Justine Halifax

Alpe D’Huez, the Island of the Sun in the French Alps

Written by on September 26, 2018 in Ski
Alpe D’Huez, the Island of the Sun in the French Alps

The French Alps are breath-taking no matter what season you choose to pay a visit. But if you’re fan of skiing then this impressive chain of picturesque mountains, which boast some of the highest and most spectacular peaks in Europe, will float your adrenaline-seeking boat during the winter months. For skiers at all levels, Alpe […]

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Holiday fun for the whole family in Le Nord, northern France

Written by on March 7, 2018 in Nord-Pas de Calais
Holiday fun for the whole family in Le Nord, northern France

The North of France, or Le Nord, is a region that won’t fail to delight your senses, no matter what your age. The area is brimming with character, history and fun activities. Whether it’s gastronomy, the great outdoors, architecture or taking a close look at the Great War battlefields which drives your itinerary, you’ll certainly not […]

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A brilliant family holiday in the Vendee France

Written by on December 12, 2017 in Poitou-Charentes
A brilliant family holiday in the Vendee France

Lying poolside with a glorious blue sky overhead, basking in the sun’s warming rays, all I could hear was the sound of my two children playing happily in the water at my feet. It may have only been the first day of my family’s week-long holiday in Vendée, on the west coast of France, but […]

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Fabulous Flaine in the French Alps is great for skiers at all levels

Written by on November 22, 2017 in Rhône Alpes, Ski
Fabulous Flaine in the French Alps is great for skiers at all levels

It’s in the impressive shadow of the snow-capped Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the beautiful, French Alps, that you’ll find the ski resort of Flaine. Located in the Haute Savoie region, and part of the Grand Massif ski-ing area, Flaine has earned itself the nickname of “big snowy bowl”, as it boasts one of […]

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5 fabulous family activities in La Vendée France

Written by on November 16, 2017 in Poitou-Charentes
5 fabulous family activities in La Vendée France

La Vendée is a great place for family holidays, 18 famous seaside resorts and more activities than you could possibly do in a busy week of fun! Family fun for foodies As a foodie that loves to uncover natural food sources, one of my personal highlights  on a visit to La Vendée , was our […]

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Staying at Puy du Fou theme park in France

Written by on November 1, 2017 in Poitou-Charentes
Staying at Puy du Fou theme park in France

Although it’s described as a theme park there are no rides here. Instead think more along the lines of Universal Studios as there are several shows to be wowed at. And, they will astound you – no matter what your age. Romans, Pirates and Pianos at Puy du Fou This is one of the most […]

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Manoir du Bolgaro Morbeque Hauts de France

Written by on June 23, 2017 in Guest Blogs
Manoir du Bolgaro Morbeque Hauts de France

Manoir du Bolgaro at Morbeque, near Hazebrouck is an impressive, luxurious getaway, great for a get together with family or friends. A manor house dating back to 1540, which is set on a huge, beautiful, secluded swathe of land, this amazing, three storey gite, steeped in character, can sleep up to 12 people. Depending on the number […]

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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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