Our Travels through Europe

  • Rue Mouffetard, Paris

    Rue Mouffetard, Paris

    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 […]

  • South of France – Uzes

    South of France – Uzes

    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 […]

  • Exploring Paris Markets

    A much-loved weekend pastime for locals and travellers alike is a visit to the markets. Essential to kicking off every Parisian découverte is a warm buttery croissant (or two) accompanied by a piping hot strong café. Once you’re suitably primed for the day it’s off to the flea market (brocante or marché aux puces) in […]

  • Mont-Saint-Michel


    Well, that was a whirlwind trip! Him outdoors, my better half who loves to surprise, woke me one random, wintery Saturday morning saying he’d packed an overnight bag and we are off on an adventure. We hopped into the car and headed from London to Dover to the Eurotunnel, then off to who-knows-where. The only […]

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