Belle Provence Travels

A South of France Blog

Sharing the joys of living in Provence.

Hi, I’m Tuula, a California native who’s been living in the south of France since 2010. I’m a travel writer for International Living magazine and part-time blogger sharing stories of life in belle Provence. Welcome, bienvenue.

My French Platter… Book Review & Giveaway

Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope you’re all safe and well in your corner of the world. Well, it’s an exciting day on the blog. What could be better than an escape to France at the moment? Even a virtual one… I had the pleasure of reading the delightful travel memoir / ultimate escape …

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Snapshots from the Dordogne

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, thank you for hanging in there with me. Needless to say, 2020 has thrown us a lot of curve balls, and I haven’t been able to write as much as I’d like to this year.

Forest walks and mirabelle tarts in the Lorraine, France

Greeting dear readers and friends. I hope you are all safe and well in your corner of the world. It’s certainly been tough to find a moment to write during the ups and downs of summer. We still count ourselves among the lucky ones who have been able to travel around France a bit in …

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Introducing… Esterelle: Curators of beautiful Provençal fabrics

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, things are really looking up in our corner of the world… hope your days and weeks have been full of many bright spots. Today, I’d like to send you (virtually) some of the south of France sunshine we’ve been blessed with these past few weeks.


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