Sebastien Izambard learnt the hard way who to holiday with and never leaves home without his pillow.
Which was your best holiday?
My best holiday was in Thailand in a hotel called Ratcha on a small island south of Phuket. It was just perfect – at the time I had just met my wife, Renee, and we were just taking it easy and not making any plans to be in a relationship. But our relationship became magical and everything around became even more beautiful. It’s a culture I’ve always wanted to see and the people there are so beautiful, so kind and spiritual. I remember the smell of oil, the trees, the smell of a local restaurant on the beach in a little cabin. They used to fish on the beach and sell it to you on a very little table on the sandy beach, the fish is so fresh. It was not over the top and so simple. I loved the clear water even though they said after the tsunami it was not the same. That holiday was so far away from everything. I loved it, it was just perfectly beautiful and I fell in love with my wife and the country – what else could I ask for ?
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