September 24, 2018
French Books for Babies
Babies love books! French baby books are the perfect way to introduce a new language to a little one.
They love the colours, the textures and the sound of the spoken words…but most of all, they love the special time spent with you reading to them.
We’re currently spending a year in ...
August 13, 2018
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 way to get to ...
August 11, 2018
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 explore the area or go on midnight star-gazing tours like we did ...
August 4, 2018
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 water. It cost £45 per ...
June 20, 2018
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 sale or second-hand stall though…there’s much more charm to them than ...
April 26, 2018
Best French Baby Toys and Books…
A while ago I wrote about learning a new language as a family. Toys and games are an excellent way to introduce a language to babies and toddlers.
I thought I’d be a bit more specific ...
April 12, 2018
Cardigan Bay is a beautiful part of Wales to visit. It has amazing beaches, woodlands, mountains and lakes. I’d like to share with you some of the fun family things that there are to do here. There are some ideas for those days when it’s just too wet for kids on the beach! Also, I’ve ...