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.

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...

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?

Top 3 châteaux in the Loire Valley you should visit

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The Loire Valley in France is famous for being the valley of the thousand chateaux but not everyone has the time (and can afford) to visit all of them. here is a list of the The Top 3 châteaux in the Loire Valley you should visit.

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.

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

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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.

Before the heavens opened at Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley in France

Château de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France, travel blog
An updated travel guide to help you plan your visit to Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley in France, complete with tips and beautiful photographs.

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.