The Provençal Christmas Market at Château de Berne

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well things have sure cooled down here... a lot. We’d been really lucky to have sunshine up until about last week and now the real fall / winter temperatures are setting in – as low as 40° F in the morning… and, as you can imagine, that’s pretty low for… Continue reading The Provençal Christmas Market at Château de Berne

5 Fantastic Christmas Markets in Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, I hope this post isn’t too early… This year I am super excited to actually be celebrating Thanksgiving with a good American expat friend of mine. She’s from South Carolina, so she’s got the southern thing all figured out and I’ll try to throw in a dash of California… Continue reading 5 Fantastic Christmas Markets in Provence

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

Market Day 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 Day in Aix-en-Provence

The Aix-en-Provence Christmas Market

Greetings from a sunny, but quite cool, Provence. And as I think I say in almost every post, it’s a great time of year to be in the South of France.  All of the towns and villages are decorated for the holiday season –  twinkling lights are hung around the main squares and neighborhoods, the… Continue reading The Aix-en-Provence Christmas Market