Fine dining in London: review of the Northall Restaurant

After a truly magical evening at the Corinthia 5 star Hotel in London for diner, I felt I had to share my experience with you! Being French I think it is in my genes to love good food, so I did not feel guilty the day I realized fine dining had become one of my biggest hobbies in life. However, I do not believe fine dining means expensive restaurants, pretentious 7 lines complicated dish names or even awards or Michelin stars. From my personal perspective, fine dining is the result of a combination of quality ingredients, creativity, savoir-faire, service and atmosphere. … Continue reading

May Day & the Tradition of muguet in France

Oh, how wonderful spring is! With its bees, flowers, sun and rain (well, yes we have rain all year round in England). I know spring began on March the 20th and that it is a bit late to get excited about it, but what sometimes is ignored is that from ancient times to the present different countries have celebrated a spring festival on the 1st of May. Luckily, England is one of those… so we can nowadays enjoy a public holiday! Indeed in England we celebrate the spring festival and also the International Worker’s Day. Well, the 1st of May is public … Continue reading

Le Canal du Midi: The Best way to discover the South of France!

If you are looking for a relaxing and peaceful yet exciting vacation the Canal du Midi in the South of France might be the ideal destination you haven’t thought about… yet! Try to picture yourself slowly discovering one of the most beautiful areas of France at your pace on a narrow barge… The Canal is a dream for those looking to escape the stressful city live, go on a great and fun family holiday or simply enjoy the very best of French delights with friends, family or your beloved one. The Canal is part of the French cultural heritage but … Continue reading

The French Pyrenees: The ski destination no one talks about!

It is still skiing season and we just cannot wait to get our tablet or smartphone ready for lunch break and start browsing around for great all-inclusive deals to the Alps! Let’s be honest, we all love hating the cold days as we know they give us the perfect excuse to book an adrenaline- packed holiday followed by delicious cosy food and probably some after-ski drinks! It is so cold…so it is all allowed! But why not being different for once? If you are not keen on going to France and only hear people speaking English, and feel like one … Continue reading