This past summer, I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of days in Lyon where, of course, one of the first things I did when I arrived was head to Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse, a true food-lover’s mecca. I was staying with the wonderful Lucy Vanel of Plum Lyon along with […]
Travelling home from Nérac last week, we were offered the chance to check out Toulouse thanks to our friends at Expedia.ca. “Toulouse?” I hear you say… “Isn’t that just over an hour from Nérac? Haven’t you been there before in all the trips you’ve taken over the past few years setting up the house?” Well, […]
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but I always have trouble conveying what I experience as I travel in just a few images per blog post. This summer, I’ve been experimenting with little videos which I hope are helpful in showing you exactly what I am seeing and hearing (sadly, smell-o-vision is […]
Most of you know I’m in France for a large part of the summer (follow me on Instagram for pictures from Southwest France and 10 days of the Camino in late July!) I’m staying in our vacation rental property in the lovely town of Nérac – the town I fell in love with when I […]
French Fridays. Probably amongst my favourite posts to write here on the blog. If you have been reading here for any amount of time, you’ll know how much I love France so this has been a difficult week for me. From a text message from a friend last Friday night as I shopped, asking “Have […]
Last month I had the good fortune to visit London for a couple of short days into which I managed to pack in more eating, drinking and walking than I thought possible! One of the highlights of my trip was checking out the Borough Market – a feast for the eyes for sure. Borough Market […]
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