Craig Healey

About Craig Healey

I’m a not-quite-retired business & technology consultant with a passion for the great outdoors and an even greater passion for the wonderful food and wine of France. Each region has a rich gastronomic culture which is always a delight to discover and never fails to tantalise your taste buds.
11 04, 2024

France off the Beaten Path: Pink Granite Coast to Vannes, Brittany – Part 10

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Brittany: A diverse and popular peninsula with an often rugged, spectacular coastline, an interior full of vibrant towns and villages, and large numbers of prehistoric menhirs.

8 02, 2024

France Off the Beaten Path: Léhon, Dinan, Brittany – Part 9

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Brittany: Léhon is a delightful small and ancient village located a couple of bucolic kilometres walk along the Rance River from the much larger tourist hotspot of Dinan. It’s home to an abbey, monastery, castle ruins and several small bars and restaurants.

6 10, 2023

France Off the Beaten Path: Sampigny-lès-Maranges, a small wine village in the Haute Côte de Beaune – Part 7

By |2023-10-06T08:10:43+11:00Oct 6, 2023|2 Comments

Sampigny-lès-Maranges, a small wine village nestled in the hills (Les Maranges) sitting above Santenay, in the far south of the Côte de Beaune - saturated with dedicated cycle paths and historic quaint villages making a beautiful recipe for randonnées à vélo.

7 09, 2023

France Off the Beaten Path: Passenans – a tiny wine village in the Jura – Part 6

By |2023-09-07T22:06:32+10:00Sep 7, 2023|0 Comments

Passenans - a tiny wine village in the Jura. Our decision to stay in a tiny and somewhat remote B&B turned out to be fortuitous indeed. The owner, granddaughter to the former winemakers, had recently re-discovered an underground cellar full of dusty old wines...

10 07, 2023

France Off the Beaten Path: Coquenard, Andillac en route to Les Pyrénées – Part 4

By |2023-07-13T13:17:04+10:00Jul 10, 2023|0 Comments

En route to the Pyrenees: The town of Coquenard is in the Andillac commune and Part of the Tarn department; an unvisited part of south-west France with highlights and hidden gems.

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