Rough Point,Rhode Island Newport

We had planned to visit just one of the great Mansions of Newport (Breakers) but our hotel Gilded let us know that the day we were in Newport which was October 24th coincided with the Restoration Foundation Golden Birthday and entrance to Doris Dukes former home Rough Point was free. So we walked the famous Cliff Walk, popped into Breakers […]

What I liked about Gilded, Newport.

Friendly staff keen to help with activity and restaurant reservations. 30% Discount given for future bookings with Lark Hotels. Decorated in rich colours and unusual furnishings. Small plate tapas style breakfast giving the guest an opportunity to try a number of breakfast dishes….especially loved the cheese and scallion scones and mini blueberry muffins. Location is convenient […]

The Traveller’s World Book Day

….and so World Book Day is drawing to a close and this reader has been dipping in and out of Dorling Kindersley’s Eye Witness Travel Book on New England. So my idea is to visit in the fall and take in the foliage, do a bit of leaf peeping as they say but also to see some of […]