France (25)

Kids Growing Up With A Life Of Travel

Last weekend we have enjoyed three lovely nights with the American family from The Talking Suitcase. Based in Nice, France their children now attend school here, and they live in a lovely apartment in the old town area of the city of Nice, just behind the seafront promenade where we have been invited to stay […]

Visiting Christmas Markets – Marché de Noël à Lille France

Watch our YouTube Video of 24-Hours in Paris before you read this article – it will inspire you! Paris in Fall A season where carpets of yellow or orange leaves, and Explorason has enjoyed this beautiful season. But just as the season ends and the leaves fall, so our time comes to an end in […]

Hotel Pullman Paris La Défense – Perfect for Christmas Markets

Watch our YouTube Video of 24 Hours in Paris before you read this article – it will inspire you! We’re crazy about Christmas! We love everything about Christmastime and the Christmas season. When we had our home in Australia, we would put the tree up in early November, and decorate it whilst Christmas music played […]

Best Way To Explore And See Paris Is By Vespa Tour

I am now convinced that the best way to explore and see Paris is by Vespa Tour.  Paris is a HUGE city, and it is spread out over many km – on both the left and right bank of the River Seine. It takes days and days to even really see all the highlights if […]

House Sitting In Paris – How To House & Pet Sit Around The World Like Us

Pinch me! We’re in Paris! Not only are we in Paris, but we are pet sitting AND house sitting in Paris too, and guess what is visible down our little street? The Eiffel Tower! Yes, Pinch me!  What a whirlwind experience to get here house sitting in Paris. We have waited for so long to return […]

Top 10 for a 10 year old in Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is a “Dream Come True” for my 10-year-old.  We came to Paris last year, and we didn’t get a chance to visit.  So on our way back to the UK, we just had to allow two days so we could visit both parks – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park. We left Hôtel Napoléon around 10:30 a.m. […]

The Perfect Place in Paris – Hotel Napoleon

We woke early this morning for our long drive to Paris from the Pyrenees at the top of Spain, near Andorra. We were excited yesterday to be heading to the beautiful center of the “City of Love” where we had visited last year as part of our world trip. Unfortunately, I woke with a really nasty […]

St. Paul de Vence and Antibes France

St. Paul de Vence and Antibes France Please vote for us here and help us win a blogger competition – it takes only 1 minute! We have been to Nice, France for nearly one week. Explorason and I usually want a break after we travel hard, and Morocco was a fast trip for the two […]

Nice is Nice – France that is !

  Nice is Nice – France that is! Airbnb – You can really get some great properties on there, and so did we. So after we have had a rough flight back from Morocco, with Explorason having gastro, we have spent the night in a chain motel in Marseille, before heading to Nice for our […]

Limousin to Avignon France

Limousin to Avignon France Today is a huge drive. Call me crazy as the song goes, but I detest driving on boring motorways. Apart from the toll cost on the French ones, they are – well BORING!  I love the little towns. The freedom to stop. The drive obviously takes a little longer, but there […]

French Cooking Lessons

French Cooking Lessons We have been house sitting our way around the world. Not always mind you do we house sit, but we always make friends, and this house-sit in France is no different. In fact, the man across diagonally is exceptionally nice to us. You can read about our house sitting here. We had […]

House sitting in country France

House sitting in country France -Two weeks in a country hamlet- Traveling around the world is a wonderful thing for families. Whether you are a single parent or a family with a few children, (like the one owning this home), travel can be an amazing time for bonding and a great opportunity for education. So […]