France cultural and natural diversity is amazing. I’ve traveled and visited a lots of places in France but there are still so many I would love to see or revisit. Since I live in Australia, I don’t have the opportunity to go back as often as I wish but at every trip back home, I make sure that after visiting family and friends, I allow some time in my trip to visit some amazing new places.
If I have to choose, the following 10 places are on my priority list so far! Continue Reading
Ha… les Pyrénées! The first thing I do everytime I come back in my hometown Pau, for holidays, is always to organise some trips to the Mountains. The majesty, the quietness, the tranquility of the Mountains is so relaxing. In today’s trip, we are heading with my parents and husband to the border of Spain, in the mountains surroundings of the Larrau village.Continue Reading
La Provence, cultural région of the South-East of France, is after Paris, the most visited place in France. Often associated with the movies Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, endless fields of lavender and olive trees, picturesque villages and towns such as Aix en Provence, Avignon and Arles, Provence has been the home and inspiration of a lot of artists such as French writer Marcel Pagnol, painters Paul Cezanne, Van Gogh, Renoir, Matisse and Picasso to name a few.Continue Reading
Pau, (pronounced Poe), capital of the Bearn region, has a dream location: a couple of hours away (with the highway) from Bordeaux and Toulouse, the biggest towns of the South-West region, 1h30 away for the Atlantic Coast and the resort town of Biarritz and a little hour from the Pyrenees numerous valleys and the Spanish border. With an airport and a TGV station, Pau is easily accessible from anywhere in France.Continue Reading