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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Vila Vita Parc – Portugese luxury in the Algarve

Rewind a few months and I received a message from Carrie – something along the lines of, ‘I need a few days away in the sun and was thinking – who likes the sun?  Wendy likes the sun…’.  Well, Wendy does like the sun and after visiting Portugal in June this year I had vowed to return.  Let’s just say, I…
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