Europe road trip week 4: Italy and France

Travelling for a month in Europe with a baby: Annecy, France | Angel In The North

As we began week 4 of our month travelling in Europe, there was no denying that we were on our way home. We were heading north through Italy having driven in a big (slightly wonky) horseshoe through the continent. We had mixed feelings. We were looking forward to getting our baby son home to his own ...

European road trip: week 1

Ljubljana, Slovenia | Angel In The North

After we crossed the Channel Tunnel from England to France (so much easier than the ferry, by the way) we began our month-long road trip through Europe by driving south east through northern France. Reims, France Our first overnight stop was in Reims, the capital of the champagne region - because of its location on the way ...

Double Merrick giveaway

Merrick Angle of Double Merrick

It's no secret that I dream of living in France one day. Today's post is not helping my impatience to be living that phase of my life now, rather than in a couple of decades. This is the home and work of Merrick Angle, a designer originally from East Yorkshire but now living in Limousin, France who ...

The Dordogne: river, castles and markets

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The other day I blogged about our fabulous {if too brief} time in Paris, as part of a holiday around our wedding anniversary. Afterwards we headed south, to the Dordogne, in search of good food, wine and sun. We found plenty of the first two, sadly less of the second. More rain than we would have liked ...

Ten things to do in Paris

I hope to be spending at least a couple of days in Paris next month. It's always exciting to be able to say that; it's such a special city. I've been a few times already, so can tick off some of the main tourist 'must dos': climbing the Eiffel Tower, admiring the Gothic architecture of Notre Dame, ...