Hidden beach town in Normandy

Summer has not end yet! Even I save my 2 weeks paid leaves for next year, it does not mean I will stay at home and not travelling. Well, this was actually back in July, I was still very sick after came back from my previous holiday in the southwest of France. Yet, I forced…

One day trip to Monet Garden

It’s spring time and it is a perfect time to go to Monet Garden in Giverny, France. One of the most beautiful garden in France – I believe. For those who doesn’t know Monet, he was a french painter, a founder of French Impressionist painting. Most of his paintings are landscape painting, nature, and French…

5 reasons to visit Mont Saint Michel

Today, I would like to write an article why you must include Mont Saint Michel in your travel bucket-list. This majestic abbey is located in northwestern France, Normandy and welcomes more than 2.5 million tourists per year (source: click here). I had a chance to have a quick visit last summer. And I wish that…

Sunny winter in Deauville

Sun was finally up in Normandy last Saturday. I think almost every one in Normandy or we call them les normands went out that day. Well, that’s what we do when the sun comes out. It has been cloudy, cold and sometimes rainy since the beginning of 2019 until last Monday. The weather started to…

Hidden garden in Etretat

Have you ever been to Etretat before? Etretat is a little town in the Upper Normandy, arround 30 km from the main city, Le Havre. Étretat is best known for its chalk cliffs, including three natural arches and a pointed formation called L’Aiguille or the Needle, which rises 70 metres (230 ft) above the sea (source…

Throwback Thursday: Little Swiss in Normandy

In the spirit of #throwbackthursday and how I finally proud living in Normandy :p , I will show you my sweet trip to Bagnoles de l’Orne in Lower Normandy. At first, I had no idea where the town is, I simply found the town when I was searching a weekend great deal on travelbird website….

Hello from Dieppe!

  Dieppe is one of coastal town located in Upper Normandy which famous with their scallops and seafood. Two weeks ago we went to this town to taste some of Dieppe’s culinaire and visit the famous “Marché de Dieppe“(read: Dieppe’s market). The market is the lively Saturday morning in downtown Dieppe. A popular meeting place for…

What I love about Rouen

I’ve been moving to different cities across France – from the south to the north, and now I’m currently stuck in the capital city of Normandy, Rouen. It’s been more than two years living in Normandy, but I’ve never written about Rouen. I usually visit the town on Saturday and when it was not raining….

A weekend getaway to Lower-Normandy : a trip to remember WWII

It was May 8th, 1945, which is generally known as victory day in Europe, when Nazi Germany’s is finally surrendered to Allies of WWII and the war with Germany was over. Well, my travel story started when i was too excited to know that my Company let their employees to enjoy this May 8-9th bank…