A love song to Finistère, Brittany, France

Our family fell in love with Finistère, in Brittany, France last summer. We spent three weeks in August travelling through the west of the country.…

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A trip to Aubterre-sur-Dronne, Charente, France

During our stay in the northern end of the Dordogne, south-west France, D had to work one day. I decided to leave the idyll that…

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What to expect at Puy du Fou theme Park, Vendé…

It might be the second most popular theme park in France, after Disneyland Paris, but Puy du Fou is well-kept secret. This history-based theme park…

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Discovering aquatic life at Océanopolis, Brest, France

In August, we escaped the dessicating heat of Brest, in Brittany, France, and visited Océanopolis, a large aquarium based on the harbour, close to the…

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Finistère, Brittany: a great destination for families?

What are the ingredients that make up a good family travel destination? I’ve been thinking back to our summer trip to Finistère, Brittany (in France),…

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Our highlights of Brittany video

How have your half-term holidays been so far? We’re just back from a trip to the north of Britain. First call was meant to be…

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What brings people back to La Garangeoire, in Vendée, …

“We’ve just booked for next Summer. Earlier on I was talking to a woman who’s come here 22 years in a row!” D and I…

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Coffee and cake: European style

Coffee and cake, anyone? This Europe-wide tradition transcends age divides, and is a fall-back for almost any occasion. From bright young snowboarders taking a break…

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A family holiday at La Garangeoire, Vendée, France with …

When I told people we’d been invited by Eurocamp to spend a week at La Garangeoire, a five-star holiday parc in the Vendée, France, a…

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