Caen France The echo chamber of today’s society loves a sound bite. This year it’s been “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” and of course it should be rightly celebrated as one of if not the greatest achievement of man thus far. But what it boils down to is travel, the
Hotel le Mottaret Mottaret Méribel France If you thought that Méribel was known for skiing and skiing alone then think again. Yes, it a fantastic location for winter sports as I found out on a recent trip but it also offers all sorts of other activities throughout the year. There are some parts of the
Basque Country In the 1955 the redoubtable Orson Welles had his own travel series for the BBC, Around The World With Orson Welles where he trotted the globe learning about and understanding different cultures. One of the best episodes is about the Basque region. He interviews many Basque people in the region that straddles France
France: Skiing in the Alps and sun in Nice
Isola 2000 and Nice France As incongruous as it sounds getting to the southern French Alps is best achieved by flying into Nice. The ninety-minute flight takes you to the land of yachts and the super rich with all those beautiful people to look. I was to discover more of this luxury later but first
Luxury Safari Tent, Brittany
Luxury Safari Tent Canvas Holidays Domaine des Ormes Brittany France Getting through the channel tunnel is as easy as pie, you check in without leaving your car (they have a highly sophisticated system that reads your number plate). You drive onto the train, which is a bit weird at first but it makes sense.