2-4 Hours Le Mans

Fancy a quick trip to Le Mans? It doesn’t take 24 hours to do Le Mans, the city. Here’s a guide to spend between 2 and 4 hours in this lovely old city, that has more to offer than just a racing track close by. History Let’s start with the fact, that the city is very…

Les Accroche Coeurs Festival

This Saturday we visited Les Accroche Coeurs Festival in Angers, France and fell completely in love with it! It’s fun, playful, anarchistic and creative. And devilishly well organised! A leaflet picked up at the tourist office trickled our attention and we gave it a shot. The theme this year was “The Apocalypse” and very apropos, as…

A walk among the wines

The sun shone mercilessly upon us, as we walked towards the end of our guided “Vignes Vins Randos” wine tour and the temperature was climbing towards 30 ℃. Our trips down the troglodyte caves had lost its cooling effect and everyone in the group walked silently as they concentrated on walking in a straight line.…

Crash course in Burgundian wine

Many experts agree upon, that some of the most exciting wines in the world come from Burgundy, a region that begins a hundred kilometres south from Paris and reaches down to Lyon. A 360 kilometre (225 mile) long wine superhighway. The area Burgundy is an area with various soils, divided in numerous districts: Chablis, Côte d’Or (divided…

Paris on a house boat

A dream came true for the Travel Team, when we had the chance to stay on a houseboat on the Seine, in Paris, near the heart of the city. We rented the houseboat through Tripadvisor and were impressed by the easiness of booking, paying and making arrangements through Tripadvisor. The houseboat nested with a group of…

Bayonne – much more than ham

Famed for its ham, luckily Bayonne has much more to offer. The old, charming town is set by the banks of the lazy river Nive and has kept its medieval charm while some of the glitter of neighbouring Biarritz has stimulated the number of tourists visiting Bayonne and discovering this charming city. The houses to the Nive are…

European Travel Magazine loves St. Moritz

Top 5 Classic Ski Resorts

Although skiing might have originated from Sweden and Norway, it’s the southern ski destinations, that have gone over in history. From Ernest Hemingway in the 1920’s and James Bond in the 1980’s to the snowboarders of today, the mighty Alps provide both framework and backdrop for skiing in France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. Here’s our pick…