The Day I Touched a Monet Painting

Monet - Waterlilies Water Garden

Our recent visit to Paris brought up one of my Mum’s favourite travel stories. When I was little, my parents took me on a trip to Paris where upon arriving, we visited the Musée de l’Orangerie the home of Monet’s Waterlilies. These incredible paintings are a series of around 250 pieces inspired by Monet’s own […]

20 Photos to Inspire a Visit to Gorge du Verdon, France.

The biggest canyon in Europe, Gorge Du Verdon, is absolutely stunning. You can drive the entire 25km length of the gorge, winding up and down the mountains, stopping at parking bays to admire the view. Every time we stopped we’d discuss not stopping again at the next turn or it would take us forever to […]

Vannes, France Tisha’s! & the Final Journey Home. – Europe Road Trip

Day 87 – Avoiding the rain and arriving at Tisha’s We thought the weather was bad the day before but apparently we were wrong. Today the wind was so strong it was literally stripping the trees of leaves so there was little mini tornados of leaves making their way across the car park. We treated […]

Oradour-sur-Glane, La Rochelle and Nantes, France. – Europe Road Trip

Day 82 – Oradour-sur-Glane This has to be one of the most surreal places. On the 10th of June 1944, Nazi soldiers surrounded the town, ordering all of the women and children in the church and all of the men into 6 different barns and garages. They shot all the men in the legs, doused […]

Caumont-sur-Garonne and Bordeaux, France. – Europe Road Trip

Day 80 – Caumont-sur-Garonne We left Carcassone and headed towards Valence. We’ve been amazed by the amount of grape vines growing in this area. Practically the entire journey is full of vines as far as you can see. When we arrived in the little town we realised that it was about to hold a festival. […]