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Last summer we traveled to France with our 3 kids.  When you have a party of 5 it gets very expensive to stay in hotels.  You might need 2 or 3 rooms and France is not cheap.   1,345 more words


A travel guide to: The French South West

It’s often a topic of hot debate in France, to holiday in the south west or south east?   Everyone has their own particular favourite. This week we are focusing on the rustic Basque region- which can hardly be compared to the glamour of Provence, can it? 653 more words


Biarritz: the Golfer’s Paradise

In the golfing world, Biarritz holds a special place.

Recognised as an outstanding international golf destination, the regions surrounding Biarritz – the Basque Country and the Landes – nestled between ocean and mountains, attract golfers from around the world. 188 more words


Cycling the Pyrenees (... and Back Again)

Part 1: France

Biarritz => Bidart => Saint Jean-Pied-de-Port => Col d’Iraty => Larrau => Col de Marie-Blanque => Col d’Aubisque => Col du Tourmalet => Col d’Aspin => Arreau… 18 more words


From Ibis to Biarritz

If you don’t know Neil, then there’s something you need to know about him. The guy likes to eat. His favourite quote is Nigella’s “never knowingly under-catered”. 782 more words

Simon Williams in Biarritz

Simon Williams holds a rather special, nostalgic place in the hearts of people my age. He is the actor who played James Bellamy in the TV series, Upstairs downstairs.  197 more words