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 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.
Photobombing, Japanese tourists, Collonges-la-Rouge, travel blog

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.
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.
First-time visitor to Sarlat, guide, the dordogne, france, travel blog

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.
Château de Cheverny, Loire Valley, France, 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.
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.
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.
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...

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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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