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.

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Staying in Paris? Why not consider visiting the beautiful wine producing region of the Loire Valley?

Easily accessible by TGV train, enjoy a 1 Day Wine Tour from Paris in Saumur.

In the company of Gérald, a bilingual French wine professional, sample some of the finest examples of wine produced in the Loire Valley, while visiting a highly referenced Domaine close to Saumur.

After a full morning of wine tasting and discovering what life for a vigneron involves, lunch follows as “un accord mets et vins”(a 3-course “food & wine pairing” lunch) hosted by Gérald at Bistrot Les Tontons, our wine bar set in the heart of Saumur in the pretty square of Place Saint Pierre.

Transport is included.

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