Category: Europe


The 5 F’s of Fabulous France

When we return to France it is for the big F’s: Family, Friends, Fun, Food and Fine wine. It was a great surprise after 4 planes and about 48 hours of travel time to be greeted at Lyon’s… Read More


Love in Lyon

Well it’s official. Steve has fallen for Lyon. Yes that town in the south east of France, the rival of Paris, the gastronomic capital of France, the capital of Gaule, where the Rhone and the Saone meet, yes… Read More

Searching for the Carrigy Craic

One of the main reasons for Steve’s parents coming to Europe, apart from catching up with SandS was for Sue to trace her heritage back to Ireland. Steve, Sue and Mike flew from Lyon to Ireland and spent… Read More


Cote D’Azur

During the month of September we hosted Steve’s parents and took them on a south east tour of France from Lyon to the Cote D’Azur via Provence. We were welcomed by Sandra’s family who made us feel at… Read More


Attacking the Alpage

We had been hiking for about 2 hours at a pretty steady pace. As we pushed on climbing the final 200 vertical metres we were rewarded with a view of Mt Blanc reflecting off the nearby lake. It… Read More