Posts in the Europe category

Restaurant review: Oyster Box, Jersey

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Arriving in Jersey and Lunch at Oyster Box

There’s something very special about the island of Jersey. Though it’s an easy half an hour flight from London, you arrive feeling like you’ve entered a whole other world. Blue skies, pristine white beaches, warm weather…was I really still in the UK? Well not quite, Jersey is actually a self-governing democracy meaning it has its… Read more »

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The Beautiful Baux de Provence

It’s easy to see why Les Baux-des-Provence has been named one of the most beautiful villages in France.  Perched high on a hill, in the heart of the Alpilles and on the spur of a rock. From the vista point of the village there’s panoramic view across that beautiful verdant green countryside that captured my… Read more »

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A Day in Avignon and Wine Tasting in Provence

Every princess loves a castle… And this princess is no exception… The Palais des Pape is a beautiful historical palace right in the centre of Avignon and is one of the most significant Gothic buildings in Europe. When I think of Avignon, the idea of dashing knights and beautiful princesses, immediately comes to mind but… Read more »

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The Toast of Paris with Courvoisier

Paris is one of those incredible cities that you can go to many, many times yet every time I’ve visited I learn lots of new things about the history of the French capital.  I’d been invited to Paris by luxury cognac house, Courvoisier, to find out more about the drink and its links to the Golden Age of Paris… Read more »

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A Pizza Pitstop in Pisa

Due to timing issues, we flew in and out of Pisa airport rather than Florence and on the way back to the airport we decided to make a quick pit stop to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa… The tower itself is the bell tower of the main cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa… Read more »

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Under the Tuscan Sun in the Chianti Countryside

Away from the beautiful city of Florence and into the Tuscan hills, Mr S and I sat back as a driver from the Four Seasons Firenze drove us into the beautiful Chianti region. Characterised by undulating green peaks, large vineyards, olive groves and small villages; Chianti was utterly beautiful. It was a fairly short drive… Read more »

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Fine Dining in Florence

As well as trying some gorgeous trattoria for lunch, Mr S and I also ate in some of Florence’s top fine dining restaurants. My favourite place that we visited was Borgo San Jacopo, or BSJ, which is perched right over the Arno river with a stunning view of the Ponte Vecchio. It’s also rather special moment… Read more »