My Provence… Aixploring Provence with Erin Jordan

Greetings dear readers and friends. I’m very excited to bring you the latest addition to the My Provence interview series – a “conversation” with Erin Jordan of Aixploring Provence tours. Erin and her family have lived in Provence for nearly 8 years and her journey is one of those “oh wow” expat stories you come across…

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My Provence… Travel Tips from Provence-Lover Darina Nykl

Greetings dear readers from a decidedly chilly south of France – looks like fall is here to stay! Today we have a My Provence guest post from blog reader (and writer!) Darina Nykl.  Darina is, besides her full-time job as a secretary, an avid writer. Since she was twelve years old, she has written stories and…

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My Provence… An Interview with Caroline Longstaffe of Shutters & Sunflowers

Hello dear readers from a very wet and rainy south of France. It’s been a stormy week and it looks as if those fall temperatures have finally kicked-in. Well, that definitely gives us a nice excuse to start whipping up some hearty comfort food. I’ve been busy doing some easy fall dishes – like lentils…

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My Provence: An Interview with Aurelie Gilabert of Avignon Gourmet Tours

Greetings from a very sunny / springy south of France. We’ve really been spoiled this week with incredible weather, and I’ve spotted the first tourists making their way around town. As they say in French, “Les beaux jours sont arrivés” – the beautiful days have arrived. This week’s installment of My Provence is a very…

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My Provence: A visit to Les Logis du Bourg

Greetings dear readers from another chilly weekend in the south of France.  I hope all of my American amis had a fantastic Thanksgiving. This time of year always makes me very homesick… so I made up for my lack of turkey and pumpkin pie with a few splurges on early Christmas decorations.  Along with our…

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My Provence: An Interview with Samantha Mureau of Dovetail-Living

It’s with great pleasure that I introduce the next installment of the My Provence interview series.  In past posts, we’ve met folks from all across Provence and I’ve really enjoyed learning about how they came to live in this special corner of the world. Today’s interview features the journey of Samantha Mureau, director of Dovetail-Living Interior…

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My Provence: An Interview with Susana Iwase of Provence Living

I’m very happy to present the next installment of “My Provence” with Susana Iwase of Provence Living. Susana was born in Tokyo, grew up in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Berkeley (California), and traveled extensively for work until she finally found “THE PLACE” to call home. “I can’t imagine living anywhere else now as my family and…

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My Provence: An Interview with Sue Aitken

Hello dear friends and readers. It’s hot, hot, hot in the south of France and already the tourists are making themselves seen (and heard). I’m very pleased to present this latest edition of My Provence, featuring a woman who knows all too well the joys of vacationing in Provence. So much so, in fact, that…

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My Provence: An Interview with Jane Dunning of ‘Thirty-five minutes from St. Tropez’

For this month’s My Provence interview, I’m pleased to present a fellow Provence-lover and the recent author of ‘Thirty-Five Minutes from St. Tropez’… Jane Dunning. Jane shares with us not only her passion for the South of France, but also some fantastic tips for trip-planning in the region. She’s definitely got me dreaming of hopping…

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My Provence: An Interview with Lisa Pepin of Les Pastras Organic Farm

I’m thrilled to feature Lisa Pepin, co-owner of Les Pastras Organic Farm in the Luberon. And talk about a dream life… Lisa & her husband Johann not only live on and maintain the farm, they also conduct tours of the property all year round.  Here’s an excerpt from their Truffle-Hunting tour: “…learn how truffles are…

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