Category: France

Monet Giverny

Monet’s Garden at Giverny

Gardens have been the source of inspiration for artists down the centuries, but for the Impressionist painter, Claude Monet, they were the lifeblood of his works. Monet cultivated gardens for much of his life, and drew creative inspiration from flowers and horticulture in his art. This summer is a great time […]

White Sands New Mexico

Fifteen wonderful landscapes

Wonderful places inspire and uplift the spirit… and remain etched on the memory for a lifetime. I’d like to share 15 of my favourite landscapes with you… and I’d also love to hear about your special places… Death Valley – California This strange hot cauldron of a landscape with its rippling sand dunes, […]

Tammy in Umbria

Down on the farm

After my Italy trip I’m keen to extol the virtues of life on the farm. Fear not, I don’t mean milking cows and delivering lambs (although I’m sure there’s some niche holidays that probably offer this experience), but staying in holiday cottages, apartments and on farm camp sites. […]

Bradley Wiggins

Tour de France: Travel tips

Tammy has become very excited about the Tour de France again this year – with the potential prospect of a British winner. Bradley Wiggins has been wearing the yellow jersey in the General Classification for four days now and today’s race saw him retaining the maillot jaune for […]

Tremendous Times

Alternative Travel » Adventurous Life

Tim Dreese's Travel Log & Design Journal

Casual observations & photo gallery of people, places, innovation and creativity discovered on the road . . . somewhere in the universe

National Media Museum blog

We explore the science, technology and art of the still and moving image, and its impact on our lives.

Jules Told Me

Travel – by the man who knows

northumbrian : light

Random thoughts from deepest Northumberland

Fractions of the world

Road trips & traveltips

spatialsynergydave

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

ravenhare

Mad about hills, hares, ravens, barn owls, hen harriers and home.

GALLIVANCE

Travel Tales With A Twist

Green Living London

The latest green news and information

The Curse of Verse

Language, spin & the state we're in... apolitical verse and the odd song from Martin Craig

How To Spy On Birds

Sharing the pleasures of birding.

Matt on Not-WordPress

Stuff and things.

French Heritage Alliance

Sharing Memories of life in France