Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

and now it's 6 years!

Domaine de Chantilly

Some photos I have chosen a while ago and a few words of introduction… I visited the domain almost 3 years ago after all… Domaine de Chantilly is in the … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

A weekend in Normandy

I love Étretat, it is the most beautiful natural wonder I have seen in France. So when my mum came to France, I suggested we visited Étretat. The plan was … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Weekend in Burgundy

We started our trip in the early afternoon, arriving in Dijon around four hours later. After checking in to our hotel, we went out to look for a restaurant. I … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Route des Vins d’Alsace: Strasbourg

Back to our Alsace trip… We arrived at Strasbourg in the evening of the second day and we had til the next morning to visit the center before we headed … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Châteaux de la Loire: Amboise

History: Château d’Amboise is a place full of French history. Charles VIII and Queen Anne de Brittany were the first royal to leave a mark at the château. After spending … Continue reading

April 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Châteaux de la Loire: Chenonceau

History: The château is mostly influenced by women who built, embellished, protected, restored and saved it throughout history, so much so that Chenonceau is called the “château des dames”. Its … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Châteaux de la Loire: Chaumont-sur-Loire

(AGAIN it has been a year since I last updated. I think about writing all the time, but there is a new mouth, aka a baby, in our household that … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Châteaux de la Loire: Blois

History: The château of Blois combines 4 distinct wings around the courtyard, each representing a distinct period and style, presents a unique example of the development of French architecture from … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Châteaux de la Loire: Cheverny

History: Cheverny was built in the beginning of the 17th century and it is a unique example of Louis XIII architecture. For over 600 yeas, the château has belonged to … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment
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