10 Women, 3 Days and a Hell of a Lot of Wine in Bordeaux

The TGV just introduced a new route that will whizz you from the centre of Paris to the charming city of Bordeaux in just two hours. My trip however, was planned before I ever caught wind of this high-speed possibility. On a Thursday afternoon in March, a group of women boarded a plane for a…

Beautiful Brittany

When we bought our little piece of Paris, our plan was not only to get to know Paris as a city, but to explore its surroundings whenever we got the chance. France’s high-speed rail network makes it possible to cover large distances. Within two hours we were in the heart of Brittany and a world…

Train from Paris to Champagne

Underneath the town of Epernay, carved into the chalk rock, lie 100 kilometres of wine cellars. These dark and dusty caves are the temporary home of millions of bottles of champagne, waiting for their corks to be popped. We arrived from Paris in the middle of a rainy afternoon. On the way to our bnb on…