French Phrases That Will Help You on Your Wine Tour

As you may know by now, we are running a short series of blog posts aimed at helping others create their own French vineyard tour. This post is aimed at those that cannot speak French. We witnessed a few people struggle with ordering while we were away, who were, perhaps unintentionally, rude to staff. Two…

Our Top 5 Places to Try Wine in France

We have just finished a French Vineyard Tour that we created ourselves, and so we thought that it would be a great idea to share with you our favourite wine venues! 1: Maison Martin Jund (http://www.martinjund.com/) Colmar We have chosen this as our number one spot because it was simply beautiful. The staff were warm…

The Actual Cost of a French Vineyard Tour

So, you want to go on a vineyard tour. We do not blame you, what is better than France in the summer? French vineyards and wine tasting, that’s what! When we were researching for our own trip, we had a little perusal of the cost of various vineyard tours on offer. Some of them were…

Fete de la Musique in Dijon

So far we’ve weaved our way from Calais to chalons-en-champagne, from there to Colmar, to Mulhouse, to Dijon and now to Annonay. About half way through our trip and we don’t know where to head next! There is no shortage of possibilities, our only limiting factor is time. Just under a week is left until…

Our First Year of Travel Blogging

The Year in Review We started our travel blog on 29th May 2017, after a visit to the incredible Lake Garda and Verona, Italy. We have been travelling together for almost six years, and have been ‘meaning to’ start our travel blog for as long. So what suddenly gave us the push to set it…

A Snapshot of…Lyon

Welcome to our new blog series: ‘A Snapshot of…’ In this series we aim to give you snapshot of a city that we love, which will hopefully give you great ideas for your own trip. This snapshot is of Lyon, a city that we love dearly and had the joy of living an hour from…

How to Plan a French Vineyard Tour

We love wine, and it is no secret. Daniel even makes his own wine and in 2016 made the wine for a dear friends wedding. So, when it comes to travels, this is one we have been talking about for many years. Picture the scene, what could be better than camping near a vineyard, trying…