Bordeaux in Summer: Tips for Visiting

Last summer we spent a week in the Bordeaux region of France and it was one of the best trips we’ve taken. Bordeaux itself blends beautiful architecture with a relaxed vibe. There is a fantastic culinary scene to enjoy on the terraces of sublime squares dating back centuries. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Saint…

Camping on Texel, the Western Frisian Islands of the Netherlands

A couple of summers back, a group of four of us decided to go camping on Texel, the easiest of the West Frisian Islands to reach from Amsterdam. What better occasion for a camping trip out of the densely populated Randstad region of Holland than the 4th of July. So we all thought. Well ok,…