7 historical sites in Paris you must see

No visit to Paris is complete without checking off at least a couple of historical sites.  Some you might not think too much about since it’s just quintessentially Parisian but hopefully this blog post will help you make the most of your time and perhaps even impress your fellow travellers with a nugget or two … Read more

More rain and the best beach so far!

When we arrived in Normandy I kept seeing lots of joke souvenirs about the weather.  Mugs and t-shirts with people in rain jackets and umbrellas with witty french sayings that I can’t quite remember.  After about a week in Normandy I understood.  It rained a lot! It might not seem apparent from the pics I’ve … Read more

History in Bucket Loads!

After our first visit to the landing beaches of D-Day we were excited to be  getting to what we’d come to France for this time – the history. We managed to get ourselves a bit lost on leaving Ouistreham which meant we were heading away from the coast and as such missed seeing Juno beach. … Read more

Jinxing the weather

I woke to lovely sunshine for our first full day in France.  I wore a dress.  This may be the reason why we struggled for good weather for the rest of the trip! We were tempted by a lovely looking Aire (motorhome stop) that was on the front cover of our Aire guide book and … Read more