Beginning with the Côte Rocheuse at Cerbère on the Spanish border and ending on the Côte Sablonneuse just before Leucate in the Aude, the coastline of the Pyrénées Orientales varies from rugged rocky coves to long lazy sandy beaches, offering all manner of opportunities for sea sports and seaside related relaxations.

    UPDATE 2014 There is a visitors centre, open seven days a week, with exhibition following the building of the viaduct, and guided tours available in the ‘jardin des explorateurs’ (demo on how the…

  Collioure   Where the Pyrenees slip down into the Mediterranean sea, where the vineyards come to the edge of the town, where the brightly painted houses reflect the colours of the remaining Catalan Barques…

    LE PUNJAB CURRY HOUSE & TAKE-AWAY (Reviewed 2013) There aren’t that many Indian restaurants here in the P-O full stop, but the good news is that once you’ve found Le Punjab in the heart of Perpignan, you…

Many people of ‘a certain age’ will remember all the fuss about the banning of  Serge Gainsborough’s ‘Je t’aime (moi non plus)’, which only served to make it so much more popular.