Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Dylan Thomas’s Boathouse – Laugharne, South Wales, Wales

Dylan Thomas’s Boathouse – Laugharne, South Wales, Wales

A Shrine to Wales’s Most Renowned Bard Up on the hill in St. Martin’s churchyard, in the refreshingly uncommer­cialized town …

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Hay-on-Wye Festival and Llangoed Hall – Hay-on-Wye and Llyswen, South Wales, Wales

Hay-on-Wye Festival and Llangoed Hall – Hay-on-Wye and Llyswen, South Wales, Wales

Two Oases for the Mind and Body This compact little border town in the Black Mountains claims to be the …

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Plas Bodegroes – Pwllheli, North Wales, Wales

Plas Bodegroes – Pwllheli, North Wales, Wales

The Land’s End of Wales and a Food Lover’s Mecca At a time when Wales was the last place to …

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Portmeirion – North Wales, Wales

Portmeirion – North Wales, Wales

One Man’s Dream On a wooded hillside on its own little peninsula with romantic views of sand, sea, and mountains, …

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International Musical Eisteddfod – Llangollen, North Wales, Wales

Olympics of Welsh Culture When a Welsh men’s choir bursts into song, the audience bursts into tears. For reasons lost …

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Hostellerie de Crillon le Brave – Crillon le Brave, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Hostellerie de Crillon le Brave – Crillon le Brave, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

The Genuine Innocence of Old Provence For nostalgic Francophiles who haven’t yet fulfilled their dream of a home in Provence, …

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Hotel Carlton Intercontinental – Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Hotel Carlton Intercontinental – Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Epitome of Belle Epoque Luxury It is impossible to visit the Riviera and ignore the allure of Cannes, and if …

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Avignon and Hotel La Mirande – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Avignon and Hotel La Mirande – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Lifestyle of the Rich and Papal The ancient papal city of Avignon protects many historic gems behind its 14th-century crenellated …

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Amphitheater of Arles – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Amphitheater of Arles – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Spectacle and Glory Without the Blood Arles, the former capital of Provence and best known as the city of van …

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Antibes and Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

Antibes and Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc – Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France

The Ultimate in Glamour A visit to Antibes, one of the Riviera’s great delights, must include a tour of the …

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