Tag Archives: France

Driving from UK to Italy – tips for an epic road trip!

mini driving to italy from uk

If you’ve ever wanted to drive to Italy from the UK and wondered what the trip was like and whether it was worth the long journey then this blog post is for you. We did the journey a couple of years ago now in a really small car. Yes we could have probably flown and […]

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 […]

Visiting the Eiffel Tower in Paris – what you need to know

Rising above the Paris landscape, the Eiffel Tower is a landmark that makes you feel like you really arrived.  Is there anything that just screams Parisian more than this giant iron structure?  If you’re visiting France’s capital city it’s more than likely on your list of things to see so let’s look at what you […]

D-Day beaches self drive tour: a 3 day itinerary in Normandy, France

If you’re looking to explore the Normandy World War 2 sites then a D-Day beaches self drive tour is a perfect way to see the area.  It’s a fairly compact area with plenty to see and do whether you’re a complete history addict or just want to pay respects to the troops who lost their […]

Visiting the beaches of Normandy: D-Day landings and WW2 sites – your ultimate guide

normandy utah beach tank

Visiting the beaches of Normandy, with its wealth of D-Day and world war 2 sites, was on our bucket list of things to do while in France and it’s one of those places that are well worth the visit.  They can be accessed easily from either the UK or other parts of France (and as […]