©Courtesy of Chatsworth

A Stately Christmas House

Framed by the dark hills of green trees and moorlands, with the River Derwent flow-ing in front of its expansive lawns, a stately home stands in the heart of the Peak District of England. A centuries-old country residence, Chatsworth is...
MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... There is nothing that can prepare you for your first look at Slovenia’s...
MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... A list of tour options hung on the wall of the open-air restaurant...
©Arthur Bohlmann

Navajo Nation

MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... Sometimes the magic is almost too perilous to touch, and you come away...
MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ...   As soon as you get there, you know you’re not in Kansas, anymore. Istanbul...
MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... When you go to the fairy glen on the Isle of Skye, you...
MAGICAL DESTINATIONS We asked a few of our favorite authors to tell us about the most enchanted places they’ve ever been.  This is what they came up with ... The early summer sunlight lit the lake water like translucent jade. Everywhere, the...
 Photography by Jo Chattman Do you remember the first witchcraft book you ever owned? There is a strong likelihood it was Power of the Witch, by Laurie Cabot. That was mine, and I still own my copy in its spine-cracked...

Forest Bathing

Photography by Inge Bovens Elves and fairies have long embraced the magic of the forest, living as they do under wild mushrooms and toadstools, on mulchy ground carpeted with spongy moss, near sparkling waterfalls and fresh mountain springs. In recent years, perhaps...
An enchanted forest lies deep in the Cornwall countryside. Surrounding a manor home that was once the country estate of the undisturbed for generations, growing wild and thorny. In 1914, before the Great War, a team of twelve gardeners signed their names...