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Week-end getaway: Carcassonne in South of France

April 22, 2020
Carcassonne Medieval City and its vineyards

One year ago, between few days in Arcachon and few more days in the Drôme (South of France), we decided to stop on the way to visit Carcassonne. What a genius idea it was! We had a splendid week-end there. We hope you will get the chance to see this beautiful and unique medieval city too. Where to sleep in Carcassonne ? It really depends on your budget of course, but we would advice to sleep at the Hotel du…

France Normandy Weekend Getaways

A week-end in Trouville-Deauville, Normandy, France

April 16, 2020
Wave in Deauville beach (drone photo)

Alexandra has spent part of every summers of her entire life in Trouville-Deauville. Unsurprisingly, it is one of her favorite place in the World, and in our opinion an amazing place to spend a week-end away from Paris. Trouville is more an old fishing village but is getting more and more trendy every year. On the other hand, Deauville is fancy, full of luxury shops and cars, and nicknamed the « XXIe arrondissement » of Paris. It is two very different vibes…

France Lyon Weekend Getaways

Prepare your visit for a Week-End in Lyon

April 10, 2020
View over Fourvière from La Croix Rousse in Lyon

With Alexandra, we consider Lyon as our second home as we bought our first flat there! We turned it into an Airbnb and enjoy visiting Lyon every few months. This article compile our best advice to spend the perfect week-end in Lyon! Lyon is the third biggest French city after Paris and Marseille and offers a very different vibe than the capital. It is quieter, less international and somehow, we find it more “traditional and french”. Lyon has an exceptional…

Brittany Drone France Weekend Getaways

Brittany from above

March 20, 2020
Brittany from above - drone video july 2019

Our visit to Brittany in July 2019 In summer 2019, an intense heatwave hit France in July. After a few days working in exhausting heat, we decided to escape Paris. We rented a tiny Fiat 500 with Europcar and drove out to the fresh and close Brittany. With us, we brought our DJI Mavic Pro2 drone to shot video during our one week workation. We rented a flat in Brest, Brittany largest city on Airbnb. The apartment was very conveniently…

Corsica Drone France

Saint-Cyprien – Corsica June 2019 – Drone Video (Mavic Pro 2)

March 3, 2020

In June 2019, we went on a little workation in Corsica with a part of our family and dedicated some of our time to shot a drone video of Saint-Cyprien bay – Corsica. We stayed in the marvelous Saint-Cyprien bay and enjoyed working under the early-summer sun of Corsica. The water was still pretty cold, but it was perfect for water-skiing with our friends from Le Ponton and paragliding in the bay, as well as shooting drone videos after long…