An American in… Château des Milandes

Château des Milandes, The Dordogne, France, travel blog
Let me take you back to Château des Milandes - beautifully preserved and arranged to tell the inspiring story of its late owner - Josephine Baker.

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

Travel Diary, Day 5, Crying my eyes out, travel blog
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...

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

fear of heights, Château de Marqueyssac, The Belvedere of The Dordogne, travel blog
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.

Sarlat is not the place I thought it was

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

Driving off the edge of a cliff at Rocamadour

Driving off, edge of a cliff, Rocamadour, france, travel blog
An updated travel guide to Rocamadour in France, based on my recent visit there, complete with tips and beautiful photographs to inspire you and help you plan your visit.

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 11: Food challenge and eating with the locals on my way to Sarlat

food challenge, eating with locals, the dordogne, sarlat, travel blog
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 its name and I ended up in a completely different place. At least I still managed to go in the boulangerie, even though it was almost...

Road Trip Diary Day 7: A rainy day in Brantôme

rainy day, bran tome, rain, luxury hotel, travel blog
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.

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.

A spontaneous visit to Monpazier

spontaneous, visit, Monpazier, The Dordogne, France, travel blog
An updated travel guide to Monpazier in The Dordogne, France based on my recent spontaneous visit there and complete with tips and beautiful photographs to inspire you and help you plan your visit.