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THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

So, what’s the best way to get to France? Plane, ferry or train? There are a few modes of transport you can choose to cross the Channel. When we’re heading to France, we almost always book Le Shuttle! We think the Eurotunnel is by far the best […]

A year in france…our first week!

A year in france…our first week!

So, where to start?! Our first week in France has gone by so quickly. It feels kind of like we’ve done nothing and everything all at the same time! By ‘nothing’ I mean we’ve not been totally free to wake up each morning and fully […]

Are you ready for change?

Are you ready for change?

We find it frightening. The bitterness. The sadness. The lack of satisfaction people are getting from being alive. We felt it too. Drudgery. Working. Washing. Cooking. Sleeping. I feel guilty just saying it. Our house is in a beautiful part of West Wales, not far […]

How to Pack More In Your Car!

How to Pack More In Your Car!

Travelling with kids usually involves stuff…a lot of stuff! Nappies, stroller, toys, travel highchairs…all that paraphernalia that you’d never even heard of a few years back! Suddenly, the people carrier that looked massive in the showroom is now looking more like a Nissan Micra! When […]

Amiens with Kids – the practically perfect city!

Amiens with Kids – the practically perfect city!

Amiens, Little Venice of the North We first discovered this beautiful little city while exploring a route in the book Back Roads France. Since then, it has become one if our favourite French stop-overs as we journey further south. We stayed in an Airbnb overlooking the […]

What are Brocantes?

What are Brocantes?

Brocantes Drive anywhere in France during the summer and you’re pretty much guaranteed to see posters advertising a local brocante. But, what are brocantes? The word brocantes comes from the French verb “brocanter” which means “to deal in second-hand goods”. They’re not your usual carboot […]

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

Leo had this cute Lego travel tin for his third birthday…he loves superheroes! It’s also the perfect way to introduce him to small Lego! It’s really handy for playing with at the kitchen table (away from his little brother) and taking away on holiday with […]

10 Outdoor Adventure Essentials…you need with toddlers!

10 Outdoor Adventure Essentials…you need with toddlers!

We love spending time outdoors but having two energetic little boys means that there’s often little time to get organised! Out trips are always more successful if we remember to pack our backpack with some essentials that make the day a lot more comfortable. This is what […]