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Nov 16, 2014 by


We are here to see Nancy’s famous art nouveau. More Oh dear. More like spot the art nouveau details. What a let-down. Sixty-seven Must See buildings are listed. We visited every single one. Some are more Amityville than Art Nouveau. Less than a handful are worth seeing. With the benefit of hindsight, we would pass […]


Nov 9, 2014 by


France failed to work its charm on this visit. Maybe it was because Alsace-Lorraine did not feel like France. It could be excused if it suffers something of an identity crisis because France and Germany fought over it many times.Strasbourg is French but to get the feel of France you have to go to an […]

The Day We Met Nigel Farage

Nov 8, 2014 by


With the world and his wife banging his door for an interview, we managed to blag one with Nigel Farage. Meeting him was a total fluke. We booked a holiday in Nancy, it’s in France, then found it does not have an international airport so had to fly to Strasbourg. We were hard pressed to […]