We love publishing your reviews. They’re honest (mostly!) objective, (hopefully) unrelated to advertising (bien sûr!) and cover a wide range of tastes, prices, and places. You might not always agree, the chef might be having a bad day, your standards might be higher….or lower – but they give you an idea of what’s available.
You have probably crossed Caixas on your way to visit Castelnou without spotting this commune hidden in the rugged heart of the Aspres.
Across the bridge from Ille sur Têt, on the road to Belesta, along a small road on the left running along by the river, lies the ruined village of Casenoves, (‘new houses’ in Catalan).
Callinectes sapidus (coming from the Greek calli meaning “beautiful”, nectes meaning “swimmer”, and the Latin sapidus meaning”savoury”), or, easier to pronounce, the ‘Blue Crab’, has arrived in the P-O.
Traditional British style sausages and bacon back in the P-O
I-CAD, the agency in charge of the National Identification File for domestic pets in France, is warning about a scam, aimed to defraud pet owners who have lost their pets.
News of a government scheme going round offering roof insulation for the symbolic sum of 1€ (Isolation à 1 euro) IS genuine, put in place to encourage homeowners to improve the energy consumption!
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
From 30th September to 13th October some of the best restaurants around France, including the P-O, are taking part in a campaign to get people who would not normally eat out to do so.
As usual, PO Life brings you walks, restaurant reviews, recipes, airport news, French and English language exercises, silly jokes, days out…… and a host of talented guest writers who have volunteered (or been volunteered) to be your personal guides around the region.