Sarlat is not the place I thought it was

It turns out that Sarlat is a place I have never visited before. So, here's my first-time visitor to Sarlat guide plus tips and advice, based on my recent visit. Read, plan and go to Sarlat! It's too beautiful to miss.

Photobombing a group of Japanese tourists in Collonges-la-Rouge

Having fun photobombing a group of Japanese tourists in Collonges-la-Rouge, aka The Red Village on my Instagram mission to photograph some of the prettiest villages in The Dordogne.

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 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 Day 2: Living in a French château with vineyards...

Today has all the makings of a slow and uneventful one. Time for me to recover from the long drive and yesterday’s panic attack....

Travel Diary Day 6: My first “proper” Instagram mission to The...

Photobombing tourists, SatNav failure and trying to escape the rain on my first Instagram mission. But first - room service breakfast in bed with lots of coffee.