to go and do for the short time that we were there, so it really was ideal.
Our room looked out onto the hotel garden and the beach, and it was modern, comfortable and generally just a dream. The food at the hotel is fantastic with so much choice, and the spa was out of this world. I had a massage in a room that looked out onto the beach. It couldn’t have been more divine after a long flight!
For a more in depth look into the 3 incredible days I spent at The Legian, you can check out the Instagram Story Highlights on my Instagram where you will get a much better feel for my lovely experience!
Does anything really beat escaping London on the weekend and heading to the countryside with friends? Last weekend was a much needed rest and I could not be more grateful for fresh air, idyllic scenery and blue skies!
I took my favourite new white ECCO trainers with me, which I literally haven’t taken off in the past week. They are so comfortable and the perfect white trainer style that isn’t too chunky. They literally are so flattering and go with everything. I teamed them with a silky dress, jumper and leather jacket for Sunday lunch!
Paris has forever held the best memories for me. From childhood weekends away with my parents, to pre-Christmas trips, the city holds such fond memories. Last week I could not have been luckier to stay at Le Bristol and be totally and utterly spoilt and immersed in the spectacular hotel.
Le Bristol is hands down the most stunning hotel in Paris. The atmosphere is enchanting and every aspect of the hotel is total perfection. The food also, especially for someone allergic to gluten (which can be incredibly hard in some hotels) was so unbelievably delicious and I never felt like a burden!! Who even knew gluten free macaroons were that divine!
We travelled on the Eurostar, which was just so easy. It blows my mind that you can get to Paris so quickly and how seamless the journey is. We even had a cocktail making class before our departure which was nothing short of perfection! On arrival we had a totally dreamy lunch (after being totally blown away by all the Christmas decorations in the hotel!) and then had a Tata Harper facial which was unreal. The spa at Le Bristol is divine to say the least!
We all had glowy skin for dinner and dressed up ready for a thoroughly spoiling feast, and even had some champagne tasting before, exploring the wine cellar! If you’re in Paris or staying at the hotel, then going for after dinner drinks at Le Bristol After Dark is a must. It’s open Thursday to Saturday, there’s a DJ and need I say more?!
After the best night’s sleep I have had in a long time and a super indulgent breakfast, we explored more of the hotel which included making our own chocolates AND croissants. The hotel makes it’s own bread too, and even it’s own flour which really is what makes it so special. Every single attention to detail is pure perfection!
I couldn’t be in Paris without being a little touristy so couldn’t resist heading to the Eiffel Tower in the dreamy crisp and sunny weather to take in the beautiful city before sadly leaving back to London. It’s safe to say I’ll be back and if I am lucky, to Le Bristol, because I can’t think of anywhere else I would rather stay!
Earlier this year I went on the trip of a lifetime to Antigua with Fat Buddha Yoga for a blissful week of yoga. I have always wanted to get into yoga, but there’s really nothing better than going all in! Our daily morning and sunset yoga classes were absolute heaven, in the most stunning location at Galley Bay.
Jessica Skye is not only a totally wonderful woman but she is also the most fantastic yoga teacher, for all levels. She really helped with getting into the right positions, even the smallest of tweaks really made a huge difference and made me fully able to enjoy the practice and feel more comfortable.
At the start, I did slightly feel like I had thrown myself in at the deep end but by day 2 and two sessions in, I was having the best time ever! I also improved so much from class to class which was so incredible to see such a change and my love of yoga develop.
Whether you’re on your own, with a friend or family members, this is a trip of a lifetime. The food in the hotel is amazing, the location is totally stunning and the activities on offer are fabulous.
One day we went on the most incredible catamaran trip, went snorkelling and explored lots of stunning beaches on the island. There is so much to do, but also the option to chill and use the trip as a great way to rest, do yoga and really refresh your body and mind!
I felt absolutely incredible on returning to London and have been doing weekly yoga classes ever since! Including some of Jessica’s on a beautiful roof top over the summer in East London. It was the most amazing experience that has enabled me to use yoga in a way to relax and revive my body, as well as fall in love with the practice!
Who knew that after only 1 week of yoga I would be able to do a headstand on an uneven beach and feel so strong!
Find out more HERE about next year’s Fat Buddha Yoga takeover at Galley Bay in Antigua.
Last weekend I managed to escape London for fresh air in the Cotswolds and I couldn’t have been happier. It has been a busy few months and there’s nothing better than fresh air and open space to recharge and refresh before a jam packed week ahead!
I packed cosy clothes and we went to Daylesford farm which was really close to the barn for lunch and to buy organic treats. We walked through the village, had a drink at the pub and really just made the most of the freedom!
