Life is in the detail

Explore the sleepy coastal towns in South-West France. Whether you want to ride the waves in Biarritz or wander through the streets of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, you will be won over by the Basque charm.

Charlotte H - Original Traveller


Charlotte Houldsworth

Original Travel Expert

I have extensive travel experience throughout Central America, Europe, The Far East and Africa.

My travels


Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Go husky sledding beneath the Northern Lights in Iceland
  • Scuba dive in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Do a coast to coast road trip through America
  • Explore Botswana and Zimbabwe

Best Moments

  • Hiking to the summit of La Rhune to admire the panoramic views of the French coast, the Pyrenees and Northern Spain, whilst standing on the Franco-Spanish border.
  • Skiing through untouched power whilst venturing off piste in Val d'Isere.
  • Sleeping under the stars in the desert on a camel safari in Jaipur, India.
  • Sailing from Colombia to Panama, across the Caribbean Sea, hopping between the beautiful San Blas Islands.
  • Gorilla trekking in Uganda.

Toughest Travel Moment

  • Being burgled in the middle of the night whilst working at a school in Kenya. Not a nice experience for anyone but it would never stop me going back!

Weirdest Travel Moment

  • Having to pose in front of the Taj Mahal while total strangers queued up to take my photo. Certainly the closest I've ever felt to celebrity status.

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