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.

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Mushroom poisoning?

Mushroom poisoning?

Nicola has a stomach ache. She ate some wild mushrooms yesterday. Is it possible she has picked up a little mushroom poisoning after not cooking them for long enough? How long do you cook wild mushrooms for? Find out.

Brittany delights in so much rain

After months of exceptionally dry weather, it has rained solidly for the past six days in Brittany. The constant rain has been good for Guillaume, the local Breton farmer, as the grass is visibly growing and his cows have once again lots of lovely lush grass. Constant rain at this time of year is also great for mushroom picking, a private and secretive activity of many Bretons.

Going hunting for Ceps and Chanterelles in Brittany?