Road Trip Day 1: Panic attack at a Michelin star restaurant in a French château

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Today is going to be a long and challenging day, involving a lot of driving and quite possibly - a lot of crying en route too. I am taking on a huge project, all on my own and the thought of it scares me. It's all for a good reason though and I hope that by keeping this road...

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.

Road Trip Day 2: Living in a French château with vineyards in Champagne

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Today has all the makings of a slow and uneventful one. Time for me to recover from the long drive and yesterday’s panic attack. The plan is to spend the morning in my hotel room, writing and having coffee, then go out in the car to explore the area. I am going to have my coffee and do my work...

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?