Monday, August 31, 2009
Chesterfield is located in southwest New Hampshire in the Monadnock Region, just a short drive from Boston and New York City. Beautiful Mount Monadock is a backdrop to this quaint New England town. Visitors to this area will find no shortage of activities. In the summer enjoy canoeing or kayaking on the areas many lakes and rivers. Enjoy concerts on the town common. In the fall, take in the beautiful foliage. When winter arrives, enjoy downhill and cross county skiing. The simplicity of this area offers a relaxing respite to the large city stress.
The Chesterfield Inn is an elegant yet comfortable inn farmhouse with cathedral ceilings and rambling views of the Connecticut River Valley. Guests are invited to feel the stress of everyday life disappear while they sit in front of the fire in the parlor or gaze out on the meadow with its cloud of wildflowers at this New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast.
Enjoy a restful night's sleep in one of the inn's four-poster beds, waking up to the birds singing and sun shining, with nothing to do except delight in a day with no schedule.
Spend the day reading in one of the Adirondack chairs in the back yard or explore the local villages and countryside.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Stockbridge is a romantic historic New England town located in the Berkshire Mountains. It is an easy two hours drive from Boston or one hour's drive from Albany. Travelers to this village can expect a quaint historic downtown with shops, restaurants, and romantic bed and breakfasts. This is a great backdrop for fall foliage, Christmas festivities, or taking in the great air and scenery of the Berkshires. There are numerous events and festivities; two worth note are the Summer Arts and Crafts Festival in August and the Main Street Christmas festivities early in December.
The Inn at Stockbridge offers peaceful charm and elegance in a 1906 Georgian style mansion secluded on 12 acres in the heart of the Berkshires. Enjoy an elegant candle lit breakfast, wine and cheese hour, fireplace and whirlpool rooms. Amenities and attention to detail found only in upscale properties for the discriminating traveler await you. Selected by the discerning traveler as a special romantic inn for 2005.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
The historic village of Biron is located in southwestern France in the beautiful Aquitaine region and is dominated by the vast, medieval Chateau de Biron. Bed and breakfast travelers will enjoy the scenic, unspoiled countryside with outdoor activities ranging from canoeing, swimming and biking to hiking, horseback riding, golfing and tennis. There are numerous historic villages and countless other castles in the area. Other tourist attractions include wine tours and tasting, ancient caves, colorful markets, selling anything from delicious, homegrown foods to jewelry, pottery and antiques, balloon rides and a number of art exhibits, concerts and theater productions.
Le Prieure at Château de Biron is a luxury Bed & Breakfast, located in a hilltop village in the beautiful Dordogne region. The bed and breakfast offers five large bedrooms and 1 apartment. All accommodations are beautiful and luxurious, with ancient fireplaces, ensuite elegant bathrooms and breathtaking panoramic views from every window. The building is historically significant, dating back 500 years. The ancient bread oven the monks used from the 1500 into the 1700s to bake bread for the villagers remains at the property. Sunsets are breathtaking. Le Prieuré's French and American owners offer guests a warm welcome. Every effort is made to accommodate guests' needs, with elegance and attention to detail.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Mexico City, the Capital of Mexico, is a large international city with museums, galleries, and world famous cuisine. Area attractions worth a closer look in include museums of Frida Kahlo and Leon Trotsky, and the Plaza with its weekend market and wide range of cafes and restaurants. Within the city the range of attractions are endless with the National Palace, the Zocalo, Chapultepec Park, the world famous Anthropology Museum, the canals of Xochimilco, and the weekend markets in San Angel, Coyoacan and Tlalpan being top of the list. Also any visit to Mexico City should include a trip to see the incredible Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacan, just an hours drive from the city center. Yearly festivals include Independence Day in September, and Day of the Dead in November.
The Red Tree House consists of a beautiful, two-story house; a stylish roof-top penthouse; and the four room garden house. There are eight guest quarters, all featuring comfortable beds, high quality bedding, cable TV and wireless internet. Visitors to The Red Tree House enjoy the friendly, social atmosphere and the opportunity to meet fellow travelers.
The innkeepers want guests to feel at home and enjoy the vibrant neighborhood of Condesa. The accommodation is located in an area of beautiful parks, great restaurants, and convenient transportation to all parts of the city.
Monday, August 17, 2009
Sydney, the largest city in Australia, offers bed and breakfast enthusiasts everything one can expect from a large metropolis, including shopping, fine dining, theater and more. Attend a performance at the famed Sydney Opera House, surf the waves at famous Bondi Beach or cruise around Sydney Harbor. Visit Sydney's famous landmark the Sydney Harbour Bridge or explore the Taronga Zoo, the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Rocks or the Sydney Aquarium. Bed and breakfast travelers will also find countless museums, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Sydney or the Sydney Jewish Museum.
Cecil Street Bed and Breakfast is a charming Federation House in a quiet cul-de-sac, located only 10 to 15 minute wask from Sydney's Famous Manly-Beach and Wharf. Linda, your hostess, prides herself in creating a "Home away from Home" for her guests. Special touches like home made muffins, fresh cut flowers, and chocolates in the rooms, plus a desire to meet any extra needs of her guests, are all part of Linda's hospitality at Cecil Street Bed & Breakfast. Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast served in the cosy breakfast/sitting room, and then take a leisurely stroll down to Manly to sample the many delights of this seaside suburb.
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
The city of Brussels, capital of Belgium and home to the European Parliament welcomes visitors with a pleasant temperate climate and a host of sights and delights to entertain and a great deal more than the proverbial beer and chocolate. Narrow cobbled streets open suddenly into the breathtaking Grand-Place, with its ornate guild houses, impressive Town Hall and buzzing atmosphere. Bars, restaurants and museums are clustered within the compact city center, enclosed within the petit ring, which follows the path of the 14th-century city walls. Other Brussels landmarks include the bronze statue of the Manneken-Pis, The Royal Palace, Belvue Museum, the Natural Sciences Museum and the Royal Museums of Art and History. Children will enjoy the Mini-Europe science exhibit with miniatures of the Eiffel Tower, Berlin, Westminster and more, while adults may wish to visit the famous landmark called the Atomium, a giant model of an oxygen molecule.
The Lion's Heart offers guests the charm of a time past combined with contemporary comfort (WiFi internet access). The bed and breakfast is just a 20 minute walk from the Market Place, and very close to the Madou metro (subway) station. Lion's Heart also offers student rooms for short term rentals. Whether you come to Brussels as a tourist, to work or study, the Lion's Heart is most likely to have a lodging solution for you.