She refused to serve me and asked me to leave the...

An updated travel guide to Saint-Cirq-Lapopie in The Lot Valley, France based on my recent visit there, complete with tips and beautiful photographs to inspire you and help you plan your visit.

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.

Before the heavens opened at Château de Chenonceau in the Loire...

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.

Accommodation

La Chartreuse du Bignac in Bignac, France – an honest hotel...

Read this if you wonder what it's like to stay as a guest at a "proper" French Chartreuse. An honest review of my stay at La Chartreuse du Bignac as a paying guest.

Le Moulin de l’Abbaye in Brantôme, France – an honest hotel...

Read this before you book a stay at a French watermill with its own Michelin Star restaurant. An honest review of my stay at Le Moulin de l'Abbaye Brantome.

Le Manoir Saint Thomas in Amboise (Loire Valley, France) – an...

The perfect hotel to explore the Loire Valley and its thousand chateaux. An honest review of my stay at Le Manoir Saint Thomas as a paying guest.

Road Trip Diary

Road Trip Diary Day 7: A rainy day in Brantôme

It’s a rainy day in Brantôme today and I shall use that as an excuse to stay in my hotel room writing and planning next week’s adventures whilst I binge on room service.

Road Trip Diary Day 9: The best of the best places...

The plan for today was to visit Rocamadour but then I decided to include Sarlat and Domme to make the most of my journey....

Road Trip Diary Day 3: I’m going to sleep in my...

Day 3 of my road trip through France when I was left without a hotel, in the middle of nowhere in the Loire Valley and without a signal on my phone. What's the worst that can happen? Sleep in my car?