Picturesque and quaint town of Saint-Goustan

Picturesque and quaint port of Saint-Goustan

As you know, I spent the end of the year in Brittany. After Nantes, the Rhuys Peninsula, I ended my Brittany tour in the quaint town of Auray/Saint-Goustan. This nice and charming town with cobbled streets located on an estuary north-west of the Gulf of Morbihan was the highlight of my trip. The city is divided in […]

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Off the beaten track in Brittany

Off the beaten track - Brittany

Off the beaten track – Brittany Last month, I visited a part of Brittany that I always wanted to discover. After exploring the northern part of Brittany, I wanted to see the south which I was told was savage and unspoiled. Visiting new places is what I love and Brittany offers the perfect off the […]

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Discovering an Art City | Photo Diary | Nantes, France

Nantes has been a surprise for me. I didn’t expect to like the city that much. I was meant to stay there an afternoon and ended up staying for three days. Spending my days wandering trough the cobbled streets, sampling delicious traditional food, exploring the city’s history and culture, mixing with the locals, visiting the […]

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13 Things to do and see in Nantes | France

Les Anneaux de Buren, Nantes

Late December / early January is perhaps not the best time to visit Nantes as I thought it would be rainy and cold and the city would be dead. Well I was partially wrong.  Though it was cold and it rained most days, there was an abundance of things to do and see in Nantes. The […]

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Day trip in the seaside town of Dinard

seaside town of Dinard

During my visit to Brittany and while in Saint-Malo, I took the opportunity to discover the lovely seaside town of Dinard. How to get there Situated less than half an hour by bus or 10 minutes by sea bus from Saint-Malo lies the “pearl” of the Emerald Coast. If you want to see a picture perfect/postcard […]

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Charming Medieval Town of Dinan

Medieval town Dinan

    Have you ever visited a town and believed you were in a set of a movie? Stepping into the quaint medieval town of Dinan and you feel like you have been transported back the medieval era. This is exactly what I felt when I visited the citadel a few weeks ago. Exploring the […]

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A weekend in St Malo

The beautiful seaside town of Saint-Malo is full of charm. Strategically located in northwest Brittany, Saint-Malo is the perfect get away for a relaxing weekend away that won’t break the bank. Saint-Malo is a walled town protected by ramparts against stormy seas and the historical Norman and English intruders. The old town called “intra-muros” is […]

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A Day Trip in the book town of Becherel

Day trip in the book town of Bécherel During my little discovery of Brittany, I found myself in the book town of Bécherel. While chatting to the taxi driver about my itinerary, he suggested I visit his hometown. This was unplanned, and sometimes the unplanned events are usually the best. This visit was definitely a […]

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Prettiest and charming towns in Brittany

I have recently visited two of Brittany’s four “departments”, the Côtes d’Armor (22) in the north  and Ille et Vilaine (35) in the east, bordering on Normandy. So I wanted to share with you, some of the most beautiful towns I have visited or wishes to visit. Therefore, here is my top prettiest and charming medieval towns […]

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