Whether you travel by train to Barcelona from Perpignan like we did or you are in Barcelona or Girona and fancy a day trip this guide has you covered. The city of Figueres is the birthplace of Salvador Dali, making this perfect trip for those who are into fantastical art. It's also a lively city … Continue reading Day Trippers: 24 Hours in Figueres
It's France with a Spanish flavour. A look at our journey from Perpignan down to the seaside town of Collioure via Céret a village famed for its cherries and art.
Perpignan is a splendid example of French Catalan culture, but why not make it a long weekend and explore the seaside town of Collioure and the artistic haven of Céret for as little as 1€! Before France becomes a wine induced hazy memory, we wanted to share a couple of day trips around the Pyrénées-Orientales, the … Continue reading Day Trippers: 24 Hours in Céret and Collioure
If you’re looking for an alternative weekend city break in Europe, then Perpignan could be the perfect trip.
The medieval city of Carcassonne is one of those places that seems almost unreal, but this 12th century castle is waiting to be explored and it can be done in 24 hours!
We didn't expect much from Montpellier while we planned our month long trip from the Alps through Western Europe. The only thing we knew was that it was a bit of a hub for students and not too far from the Mediterranean. After a long struggle with French train strikes and a lot of waiting … Continue reading Montpellier City Guide
There are countless beautiful towns and cities in Europe and the South of France has some exquisite options for weekend breaks or for those planning something a bit more substantial. For us we had finished a five month ski season in the French Alps and this was the start of a journey that would take … Continue reading Nîmes City Guide – ‘The Rome of France’
Our road-trip has almost come to an end but we thought it might be useful to show you some of the most scenic routes you can take.
After working a summer of festivals and totaling almost 4000 miles around the UK we thought it would be a shame not to see Ireland and drink our weight in Guinness! All before we ventured to 'The North' to live and work in the Highlands. Living mostly outside in our tent in muddy fields we … Continue reading From the Emerald Isle to the Edge of Scotland | Autumn Antics
I am a free man! (almost...) As I (Jen) type up our tales from Wales we are actively looking for jobs and organising the next stage of our journey. We might be free from summer work but there are some exciting possibilities on the horizon! I say exciting but it might be better described as … Continue reading Croeso i Cymru – Falling in love with North Wales from FN6 to the Good Life Experience