Sleeping in a Knights Tent style room at Le Camp Du Drap D'Or at Puy Du Fou

Puy Du Fou Hotels, Le Camp Du Drap D’Or

I recently took a trip to the extraordinary Puy Du Fou theme park, which is the perfect family holiday destination. Thus offering magic and intrigue by the bucket load.  There is so much to share check out my Puy Du Fou Guide For Families but first I want to talk about  Puy Du Fou Hotels …

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A Post Card From Treigny

Memories Of France And Our French Plans For The Future

When you think of a family trip to France what thoughts does it conjure for you? For me it is beautiful countryside, incredible food, beautiful architecture and the best wine. I honestly cannot believe we only visited France for a holiday for the first time 6 years ago. And wow it was like a total …

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Things To Do In The Burgundy Backroads

Things To Do With Kids In Burgundy

Visiting France? Then check out my guide of Things To Do In Burgundy With Kids We visited France this year for a family holiday. Something we haven’t done before, yes we have been for weekends to Disney or across to Calais shopping. And after the most incredible week we now know our past experiences were …

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My Sunday Photos And A French Garden

A French Garden At The Clarion Hotel Château Belmont Tours

I took these photos of the gardens of our hotel in Tours France back in June. I had watched the gardener on several occasions and he took such pride in his work. And the gardens at the Clarion Hotel Château Belmont Tours reflected the love and passion he had. The building and hotel although modern …

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Visiting Chateau de Saint Fargeau l

Visiting Chateau de Saint Fargeau

Chateau de Saint Fargeau dates back to 980 ad, in that time it has enjoyed a colourful history.  Thus earning a firm place in French history.  The Chateau has survived its fair share of drama, royalty and war including being damaged by a huge fire in 1752, and being struck by lighting in 1855. Yet still stands …

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Making Macarons With Noemi at the Jeanne D'Arc Cookery School

Making Macarons With Noemi at the Jeanne D’Arc Cookery School

When we received our itinerary for our trip to Burgundy I almost wept with excitement. We had been booked in for a family cooking lesson, making macarons at the Jeanne D’Arc Cookery School. The Jeanne D’Arc Cookery School is the brainchild of Noemi Brunet. In fact Jeanne D’Arc is more than a cooking school, it is also an ever …

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