My black ECCO Shape 35 Block boots are the best versatile boot for a weekend away. Great for the day, and even better for a cosy pub dinner with jeans or a jumper dress.
It’s no revelation that I just love Bicester Village! I started going on weekends off when I was at boarding school but it really has changed so much since then, and now even better than ever! I was thrilled to attend Wilderness festival again this year with Bicester Village which was such a dream and with such a great group. I went shopping a couple of weeks before with Millie to get our outfits which was such fun. I swear every time I go to Bicester Village it just gets bigger and better than ever. There were so many new stores which was such a great surprise!
Obviously my first port of call where I darted to on arrival was Temperley, which to my absolute delight had this totally dreamy pale pink sequin playsuit which I wore on the first day of Wilderness. We had a delicious dinner that evening at the Petersham Nurseries tent which was divine and the best start to a super fun weekend ahead!
I also always go into Missoni, even just to buy a new turban (you have to ask for them as sometimes they are not out but they always have them!!). This time I couldn’t resist and totally fell for this maxi dress that I wore with a little slip underneath with biker boots for day 2 of Wilderness. I have worn this dress since over a bikini and it’s the best buy because it’s so versatile and it was also heavily reduced so really did feel like a dream buy! We spent the day strolling around and exploring, and eating copious amounts of delicious food at another amazing banquet.
We were incredibly lucky to be able to spend the Sunday having some serious chill time at Soho Farmhouse after a very adventurous weekend! It was time to whip out (I wasn’t brave enough to wear white to the actual festival!!) this embroidered white summer dress also from Temperley.
What I haven’t quite admitted is that of course I couldn’t resist and bought more than just the few outfits I wore to Wilderness on my last trip to Bicester Village (oops). But I just couldn’t help myself. Bicester Village is bigger and better than ever and I already need to plan my next trip!
Every day is different for me work wise, but I know one thing – comfort is key. My go-to outfit for running around London in meetings, or in my office all day before drinks or dinner with friends is a dress with super comfortable shoes.
With the seasons changing I could not be more excited to start wearing boots again and I adore these ECCO SHAPE 45 Pointy Block by ECCO. They are so soft, versatile and the little heel gives me the height I need whilst being the perfect boot to wear all day and evening!
This is no surprise, as ECCO is a world-leading brand of shoes combining styles and comfort, that has built its success on great design, leather quality and innovative technology.
Nothing beats comfort, style and a little matcha madness for a jewellery meeting in this super cute cafe!
I don’t even know where to begin to describe my trip to Los Angeles with Jo Malone London. Firstly, I need to state that it was my first ever time in LA so to say that I was excited was a complete understatement! I am scared of flying normally, but even the flight excited me. I just knew in my heart that I was going to love the city and it really blew me away!
As I have told you guys before, being an ambassador for Jo Malone London is a dream come true for me and the other girls are divine too. We arrived in the afternoon and a few of us had a delicious dinner at hotspot Catch. Best way to kick off the trip!
The Jo Malone London celebrations started officially the following day with dinner with Poppy Delevingne on the roof terrace of the suite at Chateau Marmont. The location was truly stunning and the table once again blew me away. The most stunning setting to celebrate the start of an incredible few days!
The next day I explored Melrose with the girls and did some shopping. Everywhere we turned there were pink walls and street art, the perfect Instagram backdrops of course! We went to the famous Gracias Madre for vegan Mexican food which was unbelievably delicious. I have never been someone to hunt down vegan food but I highly recommend it to anyone of any food preference. The guac was too dreamy for words.
The final day was the official launch of Poppy Delevingne’s Queen of Pop collaboration with Jo Malone London. We were transported from the Four Seasons in Beverley Hills where we were staying to a very special location in branded Jeeps. The breakfast set up blew us away. The walls were pink, we played with branded ducks to hook and win prizes, and even posed in the bath. Because aside from the INSANE packaging for Poppy’s collaboration, Jo Malone London have launch BUBBLE BATH! Don’t get me wrong, I love their bath oils more than life, but nothing beats a bubble bath in one of my favourite fragrances, Velvet Rose & Oud. Oh and you know one of my all time fragrances Peony & Blush Suede? Well that comes in Poppy’s collection too with the totally dreamy limited edition Queen of Pop packaging!! You can discover the whole collection here.
For the rest of the day, we took the Jeeps in groups with the girls and went to Poppy’s suggested favourite spots in LA. It was the best way to discover the city from someone who knows it so well!
I am forever grateful to share these new launches with you all and to travel with a brand that I totally adore. I had the most amazing time, extended my stay to stay with friends, and currently booking to go back in October! LA you have my heart, thanks to you Jo Malone London!