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Making the Perfect Fraisier…with Guest in the City

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well, summer is just around the corner and I couldn’t be happier. Now starts the long beach days, longer lunches (capped off with a few glasses of rosé of course), and a general “slowing down” of life in the south – the time of year when Provence really shines. And… Continue reading Making the Perfect Fraisier…with Guest in the City

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The Sunday Brocante at Isle-sur-la-Sorgue… in photos

Greetings dear readers and friends! We’re enjoying the long Pentecost weekend over here and thought it would be a nice time to share with you another great experience I had while visiting the Vaucluse a few weekends ago. I had Sunday morning all to myself and it was quite difficult to decide how to spend my… Continue reading The Sunday Brocante at Isle-sur-la-Sorgue… in photos

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Jean-Marc Villard’s Cooking School in Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends! I’m thrilled to share with you a wonderful day I had attending a cooking class in the Luberon. Besides being an absolutely stunning region, my day spent at Jean-Marc Villard’s Cooking School was an unforgettable (and delicious!) experience. I’ll just have to take a minute to set the scene here…… Continue reading Jean-Marc Villard’s Cooking School in Provence

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A Beautiful Weekend at Château Autignac

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well, it’s turning out to be a beautiful spring in Provence… but of course, would we expect anything less? With the blooming wildflowers, growing grapevines, and sun-washed beaches, the South of France is living up to its reputation as one of the prettiest spots in Europe. And we were lucky… Continue reading A Beautiful Weekend at Château Autignac

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What to do in Provence… in the Spring

Greetings dear readers and friends. What an absolutely lovely time of year in Provence! We managed to make it to the beach in Bandol this morning at around 9am (a small miracle) and there was not another soul around. We spent a peaceful hour or so before a few families showed up, and what a… Continue reading What to do in Provence… in the Spring

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Learning to Live in Provence… One Sip at a Time (*Book Giveaway*)

Greetings dear readers and friends!  Well, it’s turning into a season of book giveaways and I couldn’t be happier. Especially having just zipped through the altogether charming, and downright hilarious, book:  One Sip at a Time: Learning to Live in Provence. Keith Van Sickle, who makes his home-base in Silicon Valley, California, takes us on… Continue reading Learning to Live in Provence… One Sip at a Time (*Book Giveaway*)

Featured Article · Markets

Market of the Month… Le Grande Marché in Aix-en-Provence

Greeting dear readers and friends! Well, spring is finally here, hurray! Of course winters in Provence are not as terrible as elsewhere in the world, but we do get our share of bad weather, whipping Mistral winds, and the occasional thunderstorm. So these first few rays of sunshine and blooming flowers are greatly appreciated. And… Continue reading Market of the Month… Le Grande Marché in Aix-en-Provence