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Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

Hotel du Lion d’Or – Cauterets, French Pyrenees

In the France of one hundred or so years ago Cauterets was one of the places to be seen. Here was a highly fashionable spa town where the well-heeled and well connected could travel to enjoy the famed thermal baths of the region. From Paris travellers came directly by train, […]

by × May 2, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Les Arcs European Film Festival – France

Les Arcs European Film Festival – France

Mixing ski resorts and film is not a new idea. Sundance is not only Robert Redford’s amazing festival but the name of his Utah ski resort. Telluride and Aspen in Colorado both have impressive skiing and renowned festivals, whilst Banff in Canada devotes its own to Mountain film. Les Arcs […]

by × October 13, 2017 × 0 comments

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The Cambrian Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

The Cambrian Hotel – Adelboden, Switzerland

With Cambria being the Latin term for Wales it would be legitimate to wonder why a hotel deep in the Bernese Alps should have been named after such a distant region. The answer lies with Grant Maunder, Welshman and financier, who having developed a deep love for Adelboden during childhood […]

by × March 5, 2016 × 1 comment