CÔTE D’AZUR TRAVEL GUIDE – Le Castellet day trip

Every time I travel somewhere new one of the first things I search for is the ‘old town’.  After asking Pinterest plus a few locals Le Castellet seemed like the obvious choice within striking distance of our home from home in La Ciotat and it did not disappoint.  A small medieval village, perched high atop a hill and encased in…
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Côte d’Azur travel guide – Cassis day trip

Forgive me while we take a step back in time to the Côte d’Azur – when we returned from our trip there late September last year the timing felt a little off to me and I wanted to save my summer travel guides for a rainy day, a time when they would hopefully be more helpful to you (and yes…
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Ski travel guide – Tignes Le Lac, France

Tignes le Lac is one of those places you can just fall in love with.  It is teeny tiny but when the snow falls and the sun shines it is just about perfect.  Now, don’t get me wrong, it is not a quintessentially beautiful alpine village (hello Chamonix) but it is a far cry from your purpose build concrete jungle…
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Pink Lady apple harvest

Did I virtually pack my pink mac* the moment I was invited to the Pink Lady apple orchard in Avignon? Yeah I did.  And was I absolutely delighted when I clamped eyes, like soulmates across a crowded room, on this pink beret* in Glasgow airport?  Yeah I was.  What can I say…  I love a theme.  I am that girl. And…
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Vila Monte Farm House, Portugal – add this boutique hotel to your Algarve …

Part II of our mini girls’ trip to the Algarve landed us at Vila Monte Farm House for a night… I almost don’t know where to begin.  Have you ever found yourself somewhere you feel right at home and yet absolutely in wonderment at the same time?  I have.  Right here. This boutique hotel in the Algarve countryside, just twenty…
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