Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bijou Barn – fantastic French holiday review

  When you book a summer holiday for your family or with friends, it’s a big deal!  Let’s face it, life for most people these days is very fast paced; people work harder and for longer hours so, when they … Read More

Weekend getaways in the Lot region of France

September is a great month to plan your getaway to a rural retreat like Bijou Barn, in the heart of the Lot. The weather this time of year is still warm, but not so overpowering that you don’t feel like … Read More

Holidays in France: the magic of a French market

There is something very special about shopping in a market in France.  Not sure whether it is the weather, the variety and quality of produce or perhaps just the fact that everyone has time to peruse the stalls, catch up … Read More

Montcuq – the French village that has it all

When people are looking for a holiday destination, they usually want it to be within walking distance of a boulangerie , bar or restaurant or ideally all of the above.  But sometimes it is better to be within driving distance … Read More

French holiday: restaurant hospitality at its best

We love eating out and when someone who lives locally recommends a restaurant then we feel duty bound to try it out – well that’s our excuse and we’re sticking to it!  We tried twice to get in to this … Read More