Things to do Nord-Pas de Calais, France

What’s mine is yours

An old mining landscape may see like an odd place for tourism – but it’s actually more beautiful and interesting than you could ever imagine!

Pont du Gard, roman aqueduct, France

Control the water, control the people

The Romans didn’t just use armies to take over Europe. Constructions like this bridge helped them win the hearts and minds of the people they conquered.

Joan of Arc, Rouen, Normandy France

Joan of Arc’s road to Rouen

Joan of Arc met her death in the French city of Rouen, where she was burned at the stake. But the city seems to love the young heroine these days!

Souillac market day, France

A French market

Each Friday, the main square in the small town of Souillac comes alive. It’s market day and that means a traditional French gathering of local producers.

Walking around the Dordogne with Headwater Holidays

Walking… and thinking

The thing I love so much about walking is the peace it creates in my mind. I find I think a lot. On this particular walk, I had some special inspiration.