The Dordogne region of south-west France is one of the most beautiful and popular holiday destinations in the country. The Dordogne Valley usually refers to the path followed by the river, and is towards the south of the department where it travels from east to west, passing through Bergerac and many of the other popular villages.
France is a BIG country and the best bits in my view are not necessarily the ones involving a short drive. So, when you are on a long car journey, where do you stop for food and a stretch of the legs? Happy travellers make happy holidays of course.
Are you planning trip to france with thr family? Have you decided to drive?
I have mentioned a few times on the blog my passion for skiing. I really do think it is an amazing way to spend time together as a family, if only we lived in the mountains! The bulk of my skiing over the years has been in the French Alps, although I did ski in […]
I started running at school. Nothing serious, but I always did OK in the school cross country and the long distance running races at sports day. I wasn’t especially quick but I could keep going when lots of others went out fast and then had to stop. Running a marathon was always something I fancied […]
Packing to go away on holiday anywhere with children can be a military operation. Our recent ski trip took around six weeks preparation on and off. Totally worth all the effort though of course. Packing the main suitcases is one thing and not really something that the children get involved in, but their hand luggage […]
Britain seems to be getting less and less popular with the British every day. National treasure Emma Thompson, Academy Award-winning writer and actress, recently shared her thoughts: “[Britain is] a tiny little cloud-bolted, rainy corner of sort-of Europe. A cake-filled misery-laden grey old island.” Harsh words, but let’s face it: Britain isn’t perfect. Its quality […]
It’s January, so that’s time to plan a summer holiday surely? It’s never too early to plan and I’m starting to think the new ‘last minute deal’ is actually booking in advance, so there’s no better time. You can make some great savings booking this time of year. Club Med have a 15% off deal at […]