Carcassonne: The Fairy Tale City of France

The 19th Century French poet Gustave Nadaud famously said, “don’t die without seeing Carcassonne.” Each year 4 million tourists take his advice and flock to historic town perched atop a hill and surrounded by mountains and vineyards in the Languedoc Roussillon region of South-West France.We went to find out more… Carcassonne is the country’s most…

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The Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Lake Windermere

Lakeside Hotel Windermere

From the moment we arrived at our luxurious four-star hideaway in the heart of the Lake District it felt homely. The Lakeside Hotel & Spa, nestling at the water’s edge on the southern tip of Lake Windermere, is the perfect place for a mini-break and one of a few secluded hotels just a stone’s throw…

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