Postcard from Fallen Heroes, Île de Ré

Whilst exloring the island of Île de Ré in the French Charente-Maritime region I unexpectedly came across this war memorial in a park. It is dedicated to the fallen of the island in some of the conflicts France has been involved in. Cenotaphs or war monuments always feel slightly sad, so many young lives lost and yet usually to preserve …

Poitou-Charentes & Haute-Pyrénées Journal

These tables on the streets of La Rochelle in Poitou-Charentes, France seemed liked the perfect place to stop and have a glass of wine, made for me in fact. I was surprised to see nobody sat at any of them. We’d already eaten so maybe next time. There had been a large festival in the town during the day and …

Itinerary France – Poitou-Charentes/Hautes-Pyrénées

The itinerary for my press trip in the Poitou-Charentes region of France and specifically La Rochelle before travelling onto the Hautes-Pyrénées for the final few days. I will be joined by some extremely cool blogging friends (you will hear more about them soon) and it will undoubtedly be a great trip. The basic details are below and you can follow …