Le Château de Candie

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 1:35 pm by .

Chambéry has the distinction of once being the home town of the House of Savoy and the Savoyard capital for over 250 years. Unfortunately, like all good things it all came to end when the Savoys moved out and set up camp in Turin.

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Chateau Asturias near Carcassonne

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 5:52 pm by .

Languedoc-Roussillon is a region in south west France which often hides under the shadow of its more glamorous neighbours further east on the Riviera. But to those in the know, it’s far more appealing; huge sandy beaches, stunning scenery and lower prices. And what could be better than to base yourself in the 12th century luxury Chateau Asturias near Carcassonne

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Hotel Les Esclargies

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 9:23 am by .

The chic Hotel Les Esclargies in Rocamadour is my kind of hotel. Spending a fair amount of time in luxury hotels gives you an eye for what really matters and what is just ostentatious fluff. But what serves me best is an uncomplicated place of simplicity, with a certain amount of elegance, and a shedload of peace and quiet.

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Hotel Blanc

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 8:52 am by .

The three star Hotel Blanc in France is located in a quiet village between Lake Annecy to the North and Chambery to the South. It’s ideally placed to explore the Albanais region and venture into the alpine mountains of the Bauges National Park.

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Hotel d’Anjou

Monday, July 25th, 2016 2:27 pm by .

Set on the boulevard Maréchal Foch, the Hotel d’Anjou is a perfect base from which to explore the city of Angers. Each of the 53 rooms has individual style with historical furniture, not that far from the original design of 1865.

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Adele & Jules boutique hotel

Monday, July 11th, 2016 12:36 pm by .

It’s not often  you hear of a new happening neighbourhood in Paris, but one comes along every few years when you’re not looking.    You may think of Grands Boulevards merely as the great wide traffic artery where the big department stores are located, but a whole new world is springing up to the east around the city’s latest boutique hotel, Adele & Jules.

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