When visiting Napa Wineries, Yountville’s Maison Fleurie offers Provencal touches. When I was looking for a place to stay near the Napa wineries around Yountville, located in the central Napa Valley, I didn’t think I’d be able to find something within our budget. I assumed the small town’s accommodation options consisted solely of high end resorts such as […]
Today’s post is sponsored by our friends at the Luxury Safari Company. Cape Town is an incredible destination and one that many people return to again and again. It is just an easy direct flight from London, and since there’s no time difference and no jet lag you can get on with your holiday as […]
Weekly Question #9: Have you ever been disappointed by a place or attraction? Yes, we’re Travel Belles, optimistic, spirited women who try and see the best in every experience we’re lucky enough to have. But sometimes even we feel a sense of disappointment. Still, in true Travel Belles style, the responses to our Weekly Question […]
Whenever I visit Charleston, there are some things I look forward to doing again and again, and invariably a long list of new things to try. For my short visit this week with an old friend and my husband here are the new-to-me things I checked out: Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art Gallery, 58 Broad […]
Stopping at a more than charming inn for a short San Jose del Cabo vacation following our Sea of Cortez Un-Cruise In some ways, travel is a lot like love. From Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem In Memoriam:27, 1850: I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have […]
I don’t ski. And after a trip to The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain in the middle of winter, I still see little reason to start.
Do you have a hotel in your hometown where you were always a little jealous of the guests? I do: The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.
I didn’t know it would take over 20 years, but I always knew I’d go back to The Beaumont Inn in Kentucky. When I think the quintessential Kentucky inn, I think of its uncloying Southern hospitality. I think of its yellow legged fried chicken served with ham cured on premises, and its casually elegant farm to table […]
For several possible reasons, one of my favorite stops on a recent trip with Eurail Travel was Trencin, Slovakia. It might have been the shoes. Like a seasoned shoe fitting engineer/fairy, with a certain no-negation allowed confidence, my new friend, Jill, said, “I can fit you.” No stranger to shoe challenges herself and researching comfortable […]
You can visit the stars’ favorite winter vacation spot, even without a celebrity salary You might think a visit to Aspen is outside your budget – but that just isn’t true. There are ways to visit the celebrity-spotted ski town without dipping into your 401K. And I’m not talking about a scrimping, bumming and camping […]