The Basque Country is an autonomous region located in the North of Spain and Southern France and is culturally and historically different from both France and Spain. This is partly why some of the most interesting places to visit in the Basque Country are truly unlike anywhere else in Europe. Even the Basque language predates … Continue Reading

The best markets in Paris are the ones that let you forget, even if just for a few minutes, that you’re a visitor to the city of lights but instead make you feel like you belong here and have lived here all along. 😃 😎 Gorge on delicious home-made French foods (hopefully with a fair few … Continue Reading

France is one of those amazing countries that’s so diverse and vast that you could literally spend months exploring and still not even touch the surface of stunning places to visit in France. And that’s not even starting with all the vino, brie (Yum 😋) and the stunning chateaux that are dotted across the country. Now, … Continue Reading

Yes, we all know about the gorgeous cities in France! There’s a whole heap of cities such as; Paris (with all its secret spots), Bordeaux (with its historic centre) and Nimes (With its southern French charm) that always catch my eye – but France is so much more than just its cities. The whole landscape is … Continue Reading

* Okay, fine – we were actually in Bordeaux for more than 24 hours but this is over the last 24 hours we had in Bordeaux before heading for the airport so that title still counts. 😁😄 After that delicious lunch, we decided to spend the rest of the evening exploring the pretty streets of … Continue Reading

Nice is one of those place in France where you won’t struggle for reasons to visit. In fact, I’d go as far as saying that with all the amazing things to do in Nice – and the surrounding areas in the South of France, Nice is one French city that is atop many people’s travel … Continue Reading

Bordeaux is one of those cities that’s incredible for a city break and a longer little jaunt into the countryside and vineyards that surround this region of France. Straight after our visit to the gorgeous spots in the Dordogne, I knew I had to get myself over to Bordeaux and that’s something we did recently, … Continue Reading

One our wine trip to France, we went from one absolutely stunning Chateau, to another to yet another – the Château Belles Vignes (all of which were found on the amazing Oliver’s Travel website). It was gem and after gem and this new one did not disappoint! Alas, on arrival to Bordeaux, with minutes to … Continue Reading

The next morning in Montgenevre, even just by the sun in the sky and the cloudless blue skies, we knew before rushing downstairs for breakfast that the ski conditions would be absolutely fantastic. (*If you missed out on the day before – check out the full post here.) Oh, and it was fantastic! Suffice to … Continue Reading

I’ve always been a fan of embracing the season and so when winter swung by London and the first snow of the season had fallen, we hopped on a train in search of the ski slopes of France. Funnily enough, our trip to France would actually involve taking the train to Italy and then finishing … Continue Reading

Paris is possibly one of the most sought-after cities to visit. With things like the top places to see like the Eiffel Tower, embracing its romantic image and finding a good restaurant with a view. These all make it a focal point when thinking of visiting France, but there really is so much more to the … Continue Reading

For the longest time, I’ve been intrigued by Saint-Emilion. I’d seen iconic photos of the sprawling village from the vantage viewpoint above the city years ago and had since then wanted to visit. Also, once upon a time, I used to work with wines (a part-time job I had back in school) so I’d always … Continue Reading

Our first vineyard visit after arriving in French wine country only spurred on the thirst for more wine. With that, we headed over to Maison des Vins de Bergerac in, you guessed it – Bergerac, for even more wine tasting (*I ended up having to get a bottle of a rather sweet white to take … Continue Reading

There are just some countries in Europe that you have to visit for their wines regions and France is definitely one of them (granted, “need” might be a tad strong 😄). Each of these 9 wine regions in France is so famous not just for their delicious French wines but also for their spectacular views, … Continue Reading