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Picture of the week!

Picture of the week!

Time for a Green Carnation?

Be a Normandy traveller – our insider essentials

Be a Normandy traveller – our insider essentials

This could have been called 'don't do what we did' ... useful info about driving, WIFI, getting into places for free and a little bit more.

Holiday health help

Holiday health help

All about finding a doctor, a dentist, a chemist, out of hours help, your EHIC card... and some very useful phrases because mime can only get you so far.

Emergency help

Emergency help

We hope your travels aren't this exciting... But if they are we have emergency phone numbers and useful phrases to get you through (and an excuse to use this gorgeous postcard of a French fireman).

Click to flick through the postcards so far

  • Our week of Bénédictine cocktails
  • How Paul Signac discovered the finer points of art, in Les Andelys
  • Harlette, or was that harlot? Of Falaise
  • Life in beautiful Belle Epoque Bagnoles de l'Orne
  • Duvall, the Dandy highwayman from Domfront
  • Cherbourg, torpedoes and a Tsar in the playground
  • Squirrels, soldiers and silk at Le château de Couterne
  • A baptism of fire on Juno Beachhttp://www.normandythenandnow.com/a-baptism-of-fire-on-juno-beach-6-june-1944/

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The brocante lovers guide

Some people are born brocante lovers, others wake up one morning in a room of Ikea perfection and realise it lacks a certain something. That something is originality, personality and…

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The journey so far

The journey so far

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