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Review of Hotel Des Grands Chenes, Saint Fargeau, Burgundy

Our last stop on our Burgundy adventure was at the beautiful Hotel Des Grands Chenes, in Saint Fargeau. I love how both of our accommodations were so very different, but gave as a wonderful taste of French Hospitality. Owned but the very lovely Rachel and Alain. Hotel Grands Chenes is a beautiful china blue house, …

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Horse Riding In Burgundy At Ferme Equestre Les Grilles

After our little, but huge trip to France I am seriously starting to think the French just do things, better. Their attitude to having fun and enjoying life is such, that they put everything into having a great time.  And that shone thorough in all the activities we took part in. Ferme Equestre Les Grilles …

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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

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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