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What to see and do in… Le Castellet

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it’s finally here… the sunshine! We’ve had a downright odd spring for the south of France; with a string of thunderstorms, tropical-like weather (crazy humidity), and many overcast days. And let me assure you, Provençal folks weren’t having any of it and were in the grumpiest moods ever. A […]

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What to See and Do in… Sanary-sur-Mer

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it’s certainly hard to believe that it’s springtime already. We’ve had a long week of rain, thunderstorms, and Mistral-force winds… I’m just hoping that means many, many blooming flowers are headed our way next month. Of course, our “bad weather” is nothing compared to other parts of the world, […]

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What to See and Do in… Toulon

With all the events of the past week in France, it’s hard to get back into the normal groove of life. I’m just comforted by all of the support witnessed during the nationwide gatherings to condemn the horrific acts of terrorism in Paris. I’ve wanted to write more about our “hometown”, Toulon, for some time […]

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What to see & do in… Cassis

Ahh, Cassis.  There are few places that we like visiting more than this picture-perfect village along the sea.  And not only will you find incredible views, but between the brilliant green of the surrounding vineyards, the deep blue of the mediterranean, and the towering beauty of Cassis’ sea cliffs, you’ll be smack-dab in the middle […]

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What to see and do in… St. Tropez

On what was to be our fourth trip to the most famous of all Provençal villages, I was determined to get our weekend visit to St. Tropez “right”. Past trips had been memorable for all the wrong reasons… including one ill-timed winter outing where we were whipped-about by Mistral winds & doused by rain. A couple of […]

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