It seems that most people living in the U.K. know about Charente-Maritime, or at least, they know that a department of that name is to be found along the Atlantic coast of France and is a popular holiday destination. However, one of the thing
Loire in the centre of France
For anyone wanting to enjoy the best of French splendour, style and gastronomy the Loire is a part of France that will not disappoint. Loire, as most of us think of it, is not a region of France, it is cove
Are You Interested In Living and buying Property In Charente?
The climate appeals to buyers of French property
Charente has long been a popular destination with Brits buying French property and still remains one o
It’s Time To Make The Change – French Regions
From the beginning of 2016 France began reorganising itself by amalgamating some of the Departmental administrative Regions. This was purely an administrative exercise, probably provoked by the need to cut costs, but it does mean that
Property in Aquitaine France
Aquitaine, now forming part of Nouvelle Aquitaine, is among the most diverse regions of France, with magnificent long Atlantic surfing beaches, cities such as Bordeaux and Biarritz, the largest forest in France in Les Landes, and the lovely countryside of the
Where is Dordogne, France?
In January 2016 France reduced its number of administrative regions from 22 to 13. Despite this being nearly 2 years ago many of us, if not most, still refer to the areas of Fran
Normandy: So Close But So Different
Having just spent a few days in Normandy I once again fell instantly in love with France and marvel at how it seems to have found a better way to live than we manage in the U.K. Although all of France seems to share in this special quality of life
All of France is wonderful and offers a huge diversity of landscape but little beats the enjoyment of hidden treasures that are not on the regular tourist trail. Some of the places I have chosen will be busy in the summer months, but mainly with French visitors. However, if you can take your hol