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.

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

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

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

visit to Château de Chambord, Loire Valley, 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.

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.

Bunny ears selfies and rain in Turenne

Bunny ears selfies, rain, Turenne, travel blog
My Instagram mission to photograph some of The Most Beautiful Villages in The Dordogne took me to Turenne, a medieval village famous for its castle which sits on top of the cliff.

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

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

The best view in France is at Domme

visitor's guide to Domme, The Dordogne, France, travel blog
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.

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.

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

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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 really don’t know what to expect. I don’t even know if I am going to feel anything at all. I did consider extending my stay at...

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?