Travel Posts

Beautiful beaches of the Var… La Mitre “creeks” in Toulon

Greetings dear readers and friends!  Well, you would think that summer is already in full-swing here in the south… the weather is gorgeous (except for a bit of rain today!), the beaches are full, and tourists are making their first appearances along “the Côte”. Not to mention the locals who are stocking up on everything […]

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What to See & Do in...

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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Markets of Provence

Market Day in Toulon

If you’re looking to get a flair for multi-cultural Provence, look no further than a morning spent wandering through the main market of Toulon.  Among the sellers pushing their artichokes, olives, and tapenades in the twangy accent of the South, you’ll find a mix of new & long-standing immigrants doing their daily shopping.  Make sure to […]

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