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with this collection of travel posts by Mary Murphy

We’ve been daydreaming about extended travel to places like India or Vietnam or the Philippines. We’ve talked about wintering in Italy or Portugal or Albania. So far though, it’s all talk. In the meantime, summer is drawing to a close and autumn is in the air.

Do you have plans?

If you can’t make up your mind where do go, check some of my posts for inspiration. We’re just back from a visit to Normandy, Brittany, and the lovely and much underrated Nantes. We’re popping next door into Croatia later this month. And Sardinia is sticking its head over the parapet.

Life is short. Make the most of it.

Brittany, France

“It’s all very French.” That was one of my more acute observations made all the sharper because we were in France. In Brittany.

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Josselin, France

Let’s have lunch in Josselin, our host suggested. Grand, we said, having never heard of the place.

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This website is just a travel blog. That’s it. It is not a commercial travel site. You will find reviews and links to various services within many of the posts, but they are unsolicited. We include them only because we found them interesting or useful and want to pass them on to our readers. We do not receive money from any of the places listed. We never ask for discounts or free meals or anything in exchange for reviews.