Driving along the picturesque winding French country lanes the mysterious Mont St Michel creates a picture perfect view. The distant structure, in all its glory, stands high above the Atlantic coast line, boasting its’ mysterious beauty. The nearby tall grasslands and the outlying salt marshes give Mont St Michel its magical charm. Mont St […]
Pamplona, San Fermin (more commonly known as the running of the bulls), July 2012. Crazy times. An incredible experience. Driving into Pamplona we were surrounded by white and red. Not a single person wore another colour. Locals, tourists, all in white and red. Most were dressed entirely in white with a red cravat. For a […]
Completely unprepared, I hopped on a ferry from Dover to Calais. However, little did I know that I would dock £50 poorer! So apparently you need the following to drive into France; A breathalyser test A red warning triangle A high visibility vest Stickers to put on your headlamps (apparently our British lights are too […]
GUEST ENTRY: GEORGIE HARRIS Two weeks, two countries, one tent. What could possibly go wrong?? With previous recreational camping, and festival, experience one should be an expert in assembling a tent. However, day one of the trip, after a few hours spent in the picturesque town of Le Harve (the main port used for shipment […]
Fancy a trip to the Sahara? Worried about the harsh location/ incredible heat extremes/ lack of places to stay? Well forget that and get over to France for your sand dune experience with all your home comforts nearby! Dune du Pilat or Dune de Pyla as it is sometimes referred to is the biggest sand […]
After finding out that I could buy 14 bottles of lush French red wine for under £20, I couldn’t help but fall in love with the country that little bit more… I do love a bargain… And I good like a good vino…win win!!
When you don’t speak the language that the menu is written in it’s nothing unusual to just point at a random dish and hope for the best. Lesson learnt, I now know that I am not a fan of raw minced beef, known locally as tartare de boeuf…. Better luck next time!
Guest post: Georgia Evans, age 11 PGL (Parents Get Lost) is an activity centre for kids. A couple of weeks ago I went to the one in Lincolnshire with the school for 5 days. And it was a very fun week! My mum was surprised to pick me up from the trip carrying a bag […]
Just as my ears began to pop from racing up 70 floors in the lift of the tallest hotel in Tokyo, I spotted this earthquake survival pack in the corner. Great to be prepared but if I wasn’t on edge before, I certainly was after seeing that!
When many think of Thailand they think of Thai brides, ping pong shows and Lady Boys. However, there is so much more to the country than this! I once watched a documentary explaining how sex tourism is such a big money maker for Thai’s that many families living in rural areas will send their women […]