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The best destinations for a UK getaway

You don't need to travel far for a relaxing weekend. The UK is full of beautiful places that provide the perfect setting for a short getaway, whether you're traveling with family, friends or lovers. In addition, these destinations offer activities adapted to each type of traveler. So here are some of the best destinations for a weekend getaway in the UK. – 1. DEVON Often overlooked, Devon offers plenty of things to do and beautiful places to explore on a weekend break. It has lavish hills, a stunning coastline and adventurous activities for all ages. Whether you want to spend your weekend relaxing or enjoying fun activities, Devon will make your getaway unforgettable. Start your day with a hike along the Southwest Coastal Path, the UK's longest national footpath. Start at Minehead and follow the path towards the North Devon coast, continuing along South Devon and ending in Poole Harbor in Dorset. Hiking is also…

The guide to a perfect cruise on the Canal du Midi

Are you looking for the best places to spend a boating holiday in France? The Canal du Midi is a perfect waterway to discover the region. Created in the south of the country in the 1600s, it is a canal that connects Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea. This canal offers many beautiful viewpoints and great attractions along the way. The popularity of this channel is due to the boat rental which is incredibly simple. If you want to explore the waterway and enjoy a relaxing vacation on the water. In this guide to cruises on the Canal du Midi, Locaboat, a boating holiday agency, explains everything you need to know to have a great holiday in this region. – Where is the Canal du Midi? The Canal du Midi is one of the most popular waterways in France. It is located in the Languedoc region, in the south of the country. The Canal provides the link between the Atlantic Ocean and …

The (very) Parisian interview with Sarah Lavoine

Sarah Lavoine has established herself in a few years as a central figure in interior design in France. For Paris Select, she shared her best pleasure addresses in the capital…to be enjoyed without moderation! Sarah Lavoine, you are known for your faultless taste, your sense of color and light… what are the places where you find yourself comfortable, at ease, peaceful? What are your Parisian tips for our readers? ◊ A bar where to bask? Le Loulou, at the Museum of Decorative Arts. ◊ A restaurant to adopt? Lala cooks! The restaurant that I opened with my friend David Lahner in my flagship store on place des Victoires. ◊ A favorite market? The Raspail organic market, one of the rare organic markets in the capital (Sunday morning. Boulevard Raspail, between rue du Cherche-Midi and rue de Rennes, 75006), and also the Marché Président-Wilson. I go there for Joël Thiébault's vegetables, ultra-fresh fish and charcuterie. (Every Wednesday and Saturday. Avenue du President-Wilson, between rue Debrousse and place d'Iéna, 75016 Paris.) ◊ A spa where you can pamper yourself …

7 chic hotels for a golf weekend

Golf is the outdoor activity par excellence and can be practiced in almost all seasons. Perfect for leaving Paris for a few days and clearing your mind. But not just anywhere… Here are 7 dream hotels where to put down your suitcases and combine sport and well-being. – The Domaine de la Bretesche Located in Missillac, just 35 minutes from La Baule and the Gulf of Morbihan, the Domaine de la Bretesche sits enthroned in the heart of a 200 hectare park of exceptional beauty. This superb fortified estate has 25 rooms, 6 junior suites and 9 character villas on one of the most beautiful golf courses in France. Decorated with taste, they are magnified by fabrics branded Rubelli, Kenzo, Manuel Canevas or Pierre Frey and benefit from a breathtaking view sometimes on the XNUMXth century castle, sometimes on the discreet Cour Carrée, its centenary lime tree and its garden. summer. For golf lovers, the Domaine de la Bretesche is the ideal destination since it is the only Relais & Châteaux hotel located on a …

Take off in a private jet for 10 dream destinations

While we live to the rhythm of government announcements, between confinement and curfew (for some regions, both!), it has become increasingly difficult to travel. But despite the restrictions linked to the health crisis, there are a few solutions to escape, while avoiding the risks of commercial aviation. Among them… The private jet option! Whether for a very short distance nationwide or a long-haul flight, the private jet has several advantages. Flexibility, access to a large number of airports not served by airliners, considerable time saving and between us what could be more chic than traveling in the luxurious comfort of a private jet! In addition, it is important to highlight the “confidential” side which promises the health security of private jet travel. Indeed, in these times of Covid, more than ever, traveling in a small group – even alone – represents the ultimate. A must that is, contrary to preconceptions, not reserved only for businessmen and …

Car rental: here is the best agency in Paris

Whether you are a provincial or a tourist from abroad, renting a car in Paris can be a practical solution adapted to your program, especially for getaways outside the city... Culture buff, gourmet lover or bird by night, Paris will satisfy all your most eclectic desires! Steeped in history and an extraordinary heritage, the City of Light never disappoints. The most beautiful city in the world is home to a large number of the most visited monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Opéra Garnier and so many others... These must-see places represent one of the reasons why tourists from all over the world flock in droves. But for several years, Paris has also been the scene of several conferences and other trade fairs. Whether in the field of agriculture, tourism, high-tech or gastronomy, the city organizes more than 400 major professional gatherings each year, such as the Salon de l'Agriculture, the Foire of…

The 10 most beautiful castles to visit around Paris

Less than two hours from Paris hides one of the jewels of French heritage: the Châteaux de la Loire. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Loire Valley is a region that is great to discover. Through this route, it is the whole history of France that we cross and we can only marvel at the beauty of the architecture and the gardens. Among all these marvels, here are our favorite castles to visit. – A bit of history… It is in this valley that there is the greatest concentration of castles in the world. Indeed, wars have not ceased to rage over the centuries to appropriate this beautiful territory bordered by the Loire. Later, around the XNUMXth century, the court of the kings of France settled there. Thus, it is therefore new buildings that have emerged to accommodate all these people. Then in full Renaissance, the existing castles have, for their part and for the most part, been brought up to date at the time. The visit of the Castles of the …