August 6, 2022.Reading time 30 minutes.
The episcopal city of Albi is a fascinating city with a rich medieval and Renaissance history, art and culture. Nicknamed “Albi the red” because of the colour of the bricks on all the city’s facades, Albi is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Located on the banks of the River Tarn, the lovely […] Read More
July 23, 2022.Reading time 29 minutes.
Are you planning to spend a weekend in Carcassonne, France? The UNESCO-listed Cité de Carcassonne is a worthwhile town thanks to its quaint castle and ramparts overlooking the Aude River and the Ville Basse. The city in southern France is an excellent destination for French châteaux lovers and anyone looking to discover the history of […] Read More
January 29, 2022.Reading time 11 minutes.
Planning a trip to the capital of the Grand Est region (previously Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine) and wondering where to stay in Strasbourg? During my visit last September, I stayed in the lovely voco Strasbourg Centre – The Garden. The hotel is ideally located close to the train station and attractions, making it an perfect […] Read More
January 8, 2022.Reading time 19 minutes.
Reims is located in Champagne-Ardenne, in the Grand-Est region. Located just about 150 kilometres from Paris, Reims makes a great weekend break from the capital. Home to Champagne and Reims Cathedral, with numerous major attractions including 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Reims is a city to include in your France’s itinerary. Disclosure: This post contains […] Read More
December 4, 2021.Reading time 25 minutes.
Have you ever heard of Colmar, France? This town is like one of these beautiful places that look straight out of a postcard. I had never realised how spectacular the Grand Est region was until I set foot in Strasbourg last September. The former Alsace region is famous for its Christmas markets and wine routes. […] Read More