Covid complications causing concerns

Martin and Nadine haven’t been to France since January, and Covid complications certainly are an issue and a constant worry. It seems sorting out a ferry crossing isn’t the only hurdle. Is it better to go or to cancel?

Requirements for driving in France – Breath Test Kits

On 1st July 2012, a law was introduced in France: all drivers had to carry a breath test kit in their car. Find out why and if or how that law was implemented. Read more about the driving requirements in France.

Kouign-amann vs Lardy cake

Kouign-amann is a beautiful, buttery, traditional Breton cake. During the current lockdown, unable to travel to Brittany, we have found an alternative: the British lardy cake. Read on.

Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Is it possible or indeed practical to buy a LHD car in the UK, originally registered in Poland, and then import it to France? Are there guidelines to be followed?

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling across to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits, but there are laws and regulations to bear in mind while driving abroad.

This past week has been pretty showery. Thankfully, most of the days are dry. Yesterday the rain started at 4.00pm, but if there is a showery day during your stay in Brittany I have the perfect solution!

An afternoon at Voyajoueurs, Monteneuf

Games at Voyajoueurs, Monteneuf

Games at Voyajoueurs, Monteneuf

Just five minutes away on the edge of the forest of Monteneuf is a building crammed with over 400 games from Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

There are cards to play, dice to roll, marbles to shoot, pins to bowl, tops to spin, words to find, pawns to move, games to win ! There are games of strategy, skill, ambiance, thinking, speed and reflexes.

Monteneuf, Guer - over 400 games

Monteneuf, Guer – over 400 games

It is a fantastic place and it really is suitable for all ages, there are games specifically for very young children and others requiring huge levels of skill and patience.

There is one drawback… there are no computers or screens at Voyajoueurs !!… but, I have been told by previous guests with teenaged children that even without computer games, it is cool.

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