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

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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 D-roads ahead and according to the SatNav it should take me about four hours to get there. Time to pack and take a few photographs for...

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

Le Moulin de l'Abbaye, Brantôme, France, hotel review, travel blog
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.

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

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

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

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

Road Trip Diary Day 4: Chasing chateaux in the Loire Valley

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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.

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.

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

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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?

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

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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.

Facing my fear of heights at Château de Marqueyssac aka The Belvedere of The Dordogne

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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.

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

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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.