Ghent Guide

Ghent is the fourth largest city of Belgium and though perhaps less frequented than Bruges, it is considered by many that Ghent is the real diamond of Flanders and Belgium. In a unique way, Ghent has managed to preserve its medieval heart while keeping up with modern times. The city centre is a showcase of medieval […]

Honfleur Guide

The city of Honfleur is between the tidal estuary of the Seine and the “Pays d’Auge” and welcomes visitors at any time of the year. Many will find a visit to the Park of “Le Jardin Retrouve” which is situated between the sea wall and the Boulevard Charles V most enjoyable. Here you will find […]

Lille Guide

A walk through Lille will make you question whether you are still in France, for there is a distinctly Flemish feel at play here. Lille’s Flemish influence is most clearly seen in the ornate Bourse or stock exchange with its 24 buildings and book market which is held in the courtyard on Tuesday-Saturday and Sunday […]

Ostend Guide

Ostend has always been called ‘The Queen’ of the Belgian seaside resorts, and you’ll find many and varied enjoyable attractions worth exploring. Within the Yacht Harbor there is the Mercator Ship, a floating museum, decked out as if it were ready to sail and open for visiting all year round. Outside Ostend, along the beach between Ostend and Middelkerke […]

Arras Guide

Arras is an ancient town full of magnificent gothic architecture which gives it an air of grandeur. There is something of interest around every corner, whatever your tastes may be, and plenty of shops for some serious retail therapy Arras is located at the south-west end of the Pas de Calais department, in the Nord-Pas […]

Le Touquet Hotels

Discover the seaside town Le Touquet. Le Touquet is located on the very northern tip of France so is very easy to reach from the UK being just a short drive from Calais or Boulogne. We recommend travelling by Ferry from Dover and driving down to Le Touquet or alternatively you can get the Eurotunnel. […]

Le Touquet Guide

The town of “Le Touquet” became a popular coastal resort in the 1920s and 1930s and its close proximity to Paris and easy access to Britain makes this interesting town an excellent choice for a short break. In the last 5-10 years it has seen a resurgence with elite, smart hotels, luxurious villas and trendy shops and restaurants aplenty […]

Champagne region guide

Champagne Uncover the secret Champagne….. For that special occasion, or just some relaxing time away in this lovely part of the Champagne region, (not forgetting the chance to pick up a few bottles at great prices of course) a short break in one of our selected hotels is just what you need. With plenty of […]

Holidays and breaks by Eurotunnel.

How to book a cheap trouble free break by Eurotunnel We will look at how to get to France from the UK without using flights. There are a surprising number of options out there and we pick out Eurotunnel as the primary source of travel but we also look at the other options and the […]

Paris Guide

Known to many as “The City of Lights” Paris is synonymous with romance. This ever popular tourist destination has something for everyone irrespective of age, culture, gender, and nationality. The charm of the city lies in its warmth and romance which is exuded in the attitude and outlook of the Parisian people. The congeniality and warmth […]