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Day trip // France // Saint Valery Sur Somme

Day trip // France // Saint Valery Sur Somme

Easter weekend was coming up and we didn’t want to let it go by without doing something fabulous. Prices are high over this weekend in Europe though so we needed to keep things fairly low-key and keep it brief. After some research we found a P&O ferry doing a deal for a carload of people from Dover to Calais in France for $24 return with SIX BOTTLES OF WINE FOR FREE. YEP. What was the wine like? It was like drinking wee but still! Cooking wine – hurrah! So off to France before the sun was up, we were. It
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Cinque Terre in 1 Day

Cinque Terre in 1 Day

This beautiful place on earth is Cinque Terre (Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre) on the Italian coast. It’s a  cluster of 5 villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso) ) linked by a 9km hiking trail or for those on a tight schedule, a shuttle train provides unlimited access to the villages for only €10 a day. It’s a colourful haven of tourists and Italians basking in the sun, eating copious amounts of gelato and splashing in the pristine water. From La Spezia the train leaves quite frequently and connects the five villages to each other, making Cinque Terre extremely accessible for tourists
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