WELLNESS RETREAT AT LAKES BY YOO

Wellness Retreat at Lakes By Yoo

A couple of weekends ago I was lucky enough to be invited along to the Cotswolds with a bunch of my girlfriends to test drive a new wellness retreat offered by Lakes By Yoo. Lakes By Yoo, situated in the Cotswolds on 850 acres of stunning private land, boasts over 150 properties, all built with luxury, relaxation and wellness in mind. You can choose from five categories of accommodation, from ‘special’ to ‘one of a kind’, whichever you choose you’re in for a treat with all of them boasting plush interiors designed by Kate Moss, Elle MacPherson, Jade Jagger, Kelly…

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RESIDENCE MONTE, CROATIA

Residence Monte Villa in Istria Croatia

If you follow me on Instagram you will have no doubt been bored to tears with all my holiday spam the past month or so! Well, sorry guys, there’s just a little bit more because I have to tell you about the Clickstay villa we stayed in, in Croatia… Residence Monte. What a place! Myself and the other half of Break The Loop (plus the pups) arrived after a monstrous journey and gosh this place was a sight for sore eyes!! The villa was set over four levels, nestled in the lush green, rolling hills of Istria, looking out to…

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WHERE TO EAT IN ISTRIA, CROATIA

Koliba Ribarska Istria Croatia

Istria, Croatia sits just to one side of the Southern border of Slovenia and a mere stones throw from Italy. Croatia has been on my travel hit list for a while now but never had I thought to head to Northern Croatia, in my mind it was all about Dubrovnik, Split and Hvar… How wrong I was. Istria feels and looks very much like Tuscany, lush green rolling hills covered in vineyards, fresh and simple food served up in local restaurants of the quality that you would wish for when visiting Italy, but rarely actually receive anymore. It’s simple, Istria…

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ROCABELLA MYKONOS

Rocabella Mykonos luxury Hotel Greece

Where to even begin. I had the recommendation to stay at Rocabella Mykonos during our time in Greece from a longtime friend and travel blogger extraordinaire Phoebe, whom I know has impeccable taste. After a little more digging around on the web I also learned that the hotel had been styled by one of my favourite interior designers Tine Kjeldson, other projects of hers include Scorpios Mykonos (sadly closed during our visit to Greece) and Casa Cook, located in Rhodes and also opening soon in Kos. She creates a super relaxed, beachy vibe that exudes laid back luxury and I literally…

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