Lavender Uzes
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Searching For the Love of Lavender Near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger Lavender Near Uzes Had the Barefoot Blogger known lavender fields are so close to Uzes, and how fabulous they are in person, I would have been visiting them much before now. Thank goodness I found out how to get to some of the best …

READ MORE →
Author Samuel Beckett’s Roussillon
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Discovering Author Samuel Beckett’s Roussillon in the Luberon Valley

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: The red hills of Roussillon are an inspiration for artists, but I had no idea how many famous authors came to visit Roussillon. On my first visit to Roussillon, while riding along the winding roads of the Luberon, it amazed me to see the massive red …

READ MORE →
Mediterranean Cooking Classes Cook'n with Class Cook'n with Class
Barefoot BloggerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Mediterranean Cooking Classes with a French Pro at Cook’n with Class

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: One thing I dreamed about before moving to France was to attend a cooking class in Paris. Little did I know that my wish would come true — without leaving the little town of Uzès. Chef Eric Fraudeau of “Cook’n with Class Paris” has a cooking school right …

READ MORE →
Sous Prefecture French Flag
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Getting Your French Expat Visa With Some Help

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: When you have an appointment at the prefecture to renew your French expat visa, you’d better show up. Rain, shine … or flu! Today was the day to update my 12-month French expat visa — or carte de séjour. The event seems to come around …

READ MORE →
Weekend Marseille Vieux Port History
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Weekend in Marseilles Discovering its Stormy Past and Brilliant Future.

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: A recent weekend in Marseille turned my perception of the city inside out. Now I can’t wait to return. I’ll admit, a weekend in Marseille was not at the top of my travel list. Even though it’s less than two hours away from Uzés. It’s …

READ MORE →
Discovering Marseille Foodies @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Discovering that Marseille is for Foodies

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Marseille wasn’t high on my list of places to visit. A weekend spent there to celebrate the birthday of a dear friend from Uzès totally changed my mind. On top of being an incredibly beautiful city with lovely, welcoming people, Marseille is for foodies like …

READ MORE →
Visit Marseille le Panier @Barefootblogger
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Reason to Visit Marseille for the Doors and Windows

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: After my first true visit to Marseille, I can’t say enough good things about the city. While I’m composing my thoughts for a post on the long weekend, I want to share some highlights: the doors and windows of Marseille. Marseille, the second largest city …

READ MORE →
French Expat Visa
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Tips for When it’s Time to Renew your French Expat Visa

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Yes, it’s that time of year again. Time to renew the French Expat Visa. It’s a gift from France that keeps on giving. Wish I could say that everything about living in France is wonderful. But when it comes to dealing with French bureaucracy, frankly, …

READ MORE →
Tour Barefoot Blogger Patricia Sands
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Tour with the Barefoot Blogger in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Visit me in the south of France! I’ve raved about my life in Uzés and the south of France for the last four years. Now it’s time for you to make some memories of your own. Memories you promised yourself. I’m thrilled to invite you …

READ MORE →
Languedoc-Roussillon Montpellier
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Plan a Visit to Languedoc-Roussillon: France’s “Other French Riviera”

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: The third in the series of shore excursions for travelers on Mediterrean cruises, Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France is sharing ideas we all can use. Let’s see what she suggests for those who want to experience Languedoc-Roussillon. According to Nancy McGee, Languedoc-Roussillon is coming …

READ MORE →