Corsica: Travels in the Beautiful Island There’s a reason why Corsica is referred to as the beautiful isle (L’Île de Beauté), it’s absolutely stunning. With several trips under our belts to France’s southernmost department, we can honestly say Corsica is our number one travel destination in the country.
Calvi and L’Île-Rousse: Testing the Waters In Corsica’s Northwest We recently made our first venture into the northwest of Corsica visiting the classy fortified towns of Calvi and L’Île-Rousse. We arrived by the miniature train (U Trinighellu) from Bastia that rattled its way along the windy mountainous track before descending into the Balagne, Read More
Bonifacio: The Jewell of Southern Corsica Perched atop chalky white limestone cliffs, the hilltop fortress of Bonifacio on the southern coastline of Corsica is simply one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been. Surrounded by the sparkling turquoise blue Mediterranean we succumbed to her charm and beauty and before we knew it, Read More
Biking Provence: Ultra Budget Bike Tour of Provence Provence. The very word conjures up images of fragrant lavender fields, medieval hilltop villages, stone farmhouses and fields of perfectly rolled hay. We had dreamed of pedaling at our own speed through this picturesque region, soaking up the rich history and warm climate.
Château Life Exploring the Medieval Castles and Chateaus of Loire Valley Driving the windy roads of the French countryside surrounded by fields of mustard and wildflowers is one of our favorite things to do on the continent. Making our first ever visit to France’s renowned Loire Valley, we spent a few days touring, Read More