France, the Northern Coast from Lille to St. Malo. Who really knows it? We often speak about Belle Paris or La Cote d’Azur and never about ch’ti culture, amazing beaches and sea-sights, endearing people, Flemish influence, small villages rich with history and wonderful food, I … Continue reading Northern France • Hitting the Road
Last minute trip? Trains are too expensive? Buses offer a route that you think will last forever? Don’t worry, a smart group of guys created the solution: BlaBlaCar is an easy and brilliant app that puts in touch travellers moving … Continue reading Bla Bla Car – The Revolutionary Way to Travel!
The wind hits the face, the sea hits the rocks, the light of the headlight hits the horizon, so far and so close at the same time. This place hits the heart and gives a sense of freedom as not … Continue reading Cap Fréhel, France – The Lighthouse of Freedom
Haze, mystical atmosphere, quicksands, a place that is difficult to find elsewhere, for its distinctiveness. Its history begins with a legend: Mont Saint Michel Abbey has been built after archangel Michael’s request to Aubert, Bishop of Avranches, in VIIIth Century. … Continue reading Mont Saint Michel, France – Tides Change his Look!
The landing at Normandy took place in 1944. That day, the allies landed on Normandy beaches to assault an occupied Europe. Caen is a cultural and artistic city, famous for Camembert cheese and cidre, but also for its history. The … Continue reading Caen, France – The City of Europe’s Memory
Saint Malo, well known by history’s buccaneers, hosts a famous harbour and is the first Breton city to border with Normandy. It offers a wide range of things to do and see, a huge historical heritage and bright nightlife, events, and … Continue reading Saint Malo, France – The Corsair’s City
Le Havre was 85% destroyed during the Second World War and rebuilt again in a no-frills way, without ornaments. It has received many disapprovals, but despite this, the centre of the city (created by the architect Auguste Perret) has been declared … Continue reading Le Havre and Honfleur, France – The Seine’s Mouth
Ready to load everything into the car and go to another amazing destination? This coastal area will leave you astonished and you’ll be left wanting even more. If you rent a car it is easier to decide last minute which … Continue reading Étretat, France – Monet Was Right on the Mark!
Pop in to Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme and you will be transported back to the Middle Ages. This village was conquered by the French, the English, and the Burgundians during the Hundred Years’ War, and presents different styles: the Medieval section reveals an extraordinary historical heritage … Continue reading Saint Valéry sur Somme, France – The Pearl of the Bay
The village I am presenting to you is a really small, nearly impossible to find if somebody doesn’t tip you off to its existence…but because I am here to give interesting tips away, I want to share it with … Continue reading Montreuil Sur Mer, France – An Oxymoron