Wine and Buildings in Bordeaux by Rail

Bordeaux from Paris by Rail We started out on a new journey and began in Brussels before moving onto Paris. Today we are on the final leg of our journey to Bordeaux in France. Bordeaux is the wine capital of the world and home to the world’s best wine fair – Vinexpo. Bordeaux is based […]

French Riveria Explodes With a Wash of Golden Yellow

Mid-February sees an explosion of yellow on the French Riviera Cote d’Azur with the annual Mimosa festival. The festival is known locally as the Fete du Mimosa and celebrates the return of the yellow flowers after a particularly bad winter in 1929 when most of the crops were destroyed. Fast forward to 2011, and the […]