Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

and now it's 6 years!

Châteaux de la Loire : itinerary

Châteaux de la Loire are Renaissance castles along the Loire Valley. From upstream Gien, a mere 2-hour drive from Paris, to downstream Nantes, a 4-hour drive non-stop, the castles lie … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Photo – Jardin japonais

I wouldn’t get too excited for the Japanese garden in Nantes… But if you must go, tram line 2, station St Mihiel

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sunday in Nantes: Puces Auto – Moto

I was searching for the next Salon du Chocolat (which by the way coming in March in Nantes) when I came across the info of this Auto-moto Puces. Puces (short … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo – Cactus

I adore cactus! I wonder how they are doing in these cold, rainy days… Photo taken in Jardin des Plantes, Nantes

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Life in France: cinema Gaumont

I know I did all my posts on travel but I am running out of places to write as I am stuck in Nantes with a very tight budget lately… … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Les Machines de l’île, Nantes

If you visit Nantes, Les Machines de l’île is a place you cannot miss. Situated in the center of Nantes, Les Machines de l’île is divided into 3 parts. The … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Villa Ocupada, Nantes

Following the advice of a fellow blogger, we went to visit Villa Ocupada that is just 10min walk from our place. 20 international artists had gathered for a month to print … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 1 Comment


Another quick entry… We visited Clisson some time ago when we first arrived in Nantes. It is merely 30km on the SE of Nantes, half an hour drive or around … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

Carnaval de Nantes

I haven’t travelled much lately and I have more or less cleared my old trips, so instead of waiting for my next trip, I want to share some of my … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment
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