Dear Cannes letter #Cannes via @AccessRiviera
Expat LivingRebecca Whitlocke

5 reasons why Condé Nast Traveler readers are wrong about Cannes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Ouch. Cannes has been voted Number 10 place in the list of 2015’s unfriendliest cities of the world as rated by a Readers’ Choice Awards survey by Condé Nast Traveler (and in 2014 they did not fare much better; they claimed Number 2 spot …

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Marche Forville #Cannes #CotedAzur @accessriviera
ExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Top 3 things to do in Cannes outside Festival time

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes has a love/hate relationship with the huge influx of visitors that the annual congrès events and Cannes Film Festival bring to this popular destination. Bars crammed with people, traffic jams and a visible presence of the charming motorbike cops can overwhelm visitors – …

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Port Grimaud great family hang-out

By Jill Cowdry Planning a trip with kids is never easy and my two don’t get excited about much other than a sofa with easy access to an iPad or a friend – so a trip to the St Tropez area had to involve some serious kids fun…Dreamy villages were …

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Travel Suitcase #TravelwithKids #TravelTips @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca Whitlocke

How to survive summer on the French Riviera with kids

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Say what you will about the French Riviera in the summer. Sure, there are traffic jams, crowded public transport, longer queues at attractions, sweatier tourists, and pricier airfares, but there’s also ice-cream on the seafront, dining al fresco in village squares, open-air concerts and …

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A Paris Themed Birthday @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

Trip Ideas You Can Steal for a 10-Year-Old’s Visit to France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Special friends are on the way to visit the Barefoot Blogger, including my dear 10-year-old McKenna. Planning the 7-day visit has been easier than you’d think. McKenna and I have always had a closer-than-usual relationship because we share the same birthday date. We both …

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Provencal Village #Provence @Unxplorer
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Travel Changes a Person

For me, the purpose of traveling is to come back a little different than when I left. Whether it’s 5 weeks in Provence or a week in NYC, travel should make you thirst for more, and give you experiences you can use as brain food for years to come. Susan …

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Barefoot BloggerExpat Living

The Simple Ways Tourists Make the Best of Hot Weather

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: For days the temperature has hovered around the ninety degree mark in Uzes. Next week, they say, it’ll hit ninety-nine. For those who live in hot-weather areas around the world, ninety degrees is not so bad for summer. In France, when it’s this hot, …

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Le Duché d'Uzès #Uzes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living

Back to Uzes and Breaking All The Rules

By Deborah Bine There are times when the Barefoot Blogger thinks she’s a seasoned international traveler. This trip back to France, however, I broke all the rules. Rule #1 – Wear dark clothes to travel Khaki traveling pants Murphy’s Law says that if you’re traveling, and you eat or drink …

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Boulangerie #Provence #TravelTips @unxplorer
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5 Things You Do To Show You’re a Tourist in Provence

We hate being treated like tourists when we visit another place, and yet sometimes it’s our actions that send up a red flag that we’re strangers. Here are 5 ways you might be tipping your cards about being a tourist (and how to get a poker face). You Walk Around …

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Market stand #Markets #Provence @unxplorer
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5 Tips for Navigating any Provençal Market

One of my very favorite things to do in any city, near or far from home, is to visit the local market. There, you can find local delicacies, pick out souvenirs, and take some great photos. Provence is known for its markets. Every day of the week, one town or …

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