Tagged with wine

Wonderful wonderful Copenhagen (in the sun!)

Wonderful wonderful Copenhagen (in the sun!)

Ancestry Visa firmly in hand, I flew back to the UK to restart my routine…only to remember I needed to couch surf for the first weekend. So, after just four days back at ‘home’, I jumped on another plane to Denmark – if you’re going to be homeless, may as well explore somewhere new. Of … Continue reading

Buon compleanno! My birthday in Tuscany

Buon compleanno! My birthday in Tuscany

Recently returned from an absolutely amazing 6 day trip to Florence and Cinque Terra and I have so many things going through my head that I’ve decided this can’t just be one blog post. So first and most importantly, my birthday! I have had some amazing birthdays; my 21st on the beach in New Caledonia, … Continue reading

January Blues

January Blues

I am watching a BBC Attenborough show and I’m almost in tears because the chipmunk we have followed all through Autumn has now had his entire acorn stash decimated by an older, sneakier rival. How will he survive the long, cold winter? How will I survive the long, cold winter!? January tends to do this to people … Continue reading

Périgueux Top Ten

Périgueux Top Ten

Sadly I have moved on from my wonderful séjour in the gastronomic heart of France. But here is my top ten for future lucky travelers. 1. Markets across three squares on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Lively, French and yummy. 2. A walk (or canoe) and picnic along the voir verte on the river l’Isle for … Continue reading

Périgord wine country

Périgord wine country

Ahh our last weekend outing in Dordogne. So incredibly sad. We left our visit to Bergerac, in Périgord Pourpre , as a final excursion around this region. As a warm up we went for some red wine on Friday night with some teachers from Nontron and then we departed, a bit weary (some more so than others!), … Continue reading