I lapsed out of my habit of posting a French themed picture each Friday but here is one for you today.
I am continuing work on my new French travel site – it has its own Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and WordPress site built but I want to get some “pillar content” as Darren Rowse [Read on...]
My Calais shopping splurge confession. I am not safe in Carrefour. [Read on...]
A short hop over Les Alpilles from last week’s Les Baux are Les Antiques, St Remy de Provence [Read on...]
The ruined citadel at Les Baux de Provence is a UNESCO international heritage site. The village underneath is pretty old too! [Read on...]
France on Fridays continues with a trip to the market in the Aveyron.
This has been a strange week. I haven’t been able to post since the last France on Fridays post due to serious gremlins.
I won’t bore you with details but hopefully they’ve all been sorted out for the time being. You [Read on...]
For a long time I have wanted to write a blog about my travels in France. Despite having bought a domain and built a site, I never seem to get the project fully off the ground.
When you already have a site with an established audience, it’s tough to start again [Read on...]
Take your mind for impending snow and bad weather by planning a summer holiday. Take some inspiration from Siblu holiday taken last summer. [Read on...]
L’Ile de Ré is a thin sliver of land off the west coast of France near La Rochelle. Accessible only by an expensive toll bridge, the island is a popular place for holiday makers as well as for Parisians, French celebrities and politicians to buy second homes.
Ré vie (translation: Ré life) is very [Read on...]
This is the last of my three part series about last year’s spring trip to Paris. After viewing Paris through the eyes of Simone de Beauvoir last week, today it is the turn of Amelie Poulain as in Le Fableux Destin de Amelie Poulain – to give Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s film comedy its [Read on...]
A break from cake and sweet things today. Since it’s Easter Sunday you may well have had enough sugar already!
This is part two of my three part series about my too-long-unblogged Easter trip to Paris in 2011. Check out part one with my Laduree in Paris visit.
Away from my blog, one [Read on...]