Bordeaux City | Quinconces and the Triangle d’Or district

21 Dec

Bordeaux City is made up of neighbourhoods, each has a different vibe and you can walk them all easily in a day. Quinconces and Triangle d’Or – The Age of Enlightenment in Bordeaux Bordering the old city from the north is the Triangle d’Or district. The architecture mostly dates back to the 18th century and […]

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Discover Chartrons the posh neighbourhood of Bordeaux City

14 Dec

When you visit Bordeaux city, it sometimes feels like there are a series of villages, each a little different from the other. Exploring them is a lot of fun, from the historic centre and the trendy St Pierre district to the vibrant Saint-Michel neighborhood and lovely Chartrons… Chartrons Bordeaux Chartrons, one of the northern districts […]

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Cité du vin the fabulous wine museum of Bordeaux

7 Dec

I saw its swirling shape shimmering on the horizon from the train as I arrived in Bordeaux from Paris. A giant shiny coil on the landscape, futuristic and fabulous. What to see at the Museum of Wine Bordeaux La Cité du Vin is the first place I visited when I arrived and dumped my luggage […]

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Bordeaux City | Historic centre, Sainte Pierre district

27 Nov

Bordeaux is often called the “Sleeping beauty” due to the massive transformation it has undergone in the last two decades. From a gloomy port city covered with dirty facades it has become one of France’s most popular metropoles. Bordeaux has long had a reputation for great wine and gastronomy, but it’s also a trendy hip […]

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6 great reasons to holiday in the French region of Aquitaine

22 Nov

Aquitaine is a corner of France everyone should visit at some point in their holidaying lifetime. Aquitaine is a beautiful region in the South West of France and is one of France’s best kept secrets. Located along the Spanish border and the Atlantic coastline, the region is split into three departments, Arcachon to the north, […]

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