Where I’ve Been.

For a cool way to discover and learn about the places I’ve reviewed—check out the map below. Zoom out and explore! (Bear in mind: this will be more useful later as I add content over the next year.)

If you have interest in one of the locations below that have not yet got blog posts and need to know where to stay click on the links below for Hotel ideas.

(I’m currently working on these Hotel references and quick ‘eat/do/drink’ ideas. Not all are linked yet so email me at rose@dev.trendygirltravels.com if in a pinch for ideas in the areas listed below.) I am also still in the process of filling all the Hotel names in!

For the best locations that I have actually stayed at and had a FAB experience, here’s the definitive list.

Australia-  In reach of Sydney Blue Mountains disliked and checked out all hotels, Barren Joey Palm beach, Park Hyatt Sydney, Whale beach Jonahs , Ku ring gai Chase National park Cottage Point Inn 

Bali- The Amandari

Belgium- Brugge, Brussels
Scholteshof magnificent country house hotel under renovation. Check for updates. Stevoort, Hasselt, Belgium
Hostellerie Shamrock, This is tough to search, Ardennes Plateau, 148 Ommegangstraat, Maarkedal, Belgium; 32-55/215-529; www.relaischateaux.com (Features Jacques Wirtz Garden)

Bermuda-The ReefsElbow Beach get a private cottage if you can, The Coral Reef Club

BotswanaSun City, stayed in A frame rental, Sun City is fun though

Canada- Banff Post Hotel, Lake Louise

Caribbean-
Bahamas- The One and Only Ocean Club, Nassau
Barbados- The HouseLittle Good Harbour, older but lovely– get the room overlooking the Ocean.
BVI’s- Been to all of them, Peter Island ok, Biras Creek best, Scrub Island new but no beach, best done on a boat
Cluebra- Tough, rent a house or rough it at Club Seabourne. Kayaks here are nice. VERY basic, clean. Love the beaches in Culebra, stunning. Nothing else is here.
Grenada- The Aquarium divine low key restaurant a few rooms, La Luna
Harbour Island- The Landing
Puerto Rico- The St. Regis, The Horned Dorset
St. Barths- Eden Roc
St. John- Caneel Bay but not thrilled
St Maarten- La Samana
St. Thomas- The Ritz Carlton
Tobago-
Turks and Caicos- Parrot Cay 
Vieques- The W

China- Shanghai The Waldorf Astoria

Croatia-
Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Split, Vis

Dubai- The Burj Al Arab It would be ok to stay across the beach at the Jumeirah, but make sure they let you use the beach club at The Burj it’s fab.

France- I am obsessed! I think I’m French, really!
Brignoles
Caen
Cannes
Cap d’Antibes- Eden Roc Hotel
Chamonix
Chaumont
Clecy
Courchevel- Cheval Blanc
Deauville
Eze
Frejus
Gasstad
Giverny
Honfleur
The Loire, Particularly Chenonceau
Lyon
Megave- Ferme de La Marie
Marseilles- Ths Sofitel
Monaco
Nice
Normandy
Noirmoutier
Orsan
Paris
Reims, Champagne
Rouen
Sancerre
St Tropez
Strasbourg
Val d’Isere
Verbier
Vezeley, Burgundy
Vergeze, Source of Perrier
Versailles
Villandry

Greece- Santorini, Katiykies

Hong Kong- The Four Seasons

Ibiza and Formentera– these two are the Pityuses Islands in the Balearic Archipelago (Pine Islands)

Ireland-

(Mostly Southern)
Aran islands, Inishmore Ireland
Ardmore
Ballymacarbry
Ballymaloe Hotel, Shanagarry, Cork
Cashel, Cashel Hotel and Restaurant Chez Hans
Cliffs Moher
Connemara, Delphi Lodge
Dingle Peninsula
Dublin
Enniskillen
Galway, Spiddal, Roundstone
Goldcoast, Southern Ireland, Dungarven
Healy Pass lots of passes actually I’m a pass freak
Ilnacullin, Garinish Island, Glengarriff, Bantry Bay
Kilmeaden, Mount Congreve
Kilsheelan, found six of seven secret lakes
Lismore
Mahon Falls
Ring of Kerry
Slievenamon
Sheepskin Head Peninsula, Bantry
Waterford
Wicklow Mountains and Ritz Carlton Powerscourt Hotel
Yougal

Italy-
Amalfi Coast, Ravello – Hotel Cimbrone
Capri
Cinque Terre
Florence
Lake Como, Villa De Este
Menton, Serre de la Madone, Lawrence Johnston Garden
Milan
Piedmont, Canale, Villa Tibloldi
Portofino, Hotel Splendido
Positano, Le Sirenuse
Rome
Sorrento
Tuscany
Venice

