One place on two sides of the border.
Burning trees and Pilgrims.
Ambleside has nothing on these…
Hard work with a pinch of Flambée
The Loire has a lot of interesting things happening along its banks. From vineyards to castles, vineyards in castles, gardens in castles… lots of things are connected to castles, but that’s not all. There are also other forms of architecture, events and views that need little explaining. Here are the best of the above. Cathedrale […]
The Loire has many vineyards and grape varieties that sit along its banks, yet Loire wine is often underestimated. We don’t think that should be the case.
They taste fantastique, have festivals and religious orders in their name and high prices drive some to murder in the part of France responsible for 80% of black truffle sales. Are we missing something? What is a black truffle? The scientific name for the black or Périgord truffle is Tuber Melanosporum. It grows mainly on […]
It is a truth universally acknowledged that should you wander outside without an umbrella in the month of April you are liable to get a good soaking. Occasionally the April sun will make an appearance; just long enough for you to hang your washing, stoke up the barbecue or don your walking boots and head […]