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Summer Menu Collection
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesTaste

Collection of Provence Summer Recipes and Menus for Easy Entertaining

Since summer entertaining should be a breeze, this recipe collection, designed with simplicity, features 20 easy-to-follow recipes and a few menu suggestions. If you’re not in the mood for cooking, consider the refreshing salade Niçoise, the chilled gazpacho, the sweet fig and tomato salad, or the indulgent frozen nougat with …

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Craft Beers in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food ProducersTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Discover the Best Craft Beers in Provence at These 10 Microbreweries

Provence is a famous winemaking (and drinking) country. The region has a justified reputation in wine circles for terrific rosé blends, celebrated reds and coveted whites from Châteauneuf du Pape, and the outstanding production of crus from the Côte du Rhone vineyards. So, perhaps it’s unsurprising that beer is not …

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Marseille Street Food Festival - Taste around the world
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Food Lover? Marseille is Hosting a Street Food Festival in June

Marseille Provence Gastronomie (MPG) is back this year with several food festivals, special dinners and other options for the gourmets and gourmand(e)s. If you are a food lover, don’t miss the upcoming Street Food Festival #4 in Marseille. Starting June 13 and running through June 15, 2024, you can taste …

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The Book of Rosé: The Provençal Vineyard That Revolutionized Rosé By Whispering Angel and Château D'Esclans
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireWines and Spirits of Provence

The Book of Rosé about Château d’Esclans Vineyard and its Famous Wines

The Book of Rosé: The Provençal Vineyard That Revolutionized Rosé By Whispering Angel and Château D’Esclans. Published by Rizzoli International Publications in April 2024. Wrapped in dusty pink, the book promised a visual feast almost as appealing as a chilled glass of Whispering Angel from the wine estate. The Book …

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Living in Provence

The Perrier Museum property entrance
ExploreGayle PadgettRoad Trips South of France

The Perrier Museum and Source Find Out What’s the Hubbub Over Bubbles?

In the tiny town of Vergèze, near the fabulous Roman city of Nîmes, stands the mega powerhouse producer of bottled water bubbles known worldwide as Perrier. The Perrier Museum The story behind this “Champagne of table waters” becoming a globally recognized brand began over 160 years ago. While on a …

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Castle Hill Cemetery Coastal Walks Near Nice
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Nice, France 10 Must-See Places When Visiting the French Riviera City

Thankfully, “gap year” was not something I had ever heard of when I was in school. Otherwise, I would have lobbied to spend a year, or a lifetime, in Europe. Instead, I followed the traditional and well-beaten path, graduating and then travelling through Europe on a Eurail pass for as …

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Alpilles Escapade Car Rally
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreRoad Trips South of FranceVillages Towns and Cities

Alpilles Escapade Car Rally Discovery of this Beautiful Part of Provence

A large group of friends were visiting us in Provence in September. Our dilemma was introducing the first-timers to the highlights of the Alpilles and keeping everyone else interested in discovering some (new to them) hidden gems of the region. After some back-and-forth, we created a car rally itinerary that …

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My Provence – Always Local and Now in English

My Provence is the website associated with the Provence Tourism office. With a focus on the Bouches du Rhône, it’s a terrific resource for current events, fun things to do in the region and a few hidden gems that locals might not know about. It is a local travel website …

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Relatum - Sky underneath In collaboration with Tadao Ando
Barefoot BloggerExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Reasons to Visit Arles, France from Van Gogh to Contemporary Art

Arles’s contemporary art scene is another reason visitors flock to the city. In this post, one of my favourite Uzès-based British artists, Gilly Beal, visits Arles and shares her impressions of Arles’s artistic renaissance and burgeoning contemporary art scene. Van Gogh in Arles Nestled amidst the inspiring landscapes of the …

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Château Saint-Pierre de Mejans Cave
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Join Pitcher and Powell for a Culinary Tour in Provence in September

Pitcher and Powell is a small travel company that combines the creative talents and cooking passions of two talented ladies. Join them for a week-long culinary tour in Provence from September 28 – October 5, 2024. Please continue reading below for details on this trip and why you should book …

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