canoe dordogne

Floating more than paddling

The river that winds its way through the Dordogne region is one of the highlights of any visit. So why not experience it firsthand in a kayak!

visit rocamadour

A miracle in Rocamadour

This beautiful religious complex on the side of a cliff is one of France’s most popular sites – but how did Rocamadour come to be?

headwater holidays

What is Headwater Holidays?

When is an independent trip not independent? I find the answer to that question as I cycle, hike and kayak in France for a week with Headwater Holidays.

visit d day beaches

The beginning of the end of WWII

D-Day was one of the most important 20th century events – it started the end of WWII. If you only have one day to see some of the sites, try these.

things to do in le havre

A concrete jungle

The French city of Le Havre has been completely rebuilt out of concrete since the Second World War. It creates a strange effect – but a beautiful one you have to see for yourself.