A Glimpse at Les Villages Illuminées

The Equinox has passed, and the weather is returning to its temperamental state of clouds, rain, sunshine, and gusts of bracing winds. Autumn has really made itself at home now that September is turning into October. Where did the time go?

What to do in Autumn in Normandy

The Equinox has passed, and the weather is returning to its temperamental state of clouds, rain, sunshine, and gusts of bracing winds. Autumn has really made itself at home now that September is turning into October. Where did the time go?

Saint Martin de Bréhal

The towns of Saint Martin de Bréhal, Bréhal, and Coudeville sur Mer, share a stretch of golden sands north of Granville on the west coast of la Manche. The area is renowned for its shellfish, especially mussels, and oysters. This particular beach is home to a few of these ocean farms, whose traditional methods stretchContinue reading “Saint Martin de Bréhal”

Pointe Du Hoc

Before the exciting second lockdown, I was able to manage a couple of little coastal adventures. This one is Pointe du Hoc, outside of Criqueville-en-Bessin.

Pointe du Hoc for me is one of the reminders of the importance of the Normandy coastline in the 20th century. It is the littered ruins of structures both on and offshore alongside reels of barbed wire. It is pretty incredible how much history is in the ground here, yet it’s so easy to forget.

La Fosse Arthour: Normandy Walk

Another local adventure with my camera, this time venturing to La Fosse Arthour!

Why Visit Domfront

In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.

D-Day Why Do We Remember?

Normally I do not mix work with politics, but living in Normandy means I am surrounded by history from ancient to modern, and it would be wrong of me to not share! So today’s post may get a bit political and topical so please remember the opinions viewed are my own and all facts willContinue reading “D-Day Why Do We Remember?”

La Baie de Mont Saint Michel

Known to be the fairytale castle of Northern France, Mont Saint Michel is not just an icon. The surrounding area is equally fascinating. Learn a brief history of the mount, as well as La Baie de Mont Saint Michel in this post. Find More Normandy posts here: Why Travel to La Baie de Mont SaintContinue reading “La Baie de Mont Saint Michel”

Moving to Normandy, First Impressions

As requested by like one person… Here’s my first blog about moving from Canada as a white girl to Rural as heck Normandy. Hold onto your hats as it’s windy here and always raining. Here is my take o Moving to Normandy. Moving to Normandy January. New year, new me. That’s how it goes right?Continue reading “Moving to Normandy, First Impressions”

Travel Bug #3: Normandy for Foodies

After being in Canada for two years, I went to visit my parents in Normandy. I forgot how charming the tiny winding roads, patchwork fields, and stylized houses were. Nestled in the heart of lower Normandy, surrounded by apple laden trees, cows and lush green grass, my parent’s house is the epitome of Normandy living.Continue reading “Travel Bug #3: Normandy for Foodies”