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What to do in Marseille, South of France

After our two weeks in Italy, we headed to Marseille, where we spent a long weekend with some friends. We rented a big house with a pool on Airbnb, which was a great idea, as it was already very hot in early July. Here is the list of what to do in Marseille, if you want to enjoy your summer stay in South in France. Head to the…

Our favourite hiking trails in France with AllTrails

Estom lake, a hike from Cauterets

About 2 years ago, we have discovered the app AllTrails, which has helped us to always find the best hikes nearby. As we have been moving around France a lot last summer, we wanted to share our favourite hiking trails in France. Pointe du Grouin and Pointe du Chatry near Cancale, in Brittany Our first time in Brittany was 2 years ago, during the heatwave in France, when…

The perfect romantic getaway weekend at Château du Palanquey & Spa – Saint-Émilion

Overview of the Château Palanquey

Only a few kilometers away from Saint-Émilion, in the small village of Sainte Colombe, we have discovered a true gem which ended up being the perfect romantic getaway week-end: the Château du Palanquey & Spa ! A true sense of hospitality Let’s be honest: Alexandra’s degree from Les Roches Hospitality management school, and travelling around in some of the best places tend to give us some quite high…

Where to go in France post-lockdown

Arcachon - Le Moulleau

Coronavirus ends is approaching shortly – In France, bars and restaurants are meant to open mid-May as well as museums. Other outdoors activities, such as hiking or kayaking will also open back in a few days. Overall, it is a perfect time to plan a summer holidays in France and discover what our gorgeous country has to offer to its visitors beside Paris. If you wonder where to…

The best winter holidays in Île de Ré – France

The Phare de la Baleine - Ile de Ré

Just a few minutes away from La Rochelle, Île de Ré (Island of Ré) is one of the most popular French island on the Atlantic side. With its little sister, Ile d’Oléron, it attracts every summer many Parisians seeking its picturesque villages, its gorgeous seaside and its delicious seafood restaurants. With the French curfew, we spent a perfect relaxing holidays there! Practical information about Ile de Ré How…

Our favourite drone photos around the world from 2020

View over Sweden in winter by drone

2020 has been a very weird year, many of our big plans got cancelled, and Alexandra has even missed a much awaited wedding of one of her best friend in India… however, we were lucky enough to still be able to travel a little. Mostly in France, during Summer, a quick stop in Italy, and finally, we ending up this very surprising year with two months in Sweden……

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

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,…

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

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…

Hike and bivouac in the scenic Vercors Natural Park

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,…

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

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…