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.
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.
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.
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.
Victoria Art Gallery News – Victoria, BC Canada
November and December are Victoria's chance to own work by local artists for $100
and less.
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.
Victoria’s Christmas Festival – Victoria, BC Canada
Holiday festivities abound in Victoria as well as many other parts of British Columbia.
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 ...
Victoria, BC – Elegant Island Retreats #3
The Haterleigh Heritage Inn The Haterleigh Heritage Inn The Haterleigh Heritage Inn was built in 1901 as a family home by Thomas Hooper, a well known architect from Haterleigh in Devon, England. Today it is a handsomely restored and immaculately kept inn. The breathtakingly beautiful and original leaded and stained glass windows sparkle in the […]
Victoria, BC – The Royal British Columbia Museum
Victoria, BC – The Royal British Columbia Museum Captain Cook first encountered them in 1778 on Vancouver Island’s remote, windswept west coast when his ship, wrapped in thick fog, rang its bells. “Nootka, nootka” – cries came over the water through the mist as the aboriginal people in their war canoes warned the ship it was about to crash on the rocks. The […]