Provence

17 Fantastic French Experiences to Have in 2017 premium
As much as I adore Paris, there’s so much more to discover in the country outside of the City of Light. And since my first trip to France in late 2012, I’ve traveled extensively throughout the country, visiting every region, except the outlying territories. Though there are still plenty of items on my France to-do […]
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November 4, 2016
Plane, Train, or Bus: What’s the Best Way to Travel around France? premium
What is the best way to travel around France? Well, there’s not really a simple answer to that question. It depends. Where are you traveling? How much time do you have? What is your budget? There are many factors that must be considered when determining the best way to travel around France. Let’s assume the […]
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Five Great Getaways within Three Hours of Paris premium
One of the many fabulous things about Paris is its central location, multiple airports, excellent connections, and exceptional train system. Compared to the USA, it’s relatively easy to hop a train or plane and be in a completely different culture and country. Another thing I love about France is its diversity. Within a couple of […]
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6 Small Towns that should be on Your European Itinerary premium
European capitals are among my favorite cities in the world. Paris, Vienna, Prague, Rome, Budapest, and Dublin offer travelers big bang for their bucks. For those who have limited time and/or resources, hitting the main European capital cities easily checks all the boxes when it comes to history, food, culture, shopping, and the quintessential tourist […]
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Back to School: Learning the Art of French Cooking in the South of France premium
In France, food is more than fuel. As the great Julia Child said, “…cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” In fact, like the Olympics, the titles of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France {MOF for short} are handed out every four years to the country’s best pâtissiers, chocolatiers, bakers, cheese and fishmongers, and […]
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6 Places to Visit in Provence premium
French writer, Yvan Audouard, once quipped, “In Provence, the sun rises twice a day–once in the morning and once after nap time.” Indeed, the pace in Provence is a bit slower than Paris. That’s one of the reasons why this French region is one of the places I love escaping to most.
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