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First Tracks Ski Experience, La Plagne

January 21, 2014
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I never get the post holiday blues quite as much as when I’ve been skiing. It’s so invigorating, so otherworldly… and absolutely impossible to even vaguely recreate back here in the UK. But let me share something of a secret with you — the undoubted highlight of my group’s trip to La Plagne in the […]

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Avoiding the Crowds in St Paul de Vence

October 7, 2013
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St Paul de Vence is one of France’s most loved locations. Fortified in the 1300s, this ancient hilltop hideaway is one of the oldest such villages in the Riviera. It’s one of the most visited places in the country and just a glimpse of it on a postcard demands a visit. We stayed in the […]

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Checking in, checking out: Bastide Fleur de Pierre, La Colle Sur Loup, France

September 19, 2013
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The run-up to our wedding and the weekend itself was a whirlwind, so we practically leapt out of our four poster bed at 3.30am on Monday morning to catch our long-awaited flight to Nice. Nice. We’d been looking for a place to stay that would offer us some peace and quiet not too far from […]

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