Saturday, December 16, 2017
claude monet house and gardens, giverny, france, travel blog

Queueing up for days at Claude Monet’s house and gardens in...

An updated travel guide to Claud Monet's house and gardens in Giverny, France based on my recent visit, complete with tips and beautiful photographs to inspire you and help you plan your visit.

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food challenge, eating with locals, the dordogne, sarlat, travel blog

Road Trip Diary Day 11: Food challenge and eating with the...

Another slow start to the day today. I was on a mission to go back and visit a village, my partner and I used...
Travel Diary, Chasing chateaux, Loire Valley, France, travel blog

Road Trip Diary Day 4: Chasing chateaux in the Loire Valley

Day 4 of my road trip through France when I went chasing chateaux in the Loire Valley. I stained my trousers with raspberry coulis at Chateau de Cheverny and got caught in the rain at Chateau de Chenonceau.

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    Top 3 châteaux in the Loire Valley you should visit

    The Loire Valley in France is famous for being the valley of the thousand chateaux but not everyone has the time (and can afford) to visit all of them. here is a list of the The Top 3 châteaux in the Loire Valley you should visit.

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    Château des Milandes, The Dordogne, France, travel blog

    An American in… Château des Milandes

    Let me take you back to Château des Milandes - beautifully preserved and arranged to tell the inspiring story of its late owner - Josephine Baker.
    fear of heights, Château de Marqueyssac, The Belvedere of The Dordogne, travel blog

    Facing my fear of heights at Château de Marqueyssac aka The Belvedere of The...

    An updated travel guide to help you plan your visit to Château de Marqueyssac and Les Jardins de Marqueyssac, complete with tips and beautiful photographs.
    visitor's guide to Domme, The Dordogne, France, travel blog

    The best view in France is at Domme

    Let me take you to one of France's best bastide towns - Domme, and show you the best view looking over The Dordogne river and the valley.

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    Cley Windmill, Cley-next-the-sea, North Norfolk, spring, marc le penn

    Windmills, boats and stately homes in North Norfolk

    An impuls decision to swap the Stamford Town Fair for a long weekend away, turned into my first "proper" holiday since the death of my partner. I went to North Norfolk and here is what I got up to:

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    Le Château d’Etoges in Champagne, France – an honest hotel review

    Le Château d'Etoges, Champagne, France, luxury hotel, castle hotel, palace hotel
    Read this if you wonder what it's like to stay as a guest at a "proper" French Château. An honest review of my stay at Château d'Etoges as a paying guest.

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    SatNav failure, Curemonte, instagram fail, travel blog

    SatNav failure at Curemonte

    My Instagram mission to photograph some of the most beautiful villages in The Dordognes ended with a SatNav failure in Curemonte.
    Château de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France, travel blog

    Before the heavens opened at Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley in France

    An updated travel guide to help you plan your visit to Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley in France, complete with tips and beautiful photographs.
    Bunny ears selfies, rain, Turenne, travel blog

    Bunny ears selfies and rain in Turenne

    My Instagram mission to photograph some of The Most Beautiful Villages in The Dordogne took me to Turenne, a medieval village famous for its castle which sits on top of the cliff.