Barbara Ballard Travel Articles

 
Why Don’t You Potter Around Britain? – Harry Potter’s Trail
Why Don’t You Potter Around Britain? – Harry Potter’s Trail Barbara Ballard potters around England, visiting some filming locations for the
movie based on JK Rowlings' Harry Potter book.
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Art and Elegance – Listel Vancouver Hotel
Art and Elegance – Listel Vancouver Hotel Art and hospitality intermingle seamlessly in the Listel, a chic gem of a hotel
on Vancouver's trendy Robson Street.
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The Midas Touch – Sheraton Suites Le Soleil Hotel and Oritalia
The Midas Touch – Sheraton Suites Le Soleil Hotel and Oritalia Le Soleil's sun theme permeates the decor and this Vancouver hotel was a place
Barbara Ballard could warm up to.
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The Abkhazi Gardens – Victoria, BC Canada
The Abkhazi Gardens – Victoria, BC Canada Victoria's Abkhazi Garden is a visual interpretation of a love story that waited
more than 20 years to blossom.
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Victoria Art Gallery News – Victoria, BC Canada
November and December are Victoria's chance to own work by local artists for $100
and less.
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West Coast Playground – Vancouver, BC Canada
West Coast Playground – Vancouver, BC Canada Barbara Ballard went for a weekend getaway to Vancouver and found that whatever
she wanted in the way of a holiday, it was waiting for her there.
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Victoria’s Christmas Festival – Victoria, BC Canada
Holiday festivities abound in Victoria as well as many other parts of British Columbia.
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London Museums are Free – London, England
London Museums are Free – London, England London isn't the cheapest city in the world, nor is Britain the least expensive
country. But Britain's national museums and art galleries - both new and old ...
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Victoria, BC – Fine Dining
Victoria, BC – Fine Dining The Restaurants Conde Nast Traveler reported that “Both of Victoria’s best restaurants are at the Ocean Pointe Resort: the Boardwalk…and the Victorian.” My eating experiences with these restaurants certainly bore this out. Enjoying good food at any time is a treat. Throw in a world class view and it’s memorable – both the Boardwalk and […]
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Victoria, BC Travel Guide – Eating Out
Eating out can be expensive in Victoria, depending on what you’re looking for. A really cheap way to go is to buy food at the local corner grocery – it’s what I do when traveling, and it saves on the dollars. The Market on Yates (903 Yates) is a great new place (opened December 99) […]
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