Le 1217 – A Michelin-Starred Crown Jewel Of Château De Bagnols

Le 1217 restaurant of Château de Bagnols
1217, founding year of Château de Bagnols and from where its gourmet restaurant takes its name. Walking through the dining room Salle des Gardes, you can't miss the ornately carved Gothic fireplace filling one entire wall and it's reputedly France's largest! Let's take a moment to indulge in seeing this architectural gem; it is...

La Femme In Festive Mood

'La Femme in Festive Mood' fashion story on location at Château de Bagnols.
The moment Kent and I stepped in to our Aux Bouquets suite; I was immediately taken by the charms of a bygone era. The Renaissance murals, Gothic fireplace and period furniture… Amongst them all an antique oak long table standing against a wall of ancient bouquet frescoes. In my mind that table transported me...

How We Spent Our First Day At Château De Bagnols

Château Superior Suite Aux Bouquets. Château de Bagnols hotel reviews.
Eight visits to France in 17 years of my life. However, it was not until this very last trip with Kent, that I decided to see the French province. After a few days recovering from our long haul flight in Paris we were now at Orly ready to fly again. A quick jaunt, a...

Fulfilling A Medieval Fantasy With 5-Star Luxury At Château De Bagnols

Château de Bagnols, a luxury castle hotel in the Beaujolais region.
'Imagine How It Feels To Stay In A Real Middle Ages Castle' Is it very grown up to talk about fairy tales and fantasy movies? I suppose it's probably not, but then don't they say 'don't grow up, it's a trap'?! Perhaps one of the reasons we love to travel is to find the...

Into The Winter In Street Fashion Sydney Style

Sydney street style portraits by Kent Johnson photography.
Well I hope you enjoyed my coverage of Tissot NBA Finals VIP Viewing Party. Now I want to share with you my thought process about this last minute Outfit-of-the-Day (OOTD) choice for the event. This series of Street Fashion Sydney style portraits were photographed by Kent using the Fujifilm X100F - on loan to him by Fujifilm...