Five fabulous Loire castles

You have probably heard of the 4 great C’s of Loire: Cheverny, immortalised in Tintin’s Château de Moulinsart. Chenonceau, the elegant castle of the ladies. Chaumont, with its medieval suspension bridge and Chambord, with its 400 rooms and almost just as many chimneys. You may even have read something about Villandry, with its beautiful garden, Angers and the famous…

Castles of Wallonia 

A visit to a castle usually has something interesting for everyone in the family; lots of charm, spooky dungeons, luscious furniture, fascinating ancestral tree and history. And while many castle answers most of our questions, there are lots of questions unanswered as well: How cold was it inside in wintertime? How much did it smell when…

Tour de vin

We drove through the lovely countryside portraied in the Tour de France yesterday, visiting the vineyards of Cahors and wine tasting in Chateau de Cayx, where the Danish Queen resides each year in August as the estate belongs to her husband, Prince Henrik. As we thus weren’t invited for lunch, we headed further west towards…