Archive | November, 2016

Getting into the Christmas spirit in Burgundy

30 Nov

Christmas is a time of year to revel in all our local area has to offer, including the small but welcoming Sens Christmas Market It’s certainly cold enough right now in Burgundy to feel very Christmassy, with frost on the fields around us this morning. Lucky for us, the sun is shining too, so we […]

Sale time: make a date with the French sales

24 Nov
Winter sales in France

France is one of the few countries in the world (we think!) where shop sales are government controlled. Find out when the sales (les soldes) start so you can plan to be here in a motorhome or campervan when they kick off! Sales in France are guaranteed to offer fantastic bargains in every shop in […]

Lot delivers everything you’d desire on a campervan trip

02 Nov

The medieval town of Figeac provides the perfect setting for the second part of our trip to the Lot department: a bustling Saturday market, hearty food, interesting driving and gorgeous autumnal colours. There’s so much to tell you of our recent wonderful weekend away in the Lot department that I made it a two-part story; […]