Indonesia- Bintan Island- Banyan Tree

Japan-
Kyoto- Stay in a Ryokan
Tokyo

Maldives- The Park Hyatt

Mexico-
Cabo- One and Only Pamilla

Morocco-
Atlas Mountains
Marrakech

New Zealand- Both Islands, Matakauri and Cape Kidnappers

Portugal-
Drove through Spain to Portugal, Quinta do Lago, Algarve
Lisbon

Seychelles-
La Digue
Mahé- Four Seasons
Praslin- Raffles

Spain-
Madrid
Murcia, La Manga

Singapore

South Africa-

Drakensburg
Durban
Johannesburg
Kruger Park
Long Tom Pass
Oribi Gorge
Pilgrims Rest
Pretoria

South America
Argentina, Buenos Aires- Palace Duhai
Brazil

Switzerland-
Basel
Gstaad
St Moritz

United Kingdom-
There are loads more these are some of my favorites.

England-

Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, Stowe, Cliveden, Waddeston Manor Five Arrows Hotel, Henley, Bray, Hurley, Moulsford, The Beetle and Wedge Boat House
Cotswold’s- loads of spots… Hidecote Manor Kifsgate Broadway, Chipping Campden
Every inch of Devon and most of Coastal Cornwall, too much too list!
Devon Moors- Exmoor, Brendon, Ooare the Doone Valley, Dartmoor
Dorset- Studley, Studland, Sandbanks, Poole, Lyme Regis
Essex- Thaxted, Finchingfield
Hampshire
Kent- Whitstable Chartwell Nymans Great Dixter Hythe Rye Sissinghurst
Lake District – Sharrow Bay
London
Malvern Hills
Norfolk- Holt, Holm
New Forest- The Pig, Lymewood
Scilly Isles, the most beautiful place in THE WORLD- Tresco, Bryher, St Marys, St Martin
Suffolk- Dedham, Flatford
Somerset- Porlock, Selworthy and whole coast, Babbingdon House
Yorkshire Dales

Scotland-

Perthshire, Auchterader, Glen Eagles
Lochness
Edinburgh, Tattoo

Wales-
Cardiff
Pembrokeshire
Snowdon

USA
Arizona-
Sedona
Phoenix
Scottsdale
Grand Canyon

California- Inland
Lake Tahoe- The Ritz Highlands
Los Gatos
Palo Alto
Palm Springs
San Francisco
Woodside
Yosemite

Every CA coastal town from Eureka to San Diego
Favorites:

Big Sur- The Post Ranch
Carmel
Catalina
Del Mar
Half Moon Bay- The Ritz
Inverness- Mankas Inverness Lodge
La Jolla- La Valencia
Laguna Beach- The Montage
Los Angeles- L’ Ermitage, The Mondrian The Ritz Carlton
Malibu- Casa Malibu, Larry Ellison
Mendocino- San Ysidro Ranch
Monterey
Newport
Point Reyes
San Diego
Santa Cruz
Seventeen Mile Drive, Pebble Beach
Spanish Bay
Stinson Beach
Tomales Bay
California Wine Areas:
Calistoga- Calistoga Ranch
Carneros
Healdsburg- The Healdsburg Hotel
Livermore
Napa
Paso Robles
Santa Cruz
Santa Ynez
Silverado Trail
Sonoma
St Helena
Santa Lucia Highlands

Colorado-
Aspen- The Little Nell
Beaver Creek- The Ritz
Grand Canyon
Vail

Florida-
Boca Grande
Boca Rattan
Jupiter
Key west
Miami
Naples
Sarasota

Hawaii-

Lanai
Maui
Oahu

Illnois- Chicago

Maine-
Perkins Cove
Kennebunkport

Maryland-

Annapolis
Chesapeake- The Inn at Perry Cabin
St Michaels

Massachusets-

Boston
Cape Cod
Marthas Vinyard The Beach Plum
Nantucket The Wauwinet

Nevada-
Furnace Creek, Death Valley
Las Vegas

New Mexico-
Albuquerque
Santa Fe

New Orleans-
Pass Christian
Bay Saint Louis

New York-
Lake Placid
Lake Saranac
New Paltz- Mohonk
Long Island, The Hamptons, Montauk

New York City- Soho House

North Carolina-
Savannah

Oregon-
Seattle
Portland- The Nines
Willamette Valley- Wine

Rhode Island- Newport- Castle Hill Hotel

South Carolina-
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Middleton Place

Texas-
Fredericksburg
San Antonio

Utah-
Canyon point- Amangiri
Park City
Sundance

Vermont-
Stowe

Virginia-
Hot Springs- The Homestead
Shenandoah
Williamsburg

Washington DC, The Four Seasons