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A Perfect Week-end in Bordeaux – Most Beautiful City of France

October 13, 2020
Historical Center - Bordeaux

Why you should visit Bordeaux Capital of Aquitaine and largest city of the South West, Bordeaux is also the second city with the most Unesco classified monument of France. Bordeaux is not only a gorgeous city, but also probably the most famous city in the world for its wine: The Vin de Bordeaux. Offering a range of monuments from Roman times to the most modern city of wine, a week-end in Bordeaux will allow you to discover many wonderful things.…

Lifestyle Paris and its vicinity

Emily in Paris – Reality of French Clichés in the fabulous Netflix show

October 13, 2020
Vineyard on Montmartre Hill

The French clichés in Emily in Paris Two weeks ago, Emily in Paris, the much awaited Netflix TV show, directed by Darren Star, has been released. You cannot have miss it, it’s being discussed everywhere. And Alexandra has binge watched it with her friends. At first, they were not really convinced, but let’s face it: it’s a very sweet and funny show, exactly what we need in this post lockdown times in France, and they loved it! And the clichés…

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Hike and bivouac in the scenic Vercors Natural Park

October 5, 2020
Alexandra hiking in the Vecors

The Vercors Regional Natural Park The Vercors is a protected Regional Natural Park in France, located around 100 km near Lyon, close to the French Alps. It offers a wide diversity of landscapes, from plateau to middle mountains. It is particularly appreciated by nature lover, and people who enjoy very active holidays! Best visited by bike, it is also possible to visit with bike, snowshoes in winter, canyoning, via ferrata… Everything is available for outdoors lovers! Did you know? During…

France Paris and its vicinity

Where to eat in Montmartre: best restaurants in the 18th – Paris

October 1, 2020

While the government had to restrict activities to prevent the coronavirus situation, it still possible to go to Restaurants in Paris, at least until 10pm (starting from Monday 28th September, for two weeks). More than ever, it is very important to support local businesses and restaurants, and this is why we have selected our favorite addresses in Montmartre. Delicious tartares at Alix et Mika, rue Lamarck When the restaurant opens, only few meters from our place, it took us quite…

France South of France

Visit Lascaux, the Sistine Chapel of Prehistory | France

August 31, 2020

After our visit to Saint-Cirq-Lapoppie, we continued our road-trip in France and headed to the Périgord (also known as Dordogne). The Périgord is well-kown for its beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages, but also to be one the most-well preserved place of human settlement of prehistory. About 20,000 years ago, in the glacial age, men lived there. Nowadays, the region is filled with paintings and traces of those tribes of the past. The most famous cave of all is called Lascaux.…

France South of France

Padirac Cave – The underground marvel of the Lot ( France)

August 24, 2020
Padirac underground lake

As we are staying in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie for a week, after visiting the Pyrénées and the Cévennes National Park we had the opportunity to explore Padirac Cave. Padirac Cave (AKA, Le Gouffre de Padirac) is the most visited and largest public cave of France. It is located in the Lot (South West of France) and is offering a full-scale underground adventure, suitable for all ages. We visited Padirac Cave with our nephews, of 4 years old and 1 year old. It…

France Lifestyle Paris and its vicinity

How to shop like a parisienne

August 18, 2020

Alexandra has always been divided between two passions, travel and fashion! As we are travelling more and more with less and less things, and trying to  adopt responsible consumption habits to protect our environment, and to buy less but better. It’s a long path and we are only at the beginning, but here are our favorite addresses to buy more locally (French brands only), and sometimes even with a real purpose. Discover the best places to do shopping in Paris, for…

France South of France Weekend Getaways

Explore the Cévennes National Park – Escape in the wild

August 11, 2020
Sunset over the Cévennes National Park

After visiting the Pays Basque in South West France, we continued our travel within France and headed to the Cévennes National Park in South of France, near Montpellier. The Cévennes National Park is one of the 10 National Park in France, located in the Massif Central, France largest mountain. It is one of the less populated area of France and one of the more preserved one, offering beautiful nature. The Cévennes National Park is also the second French dark sky…

Aquitaine France South of France

Our favourite things to do in the Basque Country – France

August 3, 2020
View over Guéthary

This summer, we are travelling in France exclusively with the Coronavirus! After visiting Lyon and Bordeaux, we headed out for the Basque Country (Pays Basque) to spend our first week in the sunny and wild beaches of South West France with some friends. It is a region of picturesque villages and cities, offering beautiful white beaches and perfect surfers spot. We loved our holidays there, and recommend it to everyone looking for a family or friends beach holidays destination in…

France Hiking Lyon

A week-end hike in the Pilat Regional Natural Park

July 20, 2020

We decided to try bivouacking in France this summer on top of our usual hotels and Airbnb stays as we wanted to discover more the natural area of France. During our first week travelling, we had to head to Lyon for work and decided to plan a week-end bivouacking nearby with Aline, a friend who lives in Lyon. After that, we then moved to planning our 2 days hike and we settled to an itinerary from I-Trekkings, a very exhaustive…