Cordes-sur-ciel, France

Listen up, my many admirers. I have found the most romantic place on Earth. To quote the greatest modern poet, Taylor Swift, I was enchanted to enter the fairy-tale world of Cordes-sur-ciel (that’s roughly – excuse my French – Cordes-on-the sky) and to enter a wonderland above the clouds. Unfortunately, pain comes with pleasure, and … More Cordes-sur-ciel, France

Albi, France

Albi is the chief city of the Le Tarn ‘department’ (translation = county), in South West France. A beautifully preserved medieval town, its renown is entrenched by its elevation to prestigious UNESCO world heritage status in 2010. Most of my time in this city was trailing my mother and aunt in a whistle-stop tour of … More Albi, France

Monestiés, France

Proudly proclaiming itself to be one of the ‘most beautiful villages in France’, Monestiés is located North of the equally historic city of Albi in the department of Le Tarn in South-West France. And it is extremely beautiful. Nestled in the countryside, the medieval buildings, bridges and church all are immaculate in this toy village. … More Monestiés, France