It’s best known for the abundance of vineyards that dot the countryside at every turn. But there’s also another side to the Champagne region: its historic towns, its quiet farmland and its bustling lakeside resorts. I had such a fantastic, chilled out week in Haute Marne (a département that’s part of the Champagne region) just chatting and chomping cheese with my best friend from high school. She’s … Continue reading Road trip: Paris to Haute-Marne
Planning a trip to Paris? You’d be crazy not to visit Montmartre, the hilltop artists’ haven with its wonderful views across the city. Last December, I was lucky enough to spend a weekend there with two great friends. ‘It’s a long way to go for tea and cake’, my mother told me… but it was so worth it!
After living and working for seven months in this flat part of France, I’ve picked four of my favourite places to visit in Lower Normandy. Bon voyage!
A few photos of one of the most historically stunning places I’ve ever visited: the Mont St Michel, the UNESCO World Heritage gem that rests just off the coast of Basse-Normandie.