Posts by Emma-Louise

Welcome to St.Tropez

boats at st tropez harbour

St Tropez harbour Welcome to St.Tropez. “Get fresh, gotta stay fly”….that may be the ever so popular song that springs into some people’s mind when hearing the words St. Tropez. However the ‘real’ St. Tropez is far from that. Its coastal chiqueness is easily accesible to Al Fresco customers staying in the Cote D’Azur. I [...]

Chef of the Year competition – La Baume cook off

The day started early and off I went to shop for the ‘cook off’ ingredients. I was nervous and excited about putting the recipe I’d been given to the test  which was Mexican chicken eatsas! After all, my cooking skills were being put to the test as well! The recipes were provided by our budding [...]

Fun and laughter on La Baume

I arrived outside the campsite gates of ‘La Baume’ feeling very nervous and unsure about what lay ahead of me for the rest of the season. However that soon vanished as I was greeted with a warm smile by the lovely ladies on reception. Driving through the campsite and heading towards where I would be living [...]

Fun in the sun…in a canoe!

Image of Roquebrune in the south of France

At long last Katie and I had decided to tick off another place on our ‘where we have visited’ list, hurray! With only a few precious weeks left to soak up the atmosphere and more importantly the sunshine in the Cote D’Azur, Katie and I were up bright and early on Tuesday morning. Don’t worry it [...]

Ship Ahoy! Eating out in St Raphael.

So the kids’ club team and I decided to have a girly night! YES. After lots of discussions we decided on heading into St Raphael to sink a few ships and enjoy the delights of ‘Le Corsaire’. The restaurant was kindly recommended to us by an Al Fresco customer on La Baume campsite and given [...]

Grab a bargain at the traditional Frejus market.


Hearing the hustle and bustle going on round the corner in Frejus market and being my inquisitive self I decided to stroll on over and see what was happening. As I approached I could see lots of different market stalls. The smell of fresh home-grown produce was in the air. ‘Elles sont belles elles sont belles mes [...]

Kids! Come and join the club

Bursting with excitement Rebecca and I, rushed to the Al Fresco kids club tent on our grand opening at ‘La Baume’ campsite in the Cote D’azur. As we approached it we spotted lots of excited faces amongst all the hustle and bustle,  the first of many to enter into the magical world of the Al Fresco kids [...]

Love food and a snip of history in Brittany?

Dol-de-bretagne town buildings

If you like french food but don’t want to travel too far for the real deal, then the round table at in Brittany could be for you! Just a few minutes in the car from Chateau des Ormes campsite, we arrived at a quirky little ville called Dol-de-Bretagne.  The groups first impression of Dol’s quaint town was that [...]