Corsica Road Trip… in photos

Road to Corte

 A Casarella restaurant in Pigna Greetings from a still warm, if a tad less sunny, Provence. It’s hard to believe Continue Reading →

For the love of Paris…

Paris, Place de la Concorde

 Paris, Place de la Concorde The lights, the action, the impossibly chic fashions (with impossibly chic people to match), Paris Continue Reading →

Guest Post… Road Trip to the Gorges du Verdon

Verdon Gorge

 The spectacular Gorges du Verdon (Google images). One of the nicest things about living in Provence is all of the Continue Reading →

A fun and easy summer dish… Ratatouille Quiche

Ratatouille Quiche

  Pretty stand at the Aix-en-Provence market. Greeting dear readers… or as they say in France… salut ! We are in Continue Reading →

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 →