Hidden Gems

Wistman's Wood
England, Hidden Gems

Wistman’s Wood

We found the Ents! Well, at least one of them. It was August 2016 and we had walked about a half a mile across the moor in Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England to find ourselves in one of the coolest…

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Queens Hamlet Mill
Hidden Gems, Paris

The Queen’s Hamlet, Versailles

It may not be accurate to call The Queen’s Hamlet a hidden gem—most guide books refer to it—but we’d guess many first-time visitors to the Château de Versailles miss it. While the palace is over-the-top opulent and the gardens spectacular, Queen…

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Tu Hwnt i’r Bont Tea Room
Hidden Gems, Tea, Wales

Tu Hwnt i’r Bont Tea Room

Tu Hwnt i’r Bont Tea Room ( in Llanrwst, Wales is a hidden gem! We can’t pronounce the name of the tea room—or, for that matter, the name of the town—but that didn’t stop us from visiting (in July, 2017) and…

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