France, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure

The Markets of France

If like us, you enjoy having as many authentic experiences as possible when travelling.  Enjoy the love of cooking, eating and more importantly searching out fresh local ingredients. Then searching for a local market which is not hard to find in France will be on your list of things to do. In many countries, the… Continue reading The Markets of France

France, Life of adventure, Travel

A Pretty Village in France – Auvillar

It was a Monday. Last week to be precise. At this stage of our housesitting, the countryside, Miss Dexter and us, had felt and seen the rain for days on end. It was time for a break in the weather. To don, our jackets take a deep breath and head out. Whether it be rain… Continue reading A Pretty Village in France – Auvillar

France, Life of adventure, Road Trips, Spain., Travel

Roadtrip – Spain to France

  The cold wind had made its way back to the coast, a sweet reminder for us that we were heading for less temperate days and colder nights, as we headed up north towards our first pitstop. Even in winter mode, nothing says "holiday" more than a car, a suitcase, sunglasses, or perhaps in our… Continue reading Roadtrip – Spain to France

France, Historic towns, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure, Travel, Walks

Boulogne beyond the Beach

High on the list of great places that we wanted to visit in France, was the dynamic city of Boulogne-sur-Mer which was ideally placed for a shortish roadtrip when we did our three months housesit in Northern France. We wanted to be by the seaside to have a stroll.  Or so we thought. Boulogne-Sur-Mur is… Continue reading Boulogne beyond the Beach