Wednesday, January 13

- #SendMeAway ft. Triangl Bikinis...

Oh January, you're an odd one. Christmas is over, Winter's setting in and what's there to look forward to? How many of you have booked a Summer getaway? I can't stop thinking about being on a sandy beach right now soaking up the rays, cocktail in hand. I promise I'm not typically a misery guts, but this feels so far from reality for me right now.

As a child, I was lucky enough to be whisked away each year for a family Summer holiday. These are where some of my best childhood memories lie, which I think adds to my sunny beach/pool getaway craving. I haven't had a holiday like this since 2013 when I visited Malta, which also holds some fond memories as it was mine and Rob's first holiday together, and towards the start of when we started dating (shudder at typing that word...).

Ok, that's enough now. I can't bear to look through more photos, it's bad enough scrolling through my Instagram feed of various tropical destinations. I really can't complain though; 2013 isn't even that long ago and I've definitely had my travelling fix. In the meantime, I visited Sri Lanka, Thailand and China, so I've certainly had my time to explore. However, when Triangl recently sent me their truly gorgeous Poppy - Sea Spritz* bikini, I had a sudden urge to be paddling in the Mediterranean and just, well, relaxing.

So when I was told about the #SendMeAway competition icelolly.com are currently running, I leaped at the chance. Up for grabs is a holiday to a destination of your choice, plus an Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera. Yep, that camera that every blogger/vlogger/their pet pug are raving about at the moment. I'm not sure which I'm most excited about!

A blog post based on your dream destination of 2016 is classed as an entry, so as you can probably guess, this is mine. And as you've also probably guessed, my current dream destination is anywhere with a beach, pool and adventures. Just the other day, me and Rob walked passed adverts on the street of Dominican Republic and we've been itching to hop on a plane since! The scenery, the food, the white sands ... *continues dreaming*...

Entries posted between between 31st December - 14th February 2016 are accepted and I've been asked to nominate 3 bloggers to join in the fun, so I nominate Caz, Serene and Jasmin, but anyone can enter! I'll keep my peepers peeled for your dream destinations!

Where do you wish to travel to and why? Let me know if you enter this fab competition!


*Products marked with an asterix (*) have been gifted. I only feature products/services to my personal taste and all opinions are 100% my own.


KAREN
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27 comments:

  1. Good morning! Just arrived at work and seen your post. What a lovely post to read on a Wednesday morning. Love the bikini and the dream destination idea. My probation is nearly coming to an end and if my work keep me on, than that would mean I can start planning/booking holidays :) On my list this year is Australia so I'm with you and the beach holiday. x

    Caz | Style Lingua

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  2. Hey hey hey hey! What an awesome Giveaway! Oh my gosh your Holiday snaps with Rob look so adorable :D! & I love that Bikini from Triangl love the blue colour <3 & oh gosh the Dominican Republic would be an amazing destination to visit! THANKS for tagging me to enter this comp Karen <3 :) Hahah I'm so excited to enter as well :p xoxo

    http://www.iamserenel.com

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  3. Such lovely photos!! I love the bathing costume!


    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

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  4. That bikini is just beautiful, but so are your holiday photos! I have so many places I'd love to travel, I honestly don't think I could write them all down in one comment.

    Beka. xo
    littleworldofbeka

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  5. I'm dying to purchase a similar bikini! I just love the colour combo and the design would fit me perfectly!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  6. Lovely photos and I adore that bikini! I really want to visit somewhere really serene and tranquil like Hawaii or Bali - that's the dream x

    Always, Alice

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  7. What a lovely pictures Karen! You and Rob look so cute together. The bikini you picked is also super duper cute! I love it! I would love to go to Greece! I think it's one of the most beautiful destinations in the entire world! Happy wednesday, lovely! xx

    Ale | www.alemint.net

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  8. Gorgeous bikini and gorgeous photos! :) I'd really love to travel to Canada and Berlin.

    <3
    perfectfixations.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. Lovely post. Best of luck with the competition too!
    I am tempted to write an entry of my own. :)

    Ellen,
    http://fishnetsxd.blogspot.ie

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  10. I'd love to visit a few cities in Europe as I think there's so much to see and learn :)

    Velvet Blush

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  11. That bikini is so stunning! If I wasn't craving a holiday before I am now - anywhere I could wear swimwear like that would be perfect! X

    Kate Louise Blogs

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  12. Very atmospheric photos! I want summer and holidays ...

    My blog "Demilla". Welcome!

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  13. Those photos have got me craving a holiday so bad! I love triangl bikinis they always look so nice but also practical! I'd love to be somewhere warm right now, the dream is Morocco!
    Amy xx
    Call Me Amy

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  14. Those bikinis are so SO cute! Also the #sendmeaway competition looks interesting, and I might actually take part in it! Thank you! xx

    McKenzie | http://therosynook.com/

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  15. The Dominican Republic is beautiful, weather and turquoise seas. Good luck x

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  16. These photos are lovely, makes me want a holiday so bad!! Love the bikinis!

    Lowenna x | Lowenna Christine

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  17. Ah, what a fab competition! I think I'll have to go enter that. Every blogger and their pet pug are raving about them!

    Rachael at broomfie.blogspot.com

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  18. Love the triangl bikini!! I got my first one last year but had a hefty customs charge to pay after I received it so i was not happy :( Your pictures are gorgeous and I have also wanted to visit the Dominican Republic, it looks dreamy! Certainly in need of a getaway in this dreary weather, I hope you win :) xxx

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  19. i love triangl bikins need to get myself one
    casualyetchic.blogspot.com

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  20. I love triangl bikinis sooo much - they look so adorable! Your travel photos have got me itching to get my passport back out, too!

    Erin Islandbell xxx

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  21. January is the worst isnt it? I feel like spring should start as soon as new year's is over. I love Triangl bikinis, they'd never fit my blobs though wash

    Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

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  22. That is such a gorgeous bikini - I bet it's super flattering on, and I love the colours xx

    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

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  23. I'm not really a sun and sea person but recently I have really been craving a hot holiday! It's been so many years since I've been on one. That bikini is lovely too :)

    The Makeup Directory

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  24. Triangl bikinis are stunning. Haven't had one yet but must look into them this coming Summer. I am also so looking forward to it. :) x

    Renata | Speaking Beauty UK

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  25. I did my biggest travels in 2013 as well (europe) and I definitely miss it. I know most people don't ever get to go on grand travels, so i won't complain either. But I sure do miss traveling! haha

    xo, mikéla / simplydavelyn.com

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  26. Love these photos - they're so cute and fun! My Website

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