Day 4 in Provence – Gordes market, Village Des Bories, Musee de la Lavande

Day 4 – Gordes Market> Village des Bories> Musee de la Lavande> Lunch at Carcarille> check-in at Avignon hotel> Dinner at L’Essentiel I was so reluctant to check out from our hotel as I knew it would be the best hotel we stayed at during our trip. I totally fell in love with the scenic Gordes and … More Day 4 in Provence – Gordes market, Village Des Bories, Musee de la Lavande

Day 3 in Provence – Gordes, Sault, Rustrel, Les Agnels Lavender Distillery, Roussillon

Day 3 – Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque> Sault> The Colorado Provençal> Les Agnels Lavender Distillery> Orche trail at Roussillon> Dinner at Les Bories Hotel We spent 2 nights staying in Gordes.  Looking back, we made the right choice staying here rather than the other towns. It is in a perfect central location to explore the Luberon region, as … More Day 3 in Provence – Gordes, Sault, Rustrel, Les Agnels Lavender Distillery, Roussillon

Day 2 in Provence – Valensole, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Gordes

Day 2 – Pick up rental car at Nice airport> Valensole> Bonnieux> Lourmarin > dinner at Gordes I was so glad that Mr Map made it to the hotel late at night as I don’t have a driver licence. People don’t realise that most people from Hong Kong don’t have a drivers licence, because the city … More Day 2 in Provence – Valensole, Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Gordes

Hotel Review in Avignon, France – Hotel de I’Horloge

Hotel de l’Horloge Since we were in Southern France, we decided to spend 2 nights staying at Avignon as there are a few landmarks nearby and the historical center of Avignon is a UNESCO world heritage. It is a beautiful city with some great restaurants. The old city is surrounded by a medieval wall which gives it … More Hotel Review in Avignon, France – Hotel de I’Horloge

Hotel review in Gordes, France – Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé

Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé After picking up our car from Nice Airport, we drove to the Luberon region looking for the famous lavender fields. We read from various guide books that Gordes is a beautiful hillside village and close to the lavender and sunflower fields and so we decided to stay there for 2 nights … More Hotel review in Gordes, France – Hôtel Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé

Hotel Review in Nice, France – Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare

Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare We spent a week in Southern France this summer. As I took a transit flight that landed in Nice, we spent the first night at Ibis Style Nice Centre Gare before picking up our car from the airport the next morning to explore Provence and other areas in Southern France. We … More Hotel Review in Nice, France – Ibis Styles Nice Centre Gare

Hotel review in Lake George, US – Holiday Inn Lake George Turf

Holiday Inn Lake George Turf Since Mr Map & I travelled to New York before, we wanted to take a road trip away from the city and explore somewhere new. I was recommended by my friend who lives in New York to spend few days in Lake George and enjoy the countryside during the fall … More Hotel review in Lake George, US – Holiday Inn Lake George Turf

Day 6 in London – Shoreditch, Brick Lane Market, Oxford Street

Day 6 – Shoreditch > Brick Lane Market > Oxford Street With Mr Map flying back home, my solo day in London started with a guilty pleasure for breakfast. I’m always intrigued by small differences in McDonald’s menus from country to country, and so decided to fill myself up with another breakfast wrap! Since it was Sunday, it … More Day 6 in London – Shoreditch, Brick Lane Market, Oxford Street

Day 5 in London – Camden Town, Little Venice, King’s Cross, Arsenal Stadium

Day 5 – Boat ride from Camden Town > Fortnum & Mason at St Pancras > Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross > Arsenal’s Stadium We started our day with a traditional English breakfast nearby our hotel. Besides having the traditional English afternoon tea, you must try a full English breakfast, and I’m not just talking about a … More Day 5 in London – Camden Town, Little Venice, King’s Cross, Arsenal Stadium