FREE BOOK TODAY Roussillon Provence A Beautiful Perched Village in Luberon France

Justly famed as one of the most beautiful villages in the Luberon, Roussillon is a place we have loved from the early days of our travels in Provence. Perched high like so many of the Luberon villages, Roussillon is surrounded by the most beautiful countryside and from the very top of the village it gives extensive panoramic views that are difficult to beat in any other village in the Luberon.

Beautiful morning Uphill Nature Reserve Somerset

A perfect morning as we look down one of the many paths taking us through Uphill Nature Reserve. This one leads around to the boatyard and then to the Axe Estuary at the end of the beach at Weston Super Mare Somerset England. The land that gets the tidal flow over it is rich inContinue reading “Beautiful morning Uphill Nature Reserve Somerset”

FREE PROVENCE BOOK TODAY Village of Lourmarin in Luberon Provence France

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Photography for my FRENCH WINE UNCORKED book

My new book on Amazon is OUT NOW on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited Worldwide (also in print)-FRENCH WINE UNCORKED. I have created a selection of photography of the people and places we encountered in our journey through the vineyards and cellars of France. Please enjoy the photography and I hope to inspire you to visitContinue reading “Photography for my FRENCH WINE UNCORKED book”

Beautiful morning Uphill Nature Reserve Somerset

A perfect morning as we look down one of the many paths taking us through Uphill Nature Reserve. This one leads around to the boatyard and then to the Axe Estuary at the end of the beach at Weston Super Mare Somerset England. The land that gets the tidal flow over it is rich inContinue reading “Beautiful morning Uphill Nature Reserve Somerset”

Place Contrascarpe Latin Quarter Paris France

Please check out my travel books on Amazon – enjoy France from your armchair isolation. Looking forward to travelling again Thanks and hope everyone keeps safe. – Merci Neal Place Contrascarpe Latin Quarter Paris – a fascinating area of Paris on the left bank – Hemingway territory and of course close to the superb marketContinue reading “Place Contrascarpe Latin Quarter Paris France”

St Andre Bistro restaurant in Paris France

Bistro St Andre on the left bank. The stroll from St Michel across towards St Germain takes you down Rue St Andre and it is a very interesting quarter of Paris. Enjoy some narrow side streets and covered arcades. Of course you will never go hungry here.

Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and others painted here

Lovely Pont-Aven France which is synonymous with Gauguin who lived and painted here despite the derision and hostility of the residents. Today’s residents are proud of the association and market his presence widely throughout the town. Gauguin particularly upset the locals by parading his Javanese mistress Anna who adorned herself with her pet monkey. ThisContinue reading “Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and others painted here”

Isle sur la Sorgue Cafe de France Provence France

Isle sur la Sorge is a name synonymous with the very best of French markets, particularly antique or flea markets. It is certainly a town worth visiting in its own right as it has many pleasing antique shops and other independent shops as well as an extensive choice of restaurants around the River Sorgue andContinue reading “Isle sur la Sorgue Cafe de France Provence France”

Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”