FlamingoesInfo boards at the entrance give an idea of the birds and animals that you’re likely to spot. But, apart from the serious birdwatchers, most people are really there to see one particular specimen – the flamingoes…[Read More]


Le Terminus in Tarascon; a Restaurant for the People

Le Terminus is clearly a Sunday lunch venue for locals and we were surrounded by couples, friends and families. The couple with the dog next to us chatted to us between courses. Our French was terrible, their English worse... [Read More]

Sweet Wine at Chateau Morgues de Gres

As we climb up through the rows of olive trees and vines, I notice small information boards placed at intervals alongside the path. “The estate is open for people who want to walk amongst the vines or to cycle along the paths, and these boards tell them about their surroundings,” says Anne... [Read More]

We Went to Paris and Didn’t See the Sights

Stepping, like naïve Paris virgins, out of Montparnasse train station to be faced with wide, café-lined avenues heading in all directions was overwhelming. I imagined a large clock beginning to clunk down the seconds... [Read More]