Belle Provence Travels

A South of France Blog

Sharing the joys of belle Provence.

Hi, I’m Tuula, a California native who’s been living in the south of France since 2010. I’m a travel writer for International Living magazine and part-time blogger sharing stories of life in belle Provence. Welcome, bienvenue.

A Beautiful Day in Sanary-sur-Mer

Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope you are all safe and well in your respective corners of the world. We’re doing fine, just hoping that things change for the better in the months to come. After a few frosty weeks in the south of France, the sun is starting to shine and life feels …

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Passion for Provence… Book Review & Giveaway

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, I think we all had hoped for a better start to 2021, but we’re staying positive in our corner of the world and looking to a better future ahead. One that includes loads of new adventures and many afternoon apéros spent with family and friends. And I’m thrilled to …

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My Favorite French Christmas Traditions

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, what a doozy of a year this has been! We’ve had our own share of trials and tribulations on our side of the world (which is putting it quite mildly) but I’ve never felt so proud of my family and just thankful to be able to see another year …

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My French Platter… Book Review & Giveaway

Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope you’re all safe and well in your corner of the world. Well, it’s an exciting day on the blog. What could be better than an escape to France at the moment? Even a virtual one… I had the pleasure of reading the delightful travel memoir / ultimate escape …

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