Loire Valley

Château de Cheverny, The Arms Room, tapestry, cabinet, artefacts, travel blog

Greed left me red-faced at Château de Cheverny in the Loire Valley in France

An updated travel guide to help you plan your visit to Château de Cheverny in the Loire Valley in France, complete with tips and beautiful photographs.

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.
flower displays, Château de Chenonceau, travel blog

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.
Le Manoir Saint Thomas, Amboise, Loire Valley, France, hotel review, travel blog

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

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?
Travel Diary, Day 5, Crying my eyes out, travel blog

Road Trip Diary Day 5: Crying my eyes out, wishing I was with my...

Today is going to be an uneventful day because I am leaving Amboise and driving to Brantôme for the next leg of my road...
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.
hotel entrance, Le Manoir Saint Thomas, Amboise, loire valley, france, travel blog

Le Manoir Saint Thomas in Amboise (Loire Valley, France) – an honest hotel review

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.
visit to Château de Chambord, Loire Valley, France

Living it large at Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley in France

An updated travel guide to help you plan your visit to Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley in France, complete with tips and beautiful photographs.

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Le Château d'Etoges, Champagne, France, luxury hotel, castle hotel, palace hotel

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

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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.
hotel entrance, Le Manoir Saint Thomas, Amboise, loire valley, france, travel blog

Le Manoir Saint Thomas in Amboise (Loire Valley, France) – an honest hotel review

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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.
La Chartreuse du Bignac, luxury hotel review, travel blog

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

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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, Brantôme, France, hotel review, travel blog

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

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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.