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Powys Travel Guide

Articles about Powys

By Sarah Gold
Wandering through the riotous, labyrinthine stalls of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market has given you an appetite. For hours, you’ve been pressing between crowds of local women haggling over mangoes, melons, and rank-smelling durian fruit; karaoke-CD haw...
By Laura Vogel
Harrodsburg, Kentucky Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill 800/734-5611 or 859/734-5411 Experience the contemplative peace of the material-world-shunning Shakers—without the burdensome celibacy requirement—at this 2,800-acre village, the largest rest...
By Rebecca Mead
When my husband, George, and I decided to take a holiday house at Berrington Hall, a Neoclassical mansion in England’s West Midlands owned by the National Trust, we blithely ignored a warning note that appeared on the trust’s website. About our...
By Melanie Fleischmann
It was with a bit of anxiety that i turned our car onto the dirt track that serves as the driveway to Clytha Castle. In the handbook the British Landmark Trust sends to prospective renters, there are two photographs and a 19th-century etching of C...
By Diane Tegmeyer
It may lack altitude, but that isn't stopping a tiny village in Wales from modeling itself after Crested Butte, Colorado, an international mountain-biking center. Llanwrtyd Wells bills itself as the smallest town in Great Britain but would much ra...