A spontaneous camping trip to a quiet corner of Haute-Marne, Champagne allowed us to discover castles, gardens, a magnificent church… and a ridiculously quirky museum.
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The volcanoes of the Auvergne
How one overnight stay in the Auvergne (central France) sixteen years ago led to our family falling in love with a campsite, a river… and the dormant volcanoes that tower over them both.
“Congés annuels” – A badly-timed visit to Nîmes
A home exchange in southern France sounded like a great idea at the time. However, Nîmes in August with four kids and a dog proved to be one of our most challenging travel experiences yet…
The secret Roman aqueduct
Just a short walk away from a world-famous bridge in southern France lies an evocative 2,000-year old Roman aqueduct… that nobody seems to know about.
Two paths in the Pyrenees
How (not) to ask for hiking advice in the beautiful region around Cauterets, southern France (warning: this post contains grumpiness).