Passion for Provence Book Gayle Smith Padgett
Books on ProvenceGuest PostLifestyle: Art & Culture

How Journaling leads to Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie

Recently, Lynne Alderson (Aixcentric) wrote a book review on Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie a book written by Gayle Smith Padgett that was published in November 2017. We were intrigued by the tale of a couple of American transplants who spent their honeymoon in Provence and …

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Learn French Provence FRANCI DISCENDUM
Expat Living and Real EstateGuest PostLearning French

Learn French in Provence Flexible Programs for Visitors and Expats

Learning a second language is never easy, and as a uni-lingual adult, the long “road” to mastering French is daunting. Even native French speakers agree that there are more exceptions to the language’s rules than necessary, and let’s not even begin to talk about verbs. Marina Depoorter is the founder …

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Provence During Autumn Emotional Escapes
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest Post

So Many Things to do in Provence During Autumn

Originally published on Emotional Escapes Blog: Being in Provence during Autumn is magical. Nature and landscapes always change. Just for the pleasure of the eyes, for your feed Instagram or for the photo album memories, where you can find the field of lavender or poppies, the deserted beach, the flamingos …

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Provence's Natural Ochre Roussillon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostVillages Towns and Cities

Revisiting Provence’s Natural Ochre Hues in Roussillon

Sabine Pinon-Amoore is an artist and a free spirit. She currently splits her time between Aureille in Provence and Byron Bay, Australia. She can hardly deny her artistic predisposition – her mother was an art restorer at the Louvre in Paris, and her father worked at the American Art Foundation (Paris). …

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Chateau la Coste Vineyard
Guest PostTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Chateau La Coste New Discoveries at the Vineyard

It has been almost two decades since Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar decided to uproot their Washington, D.C. lifestyle and spend their retirement years in the South of France. They eliminated other alternatives (continents, countries and cities) and chose Aix-en-Provence for its “quality of life.” The city’s attractive combination …

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Mural by Fernand Fleger 1952, in the patio La Colombe d'Or St Paul de Vence The Monaco Reporter @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha
Guest PostRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

La Colombe d’Or Legendary Restaurant in Saint Paul de Vence, France

There is nothing more fun than discovering a new local expert who likes to share their “insider’s knowledge.” We recently connected with The Monaco Reporter. Celina Lafuente de Lavotha is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina known for Tango, Football, Polo, excellent meat and warm hospitality, and very proud of having recently …

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pétanque Cercle card
Guest Post

Pétanque the Story of Gaining Admission into a Circle of Trust in Provence

The following guest post is by Paul Shore the author of “Uncorked My Year in Provence.” Find out more about his book on pétanque and expat living here and visit his website here. Le Cercle in Saint-Paul de Vence International travellers and those who have relocated to live expat lives in …

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Puss in Boots in Provence Children's Book @coco_blignaut
Books on ProvenceGuest PostLifestyle: Art & Culture

Children’s Book: Puss in Boots in Provence

We asked author Coco Blignaut if she would write a guest post for Perfectly Provence readers about her latest book Puss in Boots in Provence. This children’s tale may spark a travel bug in a few small people, and if you are lucky they may even let you read this novel about …

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palais-des-papes #avignon @privateprovence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostGuided Holiday Tours

Tour Avignon with a stress-free plan

Tour Avignon the best way – gourmet food, away from the noise, in the secret spots and with time to soak it all in… There is something about standing at the comptoir with a double expresso in a french looking coffee cup and starting the day with the locals. It …

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La maison de Line #St Remy @patricia_sands
Guest PostHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

La maison de Line ~ Feel At Home in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

The following guest post on La maison de Line is a literary gift from Patricia Sands a seemingly tireless author and “possibilitarian.” Sands is a Francophile to the core, having recently completed her “Love in Provence” trilogy she is working on another novel based in the region. Is Provence calling you? It …

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