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‘Tis the season for Al Fresco dining in France!

10 Aug
Perfectly ripe avocado for al fresco dining

The weather is gorgeous all over France now, so it’s possible to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner outside. And with all the divine fresh produce available in August along with a barbecue and gas hob there’s an almost limitless selection of meals you can create from your campervan kitchen. Here is one of my favourite…

First stop, grocery shopping!

20 Apr

Where can I do a grocery shop, right after I’ve picked up my motorhome? When it comes to grocery shopping, there are lots of choices within ten minutes of our depot. From medium-sized supermarkets to mammoth hypermarkets (that sell everything from inflatable swimming pools to washing machines and every imaginable foodstuff), we have all the…

It’s Watercress Season!

11 Nov

Watercress… A superfood right on our doorstep! The “Cressonnière de Veron” (watercress farm) in our village has just opened its gates for the first time since the spring, and will remain open all winter. Our depot is right in the middle of a village with all sorts of amenities, which means we are lucky enough…

Top Ten French Cheeses

20 Jan

France Motorhome Hire’s Hannah Spurge suggests a shortlist of the must try French cheeses for visitors from overseas This is probably the hardest shortlist anyone ever had to make. With about 400 different cheeses to choose from (56 of which are classified, protected, and regulated under French law!), it takes real front for an English…