A trip to Bordeaux, France in late autumn/early winter sounds somewhat counter-intuitive; (trips to wine country tend to be done in summer, after all) but when you find out how to stay in a castle in France, or rather a “French Chateau” 😁, you tend not to overthink it! Plus, it’s so easy to get … Continue Reading

We recently partnered with P&O Ferries on a day trip to France (which turned out to be the perfect excuse to go Christmas shopping – not just for gifts but for really cheap champagne and cheeses). It was easily one of the most convenient trips we’ve taken to France. We arrived at the Ferry terminal … Continue Reading

For quite some time now, I’ve been intrigued by the idea of going on a day trip to France. Predominantly because everyone I knew who’d been raved about how cheap the wines once you crossed over on the ferry but partly because I kinda wanted those bragging right “Oh, I just popped over to France … Continue Reading

I’m going to come right out and say it; I’m a sucker for a great hotel. No matter how amazing that view of the Eiffel Tower, Edinburgh Castle or The Northern Lights is, going back to a dark, a dingy or uncomfortable hotel can just put such a huge dampener on a trip. It has … Continue Reading

Our last trip to Nimes was one of those perfect friend’s holidays. Nimes is an incredible Roman city in France and is actually one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world (its temple and amphitheatre are prime examples of this) – not quite what you’d expect from a French city right? We managed … Continue Reading

Brittany is one part of France that has always fascinated me. For starters, there’s that name – Brittany, which to the uninitiated would sound like it was linked in some way to Great Britain. And they wouldn’t be wrong either. In addition to Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Cornwall and the Isle of Man; Brittany is one … Continue Reading

Carcassonne is one of those places I’d literally never heard of until just before we booked flights to. My friends and I were looking for a very long weekend getaway (as we do several times a year) and pretty much just scanned the internet for reasonably priced flights going anywhere. Carcassonne popped up as one … Continue Reading

On our very first visit to Nimes, there was one place I’d really wanted to see but considering how you’d need to have a car (or go on a bus journey which was rumoured to be over 1 hour long) and we’d showed up with no plans on getting a car, I’d just decided that … Continue Reading

Doesn’t matter if you’ve been before or if you’re a first-timer – the South of France is one place that’s guaranteed to be an easy yes when it comes to deciding where to holiday. The beautiful beaches, amazing food and plethora of cute little French villages to pop into only serve to add more to … Continue Reading

*Heads up – this is a very photo heavy post so you might wanna hunker down with a nice cuppa tea, leave it a couple of minutes to load (no longer!) and serve yourself some cake (no euphemism 🙂 ) before you proceed! 😉 😀 When it comes to food, it’s always a good idea to … Continue Reading

At least once a year, we gather round up our group of friends and head off somewhere on a bit of an adventure! This time we decided to head to the Roman city of Nimes… in France, believe it or not. (The year before was Berlin and the first one for this year is South … Continue Reading

The North of France has a lot to offer us when we visit! From many thousands of years of history to beautiful castles and enough delicious food to fill your tummy every waking minute – there are so many amazing places to explore and discover on your trip. One thing that I love most about the … Continue Reading

Remember that amazing ski lodge I was talking about in this post here? Well swiftly following on from that post, we’ve got the video from our time there to show you fully everything about it – what it looks like, what the food was like, the skiing conditions – everything! We’ll have the rest of … Continue Reading

First off, let me start by apologising for how many times I saw “absolutely” in this! 😀 😀 😀 I never even realised it till I was watching this back and thinking “I really need to diversify my vocabulary…” *face palm* That aside though, the Dorodgne Valley in France is absolutely worth all the praised, admiration … Continue Reading