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7-Day Burgundy Driving Route

18 Jul

Burgundy is a beautiful region of France and deserves its very own driving route. Most well known for its red and white wines. Packed with historic architecture and rolling countryside, Burgundy is perfect to explore in a motorhome, campervan or RV. Drive the short distances between towns whilst stopping and staying the night with vineyards, […]

Explore Beaujolais in a motorhome, but don’t mention the “Nouveau”!

31 Jan
Wine bottle pouring wine into glass on a wine barrel in front of a vineyard

Whilst eating out last week, I was reacquainted with one of my favourite wines, a Morgon from the Beaujolais region. Read on to find out about the ten Beaujolais appellations, where to take a Beaujolais motorhome tour and which Beaujolais is my favourite. (Hint: there’s nothing new about it!) Sadly, Beaujolais is all too often […]

The Lot Valley: Everything you ever wanted to know!

27 Sep

We recently explored a small area of the Lot Valley, in south-west France, taking our time to savour all the wonderful things that we particularly enjoy doing while the weather was sunny. Here are our highlights so that you can follow our motorhome trail with ease… Unlike many of France’s waterways, the Lot Valley is […]

A flavour of the enchanting Lot Valley

30 Aug
Tour de Faure Market Collage

Whetting your appetite with some pictures of the beautiful Lot Valley’s farmer market produce – a fabulous place for a motorhome trip. We did a very rare thing last week and went on holiday in August! Having worked in hospitality and travel for 30 years we generally don’t manage to take time off during the […]

How to sample the true Provence in one easy step

16 Aug

My romantic dream of what you might do in Provence, France turned into reality in one beautiful location! Read on to find out how… I don’t know about you but whenever I think of travelling through Provence in the autumn or early winter I get a somewhat clichéd, rose-tinted video of French activities streaming through […]

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; […]