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 ...

  • A year in france…our first week!

    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 ...

  • How to Pack More In Your Car!

    August 8, 2018

    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 we decided to spend a year travelling in France we ...

  • Amiens with kids – the best and worst bits!

    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 night for our ...

  • Newborn? When does it get easier?!

    July 16, 2018

    Parenting is never ‘easy’…but when does it get easier?


    Expect advice and opinions…lots of them!

    Since having my first child I’ve been given a lot of advice…mostly unwanted! It’s really tempting to follow that advice when your handed your new baby and suddenly realise that you don’t actually have a clue what you’re ...