Category Archives: Travel in France

Malta calling

In 2013 we returned to explore more of Malta than just the amazing harbour we had seen on our Mediterranean cruise, taking the opportunity to spend a few days in Rome on the way. Rome, Italy I love sitting down … Continue reading

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Detouring west on our way to Spain

St Emilion On a zig-zagging road trip from Argenton-sur-Creuse in 2012, we first headed south-west to Bordeaux via St Emilion, where the views from the top of the bell tower were unforgettably gorgeous! We took a cellar tour to see … Continue reading

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There’s more to France than Paris

Just like the majority of people visiting France, we generally arrive in Paris – Paris but there is so much more to see than just the charming capital, and over the last 10 years we have explored different areas of … Continue reading

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Around Argenton

As I continue walking you through my recently compiled photobook, here are a few shots taken not far from our house in central France… Argenton 2011 Within our town of Argenton-sur-Creuse there are so many interesting buildings to see: historical, … Continue reading

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Ahhhh Argenton

There’s a little place in the centre of France, straddled across the River Creuse, under the watchful eye of the Bonne Dame, called Argenton-sur-Creuse. The old mill 2009 The old bridge 2009 Riverside houses 2009 La Bonne Dame 2010 Anyone … Continue reading

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First impressions last

Just over a decade ago, in 2009, my husband, Tony, and I began our French adventure. Here are the shots from our very first trip to Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France, via London and Paris on that inaugural trip, that made … Continue reading

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45,000 memories

When my sister kindly gifted me a photobook voucher for my birthday this year it gave me impetus to really dig through my 45,000 photos (yes, I’m not joking… and that’s after lots of culling!) to put together a very … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened when we arrived in Paris

We had a bit of a “Fawlty Towers” experience on finally arriving in Paris in June last year… When our flight from Hong Kong was significantly delayed, we let the hotel know we would arrive early the following morning; and … Continue reading

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Completing the loop

Last year, we drove from our house in central France, up to Belgium and across to Germany before embarking on our “big day” travelling homeward-bound across 3 countries (I just love that about Europe!) to complete our 3000km “loop.” We left Stadtkyll, … Continue reading

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Lead me up the garden path

A visit to Monet’s Garden (or “Les Jardins de Claude Monet”) in Giverny, France, was definitely on my bucket list. A little difficult to get to via public transport, it was a perfect place to break our long drive from central … Continue reading

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