Beach French Riviera Nice Marc Chagall
Artists Inspired by ProvenceBarefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Nice is Nice but Marc Chagall Makes It Nicer

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: To say the Côte d’Azur city of Nice is all about fancy beach clubs, great French and Italian food and the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean, you’d be right. It’s all that… … and more. Nice was the home of artist Marc Chagall …

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Antibes Doors Windows
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Falling in Love with the Doors and Windows of Antibes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: I was so impressed by the doors and windows of Antibes I couldn’t wait to show you! While organising photos from my recent trip to Antibes, I was so excited I just HAD to show you the photos of just the doors and windows. …

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Visiting Antibes French Riviera
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Visiting Antibes Again? The French Riviera Just Gets Better

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Last summer was the first time I visited Antibes. Afterwards I realized how much I love the place and I started scheming how to return. Thanks to author-friend Patricia Sands, I had the perfect excuse. She invited me to come back to play! …Continue reading …

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Best Fish Soup bouillabaisse Chez Fonfon
Barefoot BloggerSoupTaste: Eat & Drink

Sete or Marseille Find Out Which One Has the Best Fish Soup

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: While we’re on the subject of Sete from our recent train-from-Barcelona post, there’s a question that fish soup lovers who visit the South of France want to know. What’s the difference between Marseilles’ bouillabaisse and Sete’s fish soup? Which town has the best fish soup? …

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Uzes Restaurant in Places des Herbes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Eat & Drink

Winter Market in Uzes: It’s Not Quite the Same

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you’ve visited the Saturday Market in Uzes during tourist season and hate the crowds, you should be here in February. The market is almost the same, minus the throngs of people. This weekend’s market day was sunny and cold — a crisp 45 …

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Mas d'Augustine Garden @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerBed & Breakfasts in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals

Life in the “Off” Season: Mas d’Augustine a Chambre d’Hotes in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Time to check back in at Mas d’Augustine and find out how the owners and managers, Jane and Gary Langton, are spending their time with no guests, but plenty of chores. As we visit the Langtons, it appears that Jane has quite a few projects …

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Truffle hunting un France @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Eat & Drink

Homage to Truffle Hunting Pigs in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Saturday night I served a fancy pork terrine bought in the Loire Valley to friends who were in town for the Black Truffle Festival. That bite of pork could have been my last. I’m in love with pigs. I’ve always had an attraction to pigs, …

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Mas d'Augustine Chambre d'Hote Uzes
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Eat & Drink

Olive Picking at Mas D’Augustine near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s olive time at Mas d’ Augustine. I’ve just been for my morning stroll around the gardens, checking what needs to be done today, as even in the winter there is always so much to do to make sure we have a beautiful garden ready …

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Jane Langton at Mas d'Augustine @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerBed & Breakfasts in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals

An Expat’s Life in A Chambre d’Hôtes in France: Jane’s Story

Contributor blog post by Deborah: After visiting new friends Jane and Gary Langton at Mas d’Augustine, the chambres d’hôtes they own and run in the south of France, I asked if they would share their “inside” stories with me and Barefoot Blogger followers. Happily, they agreed! …Continue reading here for more …

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Uzes views @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Eat & Drink

Uzes: A Culinary Journey in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: You would be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the best place to experience French food. However, surprisingly many would argue against such a claim. While it is at the forefront, and to some extent the gateway to French cuisine for the average traveler, …

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