Holidays & Things to do

Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

Written by on September 28, 2016 in Active Holidays, Brittany, Holiday Travel
Taking Bikes To France On The Ferry

While there may be several ways of getting yourselves and your bikes over to France, there’s really only one that makes sense if you’re a cyclist. This is something anyone who’s had the misfortunate of travelling by plane with bikes in-tow will know all too well. The unacceptable expense of paying for its transit, wondering […]

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The Palais des Beaux Arts Lille

Written by on September 26, 2016 in Museums and Châteaux, Nord-Pas de Calais
The Palais des Beaux Arts Lille

I’ve been to Lille several times and somehow never managed to get to the Palais des Beaux Arts. So one sunny morning I set off to spend some time there. Well it was sunny when I left but by the time I got there it was raining, and not just a drizzle, it was bucketing down. […]

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The Perfect Tour Of Avignon Provence

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
The Perfect Tour Of Avignon Provence

Avignon in Provence lures visitors year round and especially in the summer when the sun is shining and the fields around are filled with lavender and sunflowers. Local expert and tour guide Emily Durand shares her top tips for taking a stress-free visit taking in away-from-the-bustle secret spots, fabulous foodie places, seeing this lovely city […]

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Wedding Photographer in France

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Holidays & Things to do, Wedding Expertise
Wedding Photographer in France

When you go to Paris, Provence or anywhere in France to celebrate your wedding, engagement or proposal – you want to know that the photos are going to be amazing. It’s important to make sure you pick a photographer you can feel relaxed with and who can really add to your special day, suggesting places […]

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5 Brilliant Free Museums in Paris

Written by on September 13, 2016 in Arty, Museums and Châteaux, Paris, Romantic
5 Brilliant Free Museums in Paris

Most museums are free in Paris on the first Sunday of the month (except during summer months when some of them charge) but there are few that are free all year round.  You may have to pay for access to temporary exhibitions but here are 5 great free museums in Paris that are well worth […]

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5 officially best places to visit in France

5 officially best places to visit in France

Ask any Frenchman or woman about going on holiday and you’ll find that an astonishingly large number of them will tell you they stay in France. It’s estimated that more than 60% of all French people don’t leave France for their holidays despite the proximity to neighbouring European countries. The reason for the happiness to […]

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Gourmet Tours of Provence

Written by on August 21, 2016 in French Cuisine, Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Gourmet Tours of Provence

When you think of France, what usually pops into your head are images of delicious restaurants whose tables and chairs spill out onto sunny terraces, shaded by leafy trees. You can’t help but imagine the most delectable cheeses and the freshest of sweet smelling, just baked baguettes. The image of a bowl of aromatic olive […]

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Sarlat Dordogne In Photos

Written by on August 7, 2016 in Aquitaine, Photo gallery, Places to Go
Sarlat Dordogne In Photos

Sarlat is a town that has retained its ancient good looks to a quite astounding level. Sarlat, or to give it its full name – Sarlat-la-Canéda, is a little bit off the beaten-track and all the better for it. In fact it was very much off the beaten track for almost two centuries from the […]

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Aire-sur-la-Lys Relaxing French Holiday Destination

Aire-sur-la-Lys Relaxing French Holiday Destination

Glass of bubbly in hand, I find myself relaxing by the waterside, soaking up the sun next to the hubby, while our two children play happily together in a field full of daisies. I know what you’re thinking – I must be recounting a dream. Well, you’d be wrong. This was a real, idyllic and picturesque […]

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Lovely holiday home to rent near Beziers

Lovely holiday home to rent near Beziers

In the shadow of the medieval Chateau de Murviel, la Maison Murviel basks in the sunshine of the Languedoc-Roussillon area of France, known to the locals as the real south of France. The 300 years old Maison Murviel was built directly below the Chateau in the mid 1700s though the town of Murviel-les-Beziers in which […]

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