A few weeks ago we spent the most blissful week on that gorgeous Italian island called Sardinia. In fact, we spent it on an island, off the island, called La Maddalena.  It's a sleepy place with pretty beaches reached by a short ferry ride from the...

A few weekends ago we visited the  Loire Valley as friends of ours were getting married in a tiny little village near Chambord, called Suevres. We'd heard great things about the area, including its famous wines, so we decided we'd drive, and extend the visit a few days,...

A few weekends ago we made a stop over on the way to a friends wedding in the Loire Valley at Monet's Garden in Giverny. We drove down via the Eurotunnel, and this was a stop off that was just a bit more than half...