What to do in Provence… in the Spring

Greetings dear readers and friends. What an absolutely lovely time of year in Provence! We managed to make it to the beach in Bandol this morning at around 9am (a small miracle) and there was not another soul around. We spent a peaceful hour or so before a few families showed up, and what a… Continue reading What to do in Provence… in the Spring

Understanding the French… a few tips for getting the most out of your travels

Since summer is officially here, and it is officially the most beautiful (and busiest!) time in Provence, I thought it would be a good idea to re-visit a few of the “travel tips” to keep in mind when coming to France. These are just a few of my thoughts, and you can certainly find many… Continue reading Understanding the French… a few tips for getting the most out of your travels

Weekend in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Greetings from a chilly south of France. Luckily, after a series of nasty storms, a touch of sun is forecast for this week... but until then, it's been another weekend full of movies & hot soups.  And as the saying goes, you don’t appreciate what you have until it’s gone - these cold, winter days… Continue reading Weekend in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

Guest post… My Favorite Holiday in Provence

Well, we've had more than a few rainy days here in Provence and looking at the photos from this post has definitely lifted my spirits. Between you and me, there's nothing I'd love more than to dip my toes in those sandy beaches...the countdown to spring has officially started chez nous. This week we have… Continue reading Guest post… My Favorite Holiday in Provence

The Best of Avignon

I'm very lucky to present a guest post by Sue Aitken, owner of the fabulous Bountique Provençale and pretty much an expert extraordinaire on all things Provence.  If you've been following the blog, you're sure to remember her savvy post on Sanary-sur-Mer where she's lucky enough to be a sometime resident (my dream city!).  Today she shares with us… Continue reading The Best of Avignon