French Brocante @Bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

What’s So Special About French Brocantes?

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Tell me there’s a brocante nearby and I’m there! If I start off another blog post with “one of my favorite things,” please excuse me. It’s just that it’s so hard for me to contain myself when describing some of the fun things to …

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Christmas in Uzes @Bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Christmas in Uzes? Here’s a Preview

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This year I plan to stay in France for the Christmas holiday. Friends say there’s nothing in the world quite like it. One year I was in Uzes until late December so I got a hint of how special the atmosphere is around here. …

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Uzes photo by @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

7 Great Ideas for An Awesome Autumn Weekend Around Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Autumn is my favorite time of year in Uzes. The tourists have left, or at least the crowds are gone. The weather is cool. The colors of nature and the man-made village walls, homes and regal buildings are all the shades of red and yellow against …

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Atelier des Ours @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

French Fashion: Bobo Style

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Now that I’m settled in France, I’m beginning to understand why I love it here. I’m a hopeless romantic. It didn’t happen by accident that I live in a tower apartment. I’m a princess. Or at least, I always wanted to be one. If …

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Sable de Camargue winery Wines Provence @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Eat & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Sable de Camargue A Most Unusual Place for a French Vineyard

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This article was previously published by Insiders Abroad. Our Barefoot Blogger describes how she was exploring the wild, natural landscape of the Camargue and “stumbled” across the wines that fall into the “Sable de Camargue” category. Flamingos and Tidewater: A Most Unusual Place for a …

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Roman History @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

A Bridge To The Past: The Roman History of France Revisited

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A visit back to Pont du Gard and Nimes with my guest from the US reminded me how much history is so close to me in the south of France. Revisit some of the Roman past with a tour to Nimes — one of …

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French Flag @PerfProvence
Barefoot BloggerLearning French

A Funny Thing Happened In French Today

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: I’ve been putting off picking up my free pass to Pont du Gard for years now. Anyone who can prove they live in the Gard can get one. My friend and neighbor, Rich, said I’d murmured about it long enough. He was going to …

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Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Sculpture #Antibes #FrenchRiviera @BfBlogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages in Provence

Antibes in Two Days: Moonlight and Absinthe

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As long as I can remember I’ve dreamt about Antibes. When thoughts of the tiny dot-of-a-place on the French Rivera came to my mind, I’d imagine myself lounging on the deck of a massive yacht. Sipping champagne. Dining in the moonlight. Sigh… Little did …

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Artist home near Uzes @bfblogger2015
Artists Inspired by ProvenceBarefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Inside A French Artist’s Home

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Each time I begin a blog post, it seems to start off with “One of my favourite things in France is ….” Sorry about that, but every day, every experience in this wonderful new world of mine seems to be better than the last. …

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Abrivado in Uzes Fete Votive @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Summer’s in Full Swing in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Tourism in France is down from the norm some say. In Uzes and the villages in the south of France that I’ve visited recently, it’s hard to tell. There’s lots going on and plenty of people around to enjoy it all. Fete Votive in …

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