The other night, we were flicking through Netflix and happened upon a documentary entitled ‘A Year in Burgundy’ that followed the winemakers of Bourgogne for a full year in their vineyards. I’ve really developed an interest in winemaking and wine tasting over the past few years. We were lucky enough to visit Bourgogne and spend not a quite a year, but a weekend in Burgundy whilst at my friend’s wedding a couple of…

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I had a magical time in Provence last summer. Not in the least because of the sun, sea and sand, but also because of the food and wine. (Well, it is ME, we’re talking about here.) And out of all the food and wine we had, I loved the mussels the most. Why? Because it was a revelation! And at the risk of sounding overly dramatic, allow me to explain…

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There’s something about Menton. From the moment we drove in, via Monaco and Monte Carlo, I knew I was going to love it. Still considered to be one of the best kept secrets on the French Riviera, Menton is the last stop on the French coast before Italy and as a result is a beautiful mix of the two cultures. The old town, with its winding streets and impressive Basilica…

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Sometimes you just see a place and think it would be the perfect place to spend a little time. That’s how I felt about Little Italy in Menton. We walked past this charming little place the day before just as it was closing for lunch and made a mental note to come back. And we were so glad we did. We ordered the house pizza ‘Little Italy‘ upon the recommendation…

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