Some people say a good food and wine pairing is like a good wedding: it brings together a dish and a drink, which have a good balance of tastes and textures. When it’s well done, it’s a bit of magic… However, pairing food and wine requires quite a good knowledge of wines and ingredients. In […]
With over 8,000 kms (5,000 miles) of canals and rivers in France, it’s hard to find a tiny village, let alone a main town or city, that doesn’t have at least one lovely, picturesque river running through its heart! The longest French rivers usually wind their way gently through both towns and countryside, and are […]
One place on two sides of the border.
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 […]
With almost 2000 km of coastline and 1185 islands and islets of rich variety, Croatia offers a diversity and beauty that is rarely found – or sought – by the majority of beach bums and sun seekers. Whether you are enchanted by secluded coves backed up by wind-mottled cliffs or bewitched by traditional fishing villages […]