Category: France


France with kids: La Montagne aux Alouettes Farmhouse reviewed

As we set off on the long journey back to Lancashire, I turned to the little adventurers and asked “What was the best place we stayed at during our French road trip?” All three shouted instantly in resounding confirmation “Valerie’s” (Valarina in Zayn’s case). This is how much they loved...


France with kids: Guedelon – France’s best kept secret

“Can you hear the noise?” Hein asked Maya.  Maya strained her ears and all she could hear was the soft clip clop of horses’ hooves and hammers being used across various parts of the castle.  “This is unlike any construction site you will have ever seen, no drilling, no machinery and...


The fuel crisis in France

Lots has been reported over the last week about the fuel crisis in France and we have nervously been watching the story unfold in our house this week.  As many of you know, we are embarking on our first road trip to France and we were having many doubts about...