Canal Holidaying in France. Valence-sur-baise to Nerac

We train from Paris to Agen in a bullet train-  Watching rural France flash before our eyes as we head into green fields and vineyards for as far as the eye can see. Arriving in Agen we have one night in the Ibis Hotel, then head to Valence-Sur-Baise to begin a seven day canal cruise…

Oui Oui Paris

As our travels wind down, our last venture is one of the most exciting. My Mum and Nan fly into Paris to meet Dan and a full itinerary of tourist holidaying commences. My first impression of Paris is that it’s grand…and clean. Previously, on arriving in big cities such as Istanbul, Marseille, London and Berlin, Dan…

Fromage Chevre

Our second Workaway experience is getting off to a brilliant start! Cheese, cheese and more cheese. Sorry, I mean fromage, fromage, fromage! We are living in a small village in the Rhone Alps region of France. Volunteering for a young couple who have recently taken over the families goat farm. But more about Le Sappey,…

Marseille, the city of rats.

One chapter closes and another begins, rather rapidly. We leave our job of six months, The Eagles Nest, and leave for a much needed wee ‘holiday’ in Marseille. I say ‘holiday’ because this is a rarity… You need money to have one of these things, which we don’t, however whats a credit card for, if…

Saucisse Aligot

While we have been travelling we have tried to taste the food specialities specific to different areas we have visited. On our minimal budget and decent cooking abilities (if I may say so myself) this has often swayed us from forking out on a meal which may disappoint. However- Sometimes you gotta do it! Try…