Month: June 2016

Lifestyle ~ Which Sunscreens I'm using this summer

Lifestyle ~ Which Sunscreens I'm using this summer

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One of my favourite past times when on holiday* (cough *working…) is guessing the nationality of tourists. It’s fair to...
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Local Attractions ~ French Supermarkets

Local Attractions ~ French Supermarkets

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Everyone knows a holiday to France isn’t complete without a trip to a Centre Commercial. Nothing quite beats the cool...
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Lifestyle ~ The Carousel

Lifestyle ~ The Carousel

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Oh, the humble carousel, a familiar landmark in most French towns, especially those by the seaside. But did you know,...
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Votre Vacances ~ When to Holiday

Votre Vacances ~ When to Holiday

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Holidaying in May & June The Vendee is renowned for its mild spring climate, and warm sea temperatures, making May...
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Lifestyle ~ Shabby Chic

Lifestyle ~ Shabby Chic

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The term Shabby Chic was coined in the 80s, when the British middle classes wanted to recreate the chintz and...
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Things to do ~ Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

Things to do ~ Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie

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There is no denying my love for Les Sables d’ Olonne. Its elegant architecture, Grand Plage, and hum of a...
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Things to do ~ Les Sables d' Olonne

Things to do ~ Les Sables d' Olonne

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The first time I holidayed in the Vendee was over 10 years ago with my family. It was a last...
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Pink Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe

Pink Lemonade Iced Tea Recipe

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Nothing screams summer quite like the classic Pink Lemonade.   It was the soft drink of choice during the summer...
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