Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

The Castle Trail – Grampian Highlands, Scotland

The Castle Trail – Grampian Highlands, Scotland

Scotland’s Loire Valley Some 600 castles dot the the Scottish countryside, with the highest concen­tration in the rugged Grampian Highlands, …

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York Minster – York, Yorkshire, England

York Minster – York, Yorkshire, England

The City’s Crowning Glory A must-visit on the cathedral city circuit, ancient York is surrounded by 3 miles of beautifully …

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Scottish Golf – Scotland

Scottish Golf – Scotland

Where Golf Was Born A pilgrimage to the courses where the game of golf was invented provides golf lovers with …

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Castle Howard – York, Yorkshire, England

Castle Howard – York, Yorkshire, England

Grand, Stately, Elegant Although best known today as the location for the BBC’s 1981 adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, …

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Stonehenge – Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge – Wiltshire, England

One of the World’s Great Mysteries Stonehenge can still be the magical, mystical, mysterious kind of place it was probably …

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Stourhead – Stourton, Wiltshire, England

Stourhead – Stourton, Wiltshire, England

A Walk Through a Classical Painting Inspired by the paintings of Claude Lorrain and Gaspard Poussin, Stourhead is arguably England’s …

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Salisbury Cathedral – Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Salisbury Cathedral – Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

A Masterpiece of Medieval Technology The paintings of Turner and Constable long ago familiarized the world with Salisbury Cathedral and …

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Warwick Castle – Warwick, Warwickshire, England

Warwick Castle – Warwick, Warwickshire, England

England’s Finest Medieval Castle For nine centuries at the heart of British history, the magnificent feudal fortress of Warwick is …

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Stratford-Upon-Avon – Warwickshire, England

Stratford-Upon-Avon – Warwickshire, England

Drama, the Bard, and Ghosts at Shakespeare’s Birthplace The timeless appeal and universality of William Shakespeare’s work have made his …

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Cunard’s QM2 and QE2 – Southampton, England

Cunard’s QM2 and QE2 – Southampton, England

Queen of the High Seas In 1840, Samuel Cunard secured the first contract to carry mail by steamship between Britain …

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