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12 Tips for Traveling in Provence

It’s here! Spring has arrived… and not a minute too soon. This past weekend was the first sunny one we’ve had in the last 3-4 weeks. And it wasn’t much better before that… Snow, we had snow this year. It snowed in our front yard and covered our house and yes, it was magical… but […]

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How to Pack for Provence

Winter in Provence is a time to bundle-up, grab your raclette machine and fire up some tasty cheese-laden potatoes, and start dreaming of the spring and summer months to come. At least that’s what gets us through the winters here… given it was a tender 7°C today (with a biting Mistral wind nipping at our […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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