Search Results for:


Are you looking to visit Mont Saint Michel? This 48 hour guide via @tbookjunkie is the perfect accompaniment to your trip highlighting how to get there, where to stay, what to do and things to eat.

48 Hours in Mont Saint Michel, France: A Guide

Mont Saint Michel is a small tidal island located just off the coast of Normandy in France about an hour from both Rennes and Saint Malo and two hours from Honfleur. Now one of the most iconic landmarks in France, it has been a location of great significance for centuries…

Read More
How to spend 48 hours in Honfleur, France via @tbookjunkie

48 Hours in Honfleur, France: A Guide

Honfleur is a picturesque town located in the Calvados area of Normandy in Northwestern France, situated at the mouth of the Seine River. This charming town is renowned for its historic tall, narrow townhouses sitting several stories high, which have been beautifully restored after suffering extensive damage during the Second…

Read More
Van life in France: a beginner's guide via @tbookjunkie

A Beginner’s Guide to Van Life in France

When looking for the ideal country to tour in a motorhome, it very quickly became clear that France is one of the best European countries for van life. In fact, we think France is perfect for van life, especially if you are still relatively new to life on the road….

Read More

9 Things To Do in Nantes, France

Located on the banks of the Loire River, Nantes in France is a perfect city to visit both winter and summer. Over the last 20 years, it has grown into a dynamic and inventive city, full of culture, festivals and regeneration projects. From restoring old buildings to transforming factories into…

Read More

Unique Places to Stay when visiting Nantes, France

Nantes is a city of new experiences, innovative and eccentricity. You only have to wander onto Ȋle de Nantes, see the wacky inventions on the banks of the Loire Valley, to understand that this is a city of unconventional, quirky developments. The brashness of modernism displayed is at complete odds…

Read More

Croissant the Channel Next Stop, France (Peter Hanrahan)

Star Rating: *** Pages: 204 First published in 2005 If you want a laugh-out-loud quick read about a family camping trip this is the book.  We follow the adventures of a British family setting off on their annual summer holiday camping exploits in France and from the very beginning you…

Read More

Cirq Lapopie: A Quaint Village in France Steeped in History

Beautiful side streets housing vintage shops and historical landmarks with views that will leave you breathless – literally with the hills that you need to climb – this is the village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie in the Lot Region of France. Perched on a steep cliff 100m above the Lot River a…

Read More

Sarlat, France: A Sandstone Gem That History Geeks Will Love

  One thing that the Midi Pyrenees has in abundance is beautiful villages and towns to explore and the medieval town of Sarlat in the Perigord Noir should definitely be on anyone’s travel list. The History of Sarlat Tracing its history back to the 9th Century Sarlat rapidly grew from…

Read More

Martel: A Medieval Masterpiece in the Dordogne, France

The History of Martel in the Dordogne During time of economic wealth many merchants’ houses were built here but with the arrival of the Hundred Years War came poverty forcing people to move outside the town walls to cheaper accommodation.  The town did recover relatively quickly and another period of…

Read More