Kata Rocks Resort – Phuket Thailand

Kata Rocks Resort – Phuket Thailand

Kata Rocks is a beautiful resort on the Island of Phuket in Thailand. It is often featured in travel magazines and blogs for its gorgeous facilities and jaw-dropping panoramic views. I felt like we were on an island in the French Polynesia rather than Southeast Asia. If you’re looking to go to a place that offers an assortment of experiences, I would highly recommend Phuket Thailand.

If you’re looking for a destination that offers an assortment of experiences, I would highly recommend Phuket Thailand. There are luxurious resorts like Kata, but also street markets, local cultural eats, and lots of adventure to be had.

 

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Kata Rocks is surrounded by natural landscapes and an endless open sea that inspires a constant state of relaxation. The staff are attentive and go above and beyond to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

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The resort has won an assortment of awards and accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.

It’s located about 35 minutes away from Phuket Town, and a little over an hour away from Phuket Airport.

 

We had a fantastic time during our time at Kata, and I can’t recommend it enough. It was fairly quiet and not too busy when we went (late January), so perfect for a relaxing stay. I would suggest elsewhere. if you’re looking for more of a party atmosphere or something closer to the downtown bars/clubs.

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Fairmont Pacific Rim – Day at the Spa

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If you’ve ever stepped into the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver, you’ll know that it’s a beautiful space with expansive ceilings and luxury finishes. I had heard great things about their in-house spa Willow Stream, and finally got the chance to try it for myself with their Day at the Spa package.

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White on Black

White on Black

This past weekend was the fashion and beauty summit BeautyCon held out in sunny Los Angeles, and I was fortunate enough to get a chance to attend.

I wanted to wear something simple and relaxed for the day, yet still look chic and polished. I ended up going with a minimalistic white top and some high waisted leather shorts, topped off with a statement necklace.

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Deighton Cup 2014

I’ve always coveted the beautiful and intricate hats that are commonly seen at daytime events in Europe. However, there aren’t too many places in Vancouver that one can don a fascinator without attracting stares of puzzlement or criticism.

The annual Deighton Cup event seeks to be different by encouraging chic fancy hats and dapper suits with pocket squares. Held at the historic Hastings Racecourse, it was a charming afternoon of stylish outfits, fine cocktails and lively entertainment.

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Pop of Pink

One of my favourite things about this time of year is the beautiful sight of cherry blossom trees blooming all around the city. The delicate pink petals floating throughout the air paint Vancouver in a wash of romance.

It’s a shame that they only last for a few weeks, but I suppose that’s what makes them so special and celebrated. Their fleeting nature adds weight to their beauty and reverence.
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I felt inspired to put together a bright spring-time outfit with loud splashes of color.
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Experimented in shooting with my Nikon 55-200 mm camera lens, which I barely ever use due to neglectful laziness.
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Mad about Plaid

When I was in junior high, I was dying to get contacts. I thought glasses were clunky, and an immediate indication of your nerd level. But after years of wearing soft lenses 7 days/week, I’ve learned to love and look forward to those few days a week where I just let my eyes breathe.

Here’s an outfit I wore with my deep brown wayfarer frames and comfy plaid flannel shirt.

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