The Palace of Versailles, wow. Two words: stunning and overwhelming. This place oozes grandeur, opulence, extravagance. We’ve never seen anything quite like it. Footballers’ wives eat your heart out! Apparently half of France’s GDP was spent on the Palace. It actually started out as a fairly modest hunting lodge until King Louis XIV became its owner… Read More Visit Versailles with Kids: How to Preserve Your Sanity
It’s that time of year again – January – time for our week-end escape from the dreary, cold and rainy weather. This time, my husband found a great aparthotel in Perpignan, situated only 4 hours away from our home in the Dordogne. It was right next to the train station, the place that Dali believed was… Read More Discover Perpignan and Collioure
It was November time and we needed something in the diary to look forward to come 2015… so… hubby found an amazing deal with Novotel in La Rochelle – a family room with breakfast for 4 at €55 per night. So there we had it… deal done… we booked up two nights for the forthcoming… Read More Rocking La Rochelle!