Dinan, France

Dinan shouldn’t be confused with Dinard. Although they sound similar, one is a lovely little Breton town near Saint-Malo, while the other is a lovely little Breton town near Saint-Malo. After leaving Perros-Guirec, we passed through the oyster fishing port of Saint-Brieuc, navigating through road closures, cobbled streets and a few one way signs that were almost certainly pointing in the wrong direction, before arriving … Continue reading Dinan, France

Normandy & Brittany Coast, France

There’s nothing much more romantic than the seaside. So what better place to take Nicola for Valentine’s Day than the D-Day beaches of northern France? This is how we ended up on Juno Beach in Normandy at 7am on a Saturday morning. We stood there, fresh off the cross-channel ferry and shivering a little in the morning sea air. At every village along the coast, … Continue reading Normandy & Brittany Coast, France