Europe is in a state of trauma, as it stands united against one of the most horrific, dangerous and radical terrorist groups of all time.
The French people have specifically been subjected to some of the worst atrocities within its own borders since WWII. … More A Shining Beacon of Hope
We recently woke up in Arras an hour south of Calais and had a realisation. I really like France!
This was quite an epiphany for me, as I have always discounted France as a favourite as it is just well France. I think it has a lot to do with my childhood and the reoccurring family holidays to Normandy and Brittany. It wasn’t that they weren’t beautiful and fun, but I just didn’t want t be there – I wanted to be in America. I had also visited Paris on numerous occasions with school and work, and had enjoyed them but not as much as recently. … More A French Epiphany
Whilst driving to Europe a few months back, we had planned on visiting the Belgian city of Brussels. However as previously blogged it was literally days after the monstrous attacks that rocked us all, therefore we had to adjust our route. This meant spending our final day’s holiday across the border in France. … More Standing in the footsteps of Heroes