One of the lovely things about blogging is that I often get sent some rather exciting press releases. Most of the time they are for events that are happening in London. London Fashion Week will never see me sat in the audience as it doesn’t quite tally in with the school run *sigh*. Sorry if that sounds like I am boasting, I’m not, I was just a little bitter about not being able to attend that one.
I’m No Audrey
Let’s be honest, London Fashion Week probably isn’t my natural habitat, as much as I would like it to be. Although, I do feel like I am discovering myself again on a fashion front. Only this week saw me attempting to wear some rather beautiful silk scarves (purchased in the sales, it would have been rude not to) in my hair. I was hoping to emulate elegance and beauty. I am thinking Audrey Hepburn. The only problem is that I am pretty sure Audrey never had a hair crisis and never had the issue of 3 cm roots to deal with. I was less elegant chic and more frazzled mum chic. I need a hairdresser to sort my hair out. Someone who will force me into the chair and tell me what will suit me.
Escaping To The Maldives
I digress! The other day I had an email land in my inbox that made me squeal. It wasn’t for an event but for a competition to stay on one of my favourite places on this earth. The Maldives. I have told you about our disastrous holiday to the Maldives pre-children. It basically involved Mr C hallucinating after a very dodgy pasty, then him needing to be on the toilet for approx 24 hours. Then we arrived at the airport to find fog had delayed our first plane, meaning we missed the connecting plane, meaning we were put up overnight at the airport. Then the next day our next plane was broken and we were delayed again for what felt like forever. When we finally arrived I came down with the heaviest cold known to man and spent the entire holiday shivering on a tropical beach under towels. I would love to visit the Maldives again and actually be able to enjoy it.
Sharing The Love
So when I opened the email offering me a chance to win a 7-night holiday for two at Kandima Maldives with flights from Turkish Airlines included, I jumped at it. To be honest they had me with their pictures. Look sand, sea and sunshine! SUNSHINE. That’s where my summer has gone, it’s hiding over at Kandima. I entered as quickly as possible and then thought about deleting the email but then my conscience niggled at me. Don’t you hate it when that happens? Even though I want this holiday for myself, ALL MINE. I felt that I should share it with you, lovely readers. No, they haven’t paid me to do this. I emailed them and asked them if they would be happy for me to share it. Clearly they thought I was the kindest person ever for deciding to share this. I lied, they didn’t really think that but all of you lot should think that 😉
According to the email, and I’m going to believe them, Kandima is the “koolest, most happening NEW resort in the Maldives”. It is a lifestyle resort for all ages. DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles even runs a yoga retreat on the island. I didn’t know that he even did yoga!
The prize is a 7-night holiday for two at Kandima Maldives with Turkish Airline flights.
“The competition involves a short promo video of the tropiKal island (desti)nation showcasing what a “Kandima” day looks like! From staying in an Aqua Villa overlooking the Indian Ocean, chilling at the Beach Club, exploring surrounding islands on the jet skis to pool parties with all the guests!”
If you win then you will get to stay in one of Kandima’s villas, dine in any of the amazing restaurants on the island. Kandima also has one of the longest swimming pools in the Maldives! If you don’t fancy lazying on the beach (are you mad?!) then you can enjoy a range of activities from DJ lessons (I’ve always fancied spinning the decks) through to spa treatments and surfing.
How to enter the competition
1. Like our competition video post on our Kandima Facebook page.
2. Write in the comment box how much you’d like to win a holiday to Kandima and who with!
3. To DOUBLE your chance of winning – go to the Kandima Instagram page and follow the steps.
The competition starts today and runs for a month. The winner will be announced on Friday 1st September 2017 and it’s open to anyone in the world!
What are you waiting for?
It couldn’t be easier. Good luck!
Disclaimer – I have not been paid to write this or offered any incentive to share it. Thank you to Kandima for letting me use their images. This competition is also not endorsed by Island Living 365. I am just sharing the love.