Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called Fête nationale.
We’re fond of many places in Paris but what makes Rue Mouffetard and the surrounding streets so special are its people. It’s a community of down-to-earth folk from all walks of life just going about their day but being so welcoming to travellers who wander through. At one time this part of Paris housed the
We have enjoyed visiting Uzes for many years now. Like many lovers of France, we headed South in search of rolling fields of lavender, medieval towns and the history that saturates the region. Uzes is a jewel: an absurdly photogenic medieval town dating back to the 5th century with a classic town square, Place aux