A Virginia Grande Dame Reborn

A Virginia Grande Dame Reborn

When Sir Bernard Ashley purchased Villa Crawford in 1991, the 80-year old once grand Italianate mansion at the eastern edge of Charlottesville, Virginia, his vision was to restore it into a world-class property where guests would feel at home in a private English country manor. And Keswick Hall was born.

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Motswari – Responsible Tourism in Action

Motswari – Responsible Tourism in Action

This is my first game drive at Motswari Private Game Reserve. We are driving into a tangle of bush so dense I can’t imagine how we are going to get through it, much less see anything of note. Yet we are tracking a leopard…

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Bistro Dining – the Guy Savoy Way

Bistro Dining – the Guy Savoy Way

My favorite place to linger on the Quai des Grands Augustins is not a bookstall but rather the habit-forming “avec Guy Savoy” bistro across the street, Les Bouquinistes…

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Malawi – Beyond the Lake

Malawi – Beyond the Lake

Mvuu is an environmentally-friendly wilderness lodge located on a lagoon of the Shire River and the only property inside the Liwonde National Park, the premier game viewing destination in Malawi. Its population of elephants is especially dense along the river.

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Metz – Spanning Two Millennia of European History

Metz – Spanning Two Millennia of European History

I came to Metz, the historic capital of Lorraine, to visit its innovative new modern arts Pompidou Center. What I discovered was a city of beautifully preserved architectural and artistic treasures spanning two millennia of European history.

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Malawi – The Lake of Stars

Malawi – The Lake of Stars

It’s an hour’s boat ride to Mumbo Island, a tumble of granitic rock topped by lush miombo woodland located ten kilometers off shore in the heart of the Lake Malawi National park. As we draw near, tiny reed and thatch chalets barely distinguishable from the tangle of trees begin to materialize…

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Josette King

I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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