I haven’t done any serious hiking since I was a Boy Scout. But when I visited Aulus-les-Bains, in Midi-Pyrenees, France, I couldn’t resist the lure of nature.
Lying just off the coast in Poitou-Charentes is Ile Madame, a small island packed with history, charm, and… oysters!
The Maison Forte de Reignac, in Dordogne, France is one of the most unique châteaux we’ve ever visited – it’s carved out of a cliff!
I don’t know much about Cognac, but I know I like it. So I was thrilled to visit organic Cognac producer, Brard-Blanchard, during our recent visit to Poitou-Charentes, France.
In the heart of France lies Puy de Dome, an inactive volcano. It is actually one of a chain of volcanos making up Auvergne’s Regional Natural Park of Volcanos. Surprised there are volcanos in France? I was too.
It’s been 70 years since the defeat of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany. Today, it’s hard to imagine what it took to win the war: the human sacrifice, the technology, and the planning. Visiting Normandy and the D-Day landing beaches can help put it in perspective.
Belgium’s 80+ breweries produce almost 1000 varieties of beer, but visiting one isn’t simple. To make it easier, here is our list of Belgian breweries open for individual visitors.
What does it cost to quit your job and live full-time in a motorhome while slow travelling around Europe for a year? Honestly, we don’t know exactly, but here is how we made our estimate.