A lunar calendar to improve my gardening skills

Does the lunar calendar work for planting fruit, vegetables, flowers, for sowing seeds, or for simply gardening? What is the Calendrier Lunaire? 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.

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

Pineau is a delicious alcoholic drink which comes from the Charentes region of France. It is a fortified wine made from 3 parts grape juice and 1 part Cognac and, like many great delicacies, was discovered by mistake.

Find out all about Pineau des Charentes

Category: Brittany

New Attraction in Laurenan

Elizabeille is a great new attraction in Laurenan (just off the N164 between Merdrignac and Loudeac).

Run by an artisan called Elizabeth Turner, Elizabeille is a large craft hall selling artisan products, with regular artisan demonstrations, craft classes, free activities for children and a children"s play area. There"s also a tea shop serving drinks and cakes, and a second hand section with various different items for sale too.

Find out more about the Elizabeille craft centre

Tots to Travel

Tots to France was created after the 2-year-old son of the founder fell into an unclosed swimming pool in 2005. Wendy Shand realised that it was important to know how child-friendly self-catering...