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Across the Café Table with the Travel Belles – My Favorite Souvenir

This post is my submission for the Travel Belles’ monthly “travel chat”, Across the Cafe Table. This month’s question for “the gals” was, What’s you favorite travel souvenir?  Luckily I already had an answer prepped & ready-to-go.  My favorite souvenir is a hand-painted bottle of Mirto liqueur I picked up in Sardinia last month during our honeymoon. […]

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The “Tivoli” of Provence, Beautiful Barjols

We set out early last Saturday for a beautiful village in the heart of Provence Verte (green Provence), Barjols.  Besides having a very well-organized tourist office, we were immediately taken with Barjols’ pretty squares and, the star attraction, its bubbling fountains. There is a downloadable walking tour of the fountain route available on the Provence […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your French

Glorious, Beautiful, Maddening…French Ah, French. This time not about “the French” people, but about their oh-so-beautiful language that can in turn move us deeply or confound us entirely – often at the same time. Granted, I make as many mistakes as the next expat (ranging from funny to outright embarrassing), but the question I’m asked most […]

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