Over the years, I’ve come to realise that one of my favourite ways to discover a city is to take a guided tour, preferably right at the start of my stay, so I can get my bearings and make notes of places I want to go back to! “Guided tour” you say? Yes, yes, but […]
Those of you who have read this blog for a while now or who follow me on Instagram will know that we have spent a fair amount of time in France over the past two years. Specifically, in the Lot-et-Garonne in a town called Nérac. I first discovered Nérac in the summer of 2012, when […]
Five years ago today, I posted my very first French Fridays with Dorie recipe. Every Friday after that from October 2010 to nearly the end of June 2015, I faithfully posted a recipe I’d made from the book (not missing one single week!) along with my friends over on French Fridays with Dorie. It’s the […]
If you follow me on Instagram, Twitter or Flickr, you’ll know I spend an awful lot of time in Paris. And that I lived there many years ago. Back in 1995 when I first moved there, I unknowingly moved myself right into what Zola calls the “Belly of Paris” (the Les Halles neighbourhood in the […]
Love Paris? Would you like to explore Paris by bike? Well Fat Tire Bike Tours have partnered with me to offer one lucky reader two spots on their Paris by Bike tour! If you’re not familiar with Fat Tire, they offer bike tours and more in and around Paris, including popular “skip the line” tickets […]
If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Flickr these past 7 weeks, you’ll have seem something you don’t tend to see on my social media feed (or, indeed, on this blog) very often, if ever. Frites. French Fries. Chips. Whatever you call them, in my world, they are a once-in-a-while treat yet this summer, […]
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