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Discover little known places in France – Learn from insider experiences, tips & advice – Plan your trip, where to go, stay, what to see & even what to pack – Be a traveller not a tourist…

610, 2023

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

By |Oct 6, 2023|Destinations, Escapades|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.

709, 2023

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

By |Sep 7, 2023|Destinations, Escapades|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...

1007, 2023

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

By |Jul 10, 2023|Destinations, Escapades|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.

1506, 2023

The Paris List: I love the planning almost as much as my trips to Paris!

By |Jun 15, 2023|City Guides, Escapades|2 Comments

Everyone has a Paris List ready for their next trip, whenever that may be. The effort put into planning for Paris meant that I almost felt like I was there long before I was physically holidaying in Paris.

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