Beautiful Beaches of the Var… Plage du Pellegrin

Pellegrin beach

There are many gorgeous beaches in our “department”, the Var, but during the summer we usually return to our trusted Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… Summer at the Sanary Market


There are many great things about summer in Provence, and surely one of the best has to be the markets. Continue Reading →

Understanding the French… a few tips for getting the most out of your travels


 Local festival in the village of Collobrières Since summer is officially here, and it is officially the most beautiful (and busiest!) Continue Reading →

Market of the Month… Saturday morning in Arles

Arles market

Well, there hasn’t been a “market of the month” for quite some time – mainly because I think we’ve visited Continue Reading →

Day-tripping in Cassis

Boat to Calanques

 Port of Cassis Ahh, Cassis.  There are few places that we like visiting more than this picture-perfect village along the Continue Reading →

Guest post… Weekend in Arles

Arles arenes

Today is a great day because 1) it’s Sunday and that means my most ambitious goal of the day is to Continue Reading →

Spring scenes at the Aix-en-Provence Market

Aix-en-Provence Saturday Market

 The Saturday market in Aix We’ve been lucky enough to spend the last few Saturday mornings in Aix-en-Provence and I Continue Reading →

My Provence: An Interview with Aurelie Gilabert of Avignon Gourmet Tours

Les Halles

  Greetings from a very sunny / springy south of France. We’ve really been spoiled this week with incredible weather, Continue Reading →