7 Best beaches in France for the perfect sandy getaway

Hoëdic Beach, Brittany - Nice beaches in France

France is a country with a huge coastline stretching along 3 of its sides. From the English Channel to the Atlantic Ocean down to the Mediterranean, there are a large number of beautiful and nice beaches in France. Whether you are looking for natural beauty, a safe place for your family you will be pleased […]

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Street art in Montpellier, interesting discoveries

Lady with the hat by Guaté Mao - Street art Montpellier

A few weeks ago, I was in the South of France exploring some cities with a  connection to the Canal du Midi. I stayed in Montpellier, a town situated between Toulouse and Marseille. Sunny Montpellier is more than a quick getaway. It’s attracting more visitors due to its beautiful blue sky, sunshine, Mediterranean vibes and […]

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The Top 8 Things to do in Montpellier, France

Cool facades in the Old Town - Things to do in Montpellier

I recently visited the southwest of France on a week-long trip stopping in Toulouse, Beziers and Montpellier. Montpellier was an interesting city in between history and modernity. Its old town with its medieval streets, shaded restaurant terraces makes Montpellier the ultimate southern city. However, while exploring you will notice sprouts of modernity such as the […]

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20 Reasons to Love France (and Bastille Day)

Lavender field - Reasons to love France

France is one of the most visited countries in the world. From the fantastic gastronomy (think croissants, baguettes, cheese and wine), the language to the stunning scenery, there are many reasons to love France. For me, France was just the country I grew up in, but since I came to live in London, I  started […]

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A stroll along the Canal Saint Martin & Bassin de la Villette

Bassin de la Villette - canal saint martin

Taking a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Seine is a Parisian’s favourite activity. Come summer, with the fresh and sunny weather, people flock to the banks of the river: couples take romantic strolls, friends enjoy having a picnic and families having fun. One trendy area for such a stroll is the Canal Saint […]

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