The New Job

It’s not everyday you get to start a new job, something unlike anything you’ve ever done before, with your partner. Yet here we are, doing just that. We’re all set up, settling in, and now it’s time to start work. Of course, we know about the job. We know what it is on paper, we … More The New Job

Canterbury Tales

Summer is nearly here and for us that means a temporary end to our European travels. We’re headed to Canterbury to spend the next 6 months as Holiday Site Assistants at the Canterbury Camping & Caravanning club site. It was just over a year ago that the idea to work for a campsite became part … More Canterbury Tales

Lest we forget

Normandy is often described as the Devon to Brittany’s Cornwall. There’s no doubt that this is a beautiful part of the world and it’s easy to see the resemblance between the West Country and this part of France. There’s beautiful green countryside and lovely beaches; there are orchards growing fruit for cider, calvados and poiré … More Lest we forget


Now that we’re on the west coast, it’s time to slowly start to make our way north again. The sun is finally shining, and we’re finding lots of lovely places to explore along the way. First stop is Bourgneuf en Retz, a small village in the Loire-Atlantique region. There are some great cycle routes in … More Breizh

Go West!

Our hunt for better weather continues and we decide to start a BIG drive west, aiming for La Rochelle with a 1 night stopover in between. Our route takes us through some of the most beautiful scenery we’ve seen on this trip so far; we drive through the Parc national des Cévennes. We drive through … More Go West!

En Provence

At last an opportunity to explore the Provence. We’re keen to get to the coast but we want to visit a few spots at least. A quick search on the internet, and a request for tips on facebook soon leads to a long list of possible places to visit. They all look really good, and we … More En Provence