I’ve been in and out of France a few times. I met up with my Mum in Paris, then ventured to the South of France to stay with family friends an explore. I later returned to Paris to film a tv show, and again later with a boyfriend for a weekend of romance.

Carcassonne: More Than Just a Game

Nora Dunn in Carcassonne

I must confess. One of the reasons I wanted to take a day trip to Carcassonne had very little to do with the place itself, or my knowledge of this medieval walled city with a formidable history and a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list. No. It had to … Read More

Winding our Way Through the South of France


“Oh my gosh. I can’t believe it. Just look at that view,” I said, in awe of the vista we were driving by in the south of France. “Yup. I’m sure it’s nice. I’ll take your word for it,” muttered Mum between clenched teeth, eyes tightly closed while squeezing the … Read More

Paris Highlights

Parisian highlights

My time in Paris (as with many European destinations for this short period of my travels) was short and sweet. I would hazard a guess that you could spend the better part of a lifetime exploring the various nooks and crannies of Paris. But in as little as five days, … Read More