Travel and Restaurant Reviews

We have been honoured to be asked to review many hotels and restaurants in our capacity as freelance journalists.   Here are just a small selection of our reviews.

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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Lakeside Hotel Windermere

The Lakeside Hotel & Spa, Lake 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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Lausanne and The Alps

Switzerland is not just about snow, chocolate and cuckoo clocks.

THE Swiss city of Lausanne is one of the few in the world to offer skiing in winter and a cocktail under the shade of a palm tree in the summer.Spread out over a 500-metre height on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Olympic capital is an ideal destination for a city break. Flights to…

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‘A Jewel in Monmouthshire’s Crown’ – Review of The Beaufort, Raglan.

THE Beaufort Coaching Inn and Brasserie is a jewel in Monmouthshire’s crown that sits against the backdrop of the Medieval Raglan Castle.

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