Cinque Terre

One of the many destinations on our travel bucket list was Cinque Terre. Late September, we hopped on a train from Florence and got off at Manarola where we spent two nights. We made the most of the Cinque Terre Express to visit other villages on the coast and hike from Corniglia to Vernazza, and…

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Postcard from Le Perche

Good things take time. This is how Septime has successfully expanded its conscientious lifestyle empire over the years, from the rue de Charonne in Paris to the French countryside in Le Perche. Their hotel / “maison de campagne”, like everything they serve there, sprung very organically from a real estate opportunity and a desire to…

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French Summer part I: Domaine de la Partoucie

Like most French people, we spent our Summer holidays in France this year. Although we did succumb to the Parisians in Marseille cliché (more on that later) we also ventured out to other parts of France we would have never thought of visiting if it weren’t for our new strange reality. One of our favourite…

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