We Share our Favourite Dordogne Castles! Any post on this site may contain affiliate links. If you use them, they cost you nothing extra. We make a small commission. When we first visited the Dordogne we were blown away by the natural beauty, the rivers, the stunning villages, the bastide towns, the scenic landscape and… Read More Top Dordogne Castles & Chateaux – Our Favourites
For the past three years I have read about the amazing Hot Air Balloon Festival, Les Montgolfiades, in the beautiful village of Rocamadour. I usually come upon the article just days AFTER the event has taken place leaving me frustrated that I’ve missed the festival yet again! This year, however, I was determined to make… Read More Hot Air Balloon Festival in Rocadamadour – What NOT to do!
If you’re visiting the Dordogne and looking for something unique to do with your family – THIS IS IT! Ian’s family & kids cookery course is fantastic – it’s fun, educational and a great opportunity for some family bonding time. Ready, Steady, Cook The day kicks off at 10am with a warm introduction from Chef… Read More Family & Kids Cookery Course in the Dordogne, France
The French Resistance Worker Josephine Baker is probably best known for her success as a dancer and singer who famously performed in a ‘skirt’ made of artificial bananas. Less known is the fact that she was a resistance worker for her adopted country, France, and was even awarded the Legion of Honour in 1961 in… Read More Josephine Baker, The French Resistance and Her Chateau in France
It might surprise you to know that the Palace of Versailles wasn’t actually the highlight of our recent visit. Mr 10 and I really enjoyed the Chateau, however, Mr Husband got the condensed experience as he had to keep up with Miss 7 who was on a mission to win a prize for sprinting her way… Read More Unexpected Versailles Highlights for Kids (and Adults)
We recently visited the Palace of Versailles and what a memorable visit it was. Read here for some of our top tips . Mr 10 describes the Palace as the Chateau where the last King of France lived before he got his head chopped off. Ah well, I’m glad he registered the important facts – some… Read More The French Revolution for Kids and Visiting Versailles