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The Louvre as a Birthday Present!

The Louvre as a Birthday Present!

By on Jan 7, 2015 in France, Louvre, Paris, Travel experiences | 2 comments

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This week its been my turn to have a travelling birthday! Since I was a child Paris has been one of my must visit places in the world.  Its full of so much history, art, beauty and romanticism – it really is the stuff that dreams are made of.  Finally we’re here and to top it off its my birthday – lots of smiles from my 🙂 We discussed all the...

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Pink Panther

Pink Panther

By on Jan 1, 2015 in France, Life Hacking, Travel experiences, Travel with kids | 0 comments

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Yesterday we went to a medieval city, called Carcassonne.  When we walked in we saw a lady playing the Pink Panther theme on a flute.  After we walked around the city for a while we found a store that sold hand wound music boxes.  Mum wanted to buy me one because she knows how much I like music – she bought me Fur Elise, which is a song I play on the piano,...

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Christmas in France – different but familiar :)

Christmas in France – different but familiar :)

By on Dec 24, 2014 in France, Travel experiences, Travel with kids | 0 comments

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2014 Christmas finds us in country France, house sitting a beautiful chateau that is usually a bed and breakfast.  We have a number of animals to watch while the owners are away for a much needed break.  We had a 5 day hand over which was great because we really understood what needed to be done and more importantly how the owners usually do it..  Kathrin and...

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Our Hertz car rental experience in France…

Our Hertz car rental experience in France…

By on Dec 18, 2014 in France, Life Lessons, Marketing Lessons, St Nicolas De La Grave | 0 comments

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This isn’t the sort of post I generally do, although maybe it should be? This week we’ve had a rather nasty shock after hiring a car in France – Toulouse to be precise.  We agreed to pay the rather high price of 101.99 Euro (about $155 Aussie dollars) for 1 days car hire, and no it wasn’t a sports car or even a four wheel drive.  It was a...

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