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Paris is a beautiful and romantic city in which historical landmarks, magnificent artwork and rich culture await you at every corner. This charming City of Lights is a “must see” for all who travel to Europe. To sample some of the best the city has to offer, make sure you visit the top ten sites.   1. Eiffel Tower Nothing…

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La Rosiere

We love ski holidays and try to do one each year. Last April we enjoyed a family ski holiday with our two boys aged 6 and 8 in La Rosiere in France which was fantastic. It was great to ski somewhere much closer to home (Cornwall, UK) for a change as we usually head out to Canada. La Rosiere is…

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The Dordogne region of France is a place I’ve wanted to explore for a while now and finally got the chance in May with a wedding I photographed in the Dordogne at Domaine de La Léotardie. The dates coincided nicely with our boys school half-term so we made it into a family holiday and here’s all about about our stay along with…

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As a keen traveller, I love travelling to anywhere and everywhere. One of my favourite places to travel to is France – it’s such an awesome place to visit. Full of culture and heritage, amazing food and wine, and friendly people, France is somewhere that I always look forward to visiting. Located in the centre of Europe, France is the…

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Being a dad to two very excitable boys, the thought of a family camping trip was the last thing in the world I would have considered until I came across Yelloh! Village. Not one for the whole “camping” experience, I couldn’t have imagined taking two small children abroad to camp without the usual luxuries other holiday accommodation offers. When I…

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With the Channel being so relatively narrow, weekend trips to France are no longer the preserve of the second-holiday-home types – they are now something we can all enjoy. Such trips are easy, relaxed and just the right side of indulgent. For French city breaks, Paris is understandably the top of any list for its museums, galleries, shops and history.…

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We’ve great memories of waving goodbye to England and taking a ferry to France channel crossing, especially in the summer months with our two boys. Living in Cornwall we usually opt for Portsmouth Dock being the closest and spend at least a week in France, sometimes travelling around to different locations, other times staying in one place. In the summer…

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Do you enjoy spending your holidays doing little more than lie back and soak up the sunshine? If you’re anything like us, you’ll love visiting sun-soaked destinations in Europe where you can make the most of pleasant weather and return home with a glowing tan that will be the envy of all your friends. If you’re considering taking such a…

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Colmar is beautiful litlle town in north eastern France and considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Colmar has a population of 65,000 and is the home town of sculptor Frédéric Bartholdi, who designed the Statue of Liberty. Here is a 12 meter replica of the Statue of Liberty found in Colmar: Colmar has a sunny microclimate and…

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