Saturday, December 16, 2017
food challenge, eating with locals, the dordogne, sarlat, travel blog

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

Another slow start to the day today. I was on a mission to go back and visit a village, my partner and I used to go to for baguettes and pastries. I couldn’t remember...
Travel Diary, Day 10, Driving off the edge of a cliff, Rocamadour, travel blog

Road Trip Diary Day 10: Driving off the edge of a cliff, trying to...

It all started when I decided that I knew better than the SatNav and the warning signs. I was convinced that there was a car park right next to the entrance of Rocamadour. Not...
road trip, travel diary, best place to visit in the dordogne, sarlat, dome, travel blog

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

The plan for today was to visit Rocamadour but then I decided to include Sarlat and Domme to make the most of my journey. These three towns are the best of the best places...
road trip, travel diary, revisiting old places, creating new memories, travel blog

Road Trip Diary Day 8: Revisiting old places and creating new memories

Today is the day I go back to the gîte we used to rent for our summer holidays. To say that I am apprehensive about it, would be the understatement of the century. I...
rainy day, bran tome, rain, luxury hotel, travel blog

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.
top 3 chateaux in the loire valley, travel blog, top 3

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.
claude monet house and gardens, giverny, france, travel blog

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

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.
refused service, restaurant, saint-cirq-lapopie, saint cirq lapopie, travel blog

She refused to serve me and asked me to leave the restaurant at Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

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.
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 trip through France. I have nearly 180 miles of mostly...

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

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.

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Felbrigg Hall – my first visit to a National Trust property...

My first visit to a National Trust property - Felbrigg Hall in Norfolk. Here are my thoughts, recommendations and plenty of photographs for you to enjoy and share on social media ;)

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