St Jean de Luz

A traveller's perspective on St Jean de Luz including food, history and language.

St Jean de Luz. On the south western tip of France and just  a few minutes from Spain, St Jean de Luz town is right on the seafront facing the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay. With mountains surrounding the  pretty little town, studded with restaurants and little boutiques, surfing and plenty of coastal walkways it […]

An English Christmas in France

This is our second official English Christmas in France after moving here in 2014 and it’s still very English. I know that if you move to another country it is customary to follow the culture and I think we are doing quite well but old habits die hard, so it’s difficult to give up a […]

Lunch in La Rochelle

I don’t get out much, so a trip to La Rochelle is very exciting for me nowadays. We chose to live in a quiet hamlet amongst farmers for the peace and quiet. I like the fact that we don’t live near a large town….except when I am down to my last pair of flat boots […]