I’ll be honest, I’d never really thought about a city break in France, asides from the standard trip to Paris, nip up the Eiffel Tower, grab a croissant, snapchat yourself with the Mona Lisa and head home. So when Lille was decided to be destination of choice I grabbed one of the few guidebooks I … More Travel: What To Do In Lille?
When I’m planning a quick city break the location of our hotel is always top of my list. If you’re only spending a few days in a city, then being within easy distance of the top attractions is helpful and can help save on travelling time whilst you’re there! However, often the best locations come … More Travel: Where To Stay In Lille?
When in France it seems rude not to try as many French foods and drink as you can, and so during my recent trip to Lille I checked out a variety of restaurants, and their delicious edible offerings! On the first night in the beautiful city, we hopped over the road from the hotel to … More Travel: Food in Lille
After years of believing that travel by Eurostar was the reserve of the elite, I finally took the plunge and booked a last minute break to Lille, travelling by Eurostar for a price too good to turn down! These days the Eurostar can be picked up from London St. Pancras, Ebbsfleet or Ashford International, Kent. … More Travel: Eurostar to Lille
The Mediterranean is filled with gorgeous cities, none more so than Calvi in Corsica. With water so clear and blue that swimming in it feels like you would be polluting it. This town is steeped in history, nowhere more so than the old town sitting a-top an imposingly steep hill. Getting up the first few … More Travel Tuesday: Corsica
The second largest port in France, Marseille is a busy town full of history, glamour, expensive yachts and smelly soaps. Without the over the top cliche wealth of St Tropez, Marseille has an understated elegance and some fantastic views and coffee shops to visit. The old town is a maze of steep hills that you … More Travel Tuesday: Marseille