Le Mas des Oules – an estate in Provence for all the family

Le Mas des Oules – an estate in Provence for all the family

“Where could we go that would allow all of us to be together but not on top of each other ? Grandma wants to come, the kids will need to play around, and our friends Franck and Lucy would like to join us. Gosh, this is not going to be an easy search !” I hear you say.
Tell you what, I got you sorted ! Le Mas des Oules in Provence is a vast estate with several houses of various sizes to rent and a lovely style. So you can be together without being together if you see what I mean !

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Amsterdam week – live like a local in the city’s best rentals

Amsterdam week – live like a local in the city’s best rentals

By now, I should probably have called this the Amsterdam fortnight but all good things come to those who wait. Today and to conclude the series (which covered a review and a selection of hotels and B&Bs) here are several pretty holiday rentals for you and your family.

And to get you in the mood, I recommend you check Kate’s stunning photos of the city.

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Review Mercure Amsterdam Arthur Frommer – Amsterdam week

Review Mercure Amsterdam Arthur Frommer – Amsterdam week

Next week, Amsterdam will have its third festival of lights, where artists magnify the city with light sculptures, projections and installations. All major museums and institutions also organise light-related activities. It couldn’t be a better time for me to launch the Amsterdam week that I had planned for some time.

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Jolies choses – 16 novembre a love for stationery

Jolies choses – 16 novembre a love for stationery

How is everyone ? Do you have one of the seasonal bugs flying around or are you in good form and enjoying the last few weeks of autumn ? We had a bit of a sick week here. I lost my voice for a whole day which never happened to me before. Good thing I’m a geek as I could still continue conversations online :-).

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A New Forest luxury cottage for the family – the Old Sir Walter Tyrell

A New Forest  luxury cottage for the family – the Old Sir Walter Tyrell

Who doesn’t love the New Forest ? With its proximity to London, it’s acres of forests, its great hotels and restaurants, it’s the perfect weekend escape. You can go the luxury hotel route or try to book the famous The Pig (do it months in advance). Or you can try to rent a nice luxury cottage for a group of friends or the family.

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