Looking for some travel inspiration for 2017? Feeling stuck in a rut? If you follow me on instagram, you’ll have seen my recent posts where I shared some of my favourite travel quotes. Here you have them all in one place to provide you with some travel inspiration!…
Perfect Winter Escape
It’s that time of year again – January – time for our week-end escape from the dreary, cold and rainy weather. We decided we were going to explore the Mediterranean town of Perpignan and nearby Collioure. 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 the centre of the universe! Read more about his revelation here.
The aparthotel was great value at €65 per night for 4 of us – it was really spacious and provided a secure underground car park. Its location would make it a great base for anyone arriving in Perpignan by train. ALSO, we discovered that there is a fast train (TGV) that departs from there and will get you to Barcelona in 1hr 20 minutes. What a fantastic day trip that would be!…
Our First Trip to La Rochelle with Kids
We find the winter time in the Dordogne a little quiet and bleak so we’re always looking to find somewhere new to escape to and to explore during the month of January. Research usually takes place in November time and on this occasion Mr Den found an amazing deal with Novotel in La Rochelle: a family room with breakfast for 4 at €55 per night. Bargain. So there we had it… deal done… we booked up two nights for the forthcoming January 2015. We were all set to discover La Rochelle with the kids….