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Soul Revive Retreat at Ashtanga Yoga Shala Provence

Greetings from a very hot south of France! The beaches are full and everyone is in vacation-mode… meaning things are very lente, slow, here in Provence. And speaking of a perfect time to relax and unwind… I had the absolute most relaxing and insightful time at the Soul Revive Retreat at Ashtanga Yoga Shala Provence in June.… Continue reading Soul Revive Retreat at Ashtanga Yoga Shala Provence

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What to do in Provence… in the summer

Greetings dear readers and friends. Summer is here! And let me just say, thank goodness… this is by far the most exciting time of the year in the South of France. In our little corner of Toulon, the beaches are not quite full yet in the morning which makes for great strolls along the seaside and… Continue reading What to do in Provence… in the summer

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Beautiful beaches of the Var… La Mitre “creeks” in Toulon

Greetings dear readers and friends!  Well, you would think that summer is already in full-swing here in the south… the weather is gorgeous (except for a bit of rain today!), the beaches are full, and tourists are making their first appearances along “the Côte”. Not to mention the locals who are stocking up on everything… Continue reading Beautiful beaches of the Var… La Mitre “creeks” in Toulon

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You might be living in France if… (part 2)

 Cheese, glorious cheese. Greetings dear readers and friends! Well, first of all, thank goodness it’s May. We’ve finally got some of that famous South-of-France weather kicking around which means beach and picnic-days are just around the corner. And it seems like everyone is in a great mood because, let me tell you, we had a… Continue reading You might be living in France if… (part 2)

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Market of the Month… Saint Tropez

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it looks like we’re finally seeing some spring weather come our way… it’s been quite a long, wet winter here in Provence, but thankfully that’s what makes this place so green all year round. And for all of the complaining about the long winter months in the south, a… Continue reading Market of the Month… Saint Tropez

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A “lavender-filled” Review & Giveaway from Clara en Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends! We have a fantastic “lavender-filled” giveaway today! I was delighted to be contacted by the folks at Clara en Provence to do a review of their products and offer a chance to to win a selection of Provence-themed goodies (difficult not to hold onto a few for myself!). Clara en… Continue reading A “lavender-filled” Review & Giveaway from Clara en Provence

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Packing for Provence… 12 Essentials for your South-of-France Getaway

 Setting sail off the coast of Cassis Winter in Provence is a time to bundle-up, grab your raclette machine and fire up some tasty cheese-laden potatoes, and start dreaming of the spring and summer months to come. At least that’s what gets us through the winters here… given it was a tender 7°C today (with… Continue reading Packing for Provence… 12 Essentials for your South-of-France Getaway