Grignan Castle – Château de Grignan

              Grignan Castle Or as it is known – The Chateau de Grignan is built on a hilltop with the small village built around it. At present the number of people living here is just over 1,500. The village dates back to the 11th century with the walls being …

Sunshine Blogger Award

I have been nominated by Esther from https://richerfortravel.wordpress.com/home/  who I have had the pleasure of meeting up through a wonderful support group on Facebook.  Esther is a fellow traveler and also chronic illness warrior. Please head over to her page and check out her travels to Italy and her latest post to Lego Land!  To be nominated by …

Ever had a Truffle – a black Truffle?

Ever had a truffle – or a black truffle. The area of France known as the Dordogne produces 80% of these truffles – called Tuber melanosporum or The Perigord Diamond. They have a subtle aroma and an earthy flavour and reminds every one of rich chocolate or so they say. Since the best times to …

A huge thank you to our followers

Today WordPress congratulated our blog on obtaining over 500 followers.  We have a lot more of course as some people follow the blog via email.   We wish to say thanks for your comments, likes and sharing. You can catch us on Twitter and also Instagram. I also have a page at bloglovin and a pinterest account.  Your all welcome to …

Packing my back pack!

Packing my back pack was so much harder than the suitcase.  I had my passport and travel papers in the nice wallet the Tour Company sent.  A small clear zip lock bag with my moisturizer and lip balm, and I also had some face wipes. My phone and its charger.,  travel plug, the charger for …

The Longest Flight Home

During the night both Paula and I started feeling sick, in truth we both were feeling crap not long after dinner.  We thought it could have been the wine.  House wine can be like that sometimes.  Then it started.  The pains, the frequent trips to the bathroom.  Lucky Paula had some over the counter meds …