France the home of honeymoon romance

Your honeymoon is your time to spend with your loved one so that you can treasure a special alone time and build memories that will last throughout your marriage. If you are looking for the perfect destination where you can do this then you may want to think about heading to France. France is universally […]

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Var is a department of France

Var is a department of France that is located on the South coast. It is just west of Cote d’Azur and despite not being part of this exclusive region it certainly still houses some of the most exclusive resorts anywhere in France, being the home of the famed region of St Tropez. There are miles […]

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Church Sainte-Croix Bordeaux

The Church Sainte-Croix is in Bordeaux, France.  Its abbey is an ancient Benedictine monastery. Although the abbey was founded in the seventh century, the present church was built towards the end of the eleventh century and in the early twelfth century.  With a Romanesque facade, it has the shape of a Latin cross. The building consists of a […]

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Bordeaux – What’s On in Spring 2009

Bordeaux is less than an hour-and-a-half from London by air. Take your tipple by the glass in a chic bar or by the bottle with local gastronomy in a side-street bistro. Whatever your pleasure, Bordeaux has something to whet every appetite and the region itself produces more than food and drink – there is so […]

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Villa Holidays with a touch of luxury

Interviewed in a recent article in the Financial Times, Viva the Villa, Villa Book director, Edward Marquis, confirmed that in these difficult economic times, there are plenty of signs already that holidaymakers are opting for a villa holiday over a hotel holiday. In fact, over the last few months, The Villa Book has seen a […]

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Winter Breaks in Paris

This winter many of us are waking up to all the usual hallmarks of a British winter: wrapping up warm, de-icing the car and latching on to the nearest radiator.  Winter is many people’s least favourite season, probably best explained by how – besides summer – it is the most popular season to go away […]

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