Massage Aromatherapy Home Provence Flairesse Massage Provence #Massage @Flairesse
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

A Journey from Hobbiton to Provence

A gal who calls herself a ‘citizen of planet earth’ and who loves Crêpes Cidre et Co in Aix-en-Provence as much as I do! This was someone I had to get to know. Claire McAlpine has lived in France for almost 10-years, but it took her French husband five years …

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Cafe in #AixenProvence
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Top Cafe Choices in Aix en Provence by Aixcentric

We asked Lynne Alderson of Aixcentric if she would share her favourite cafés and salon de thés in Aix-en-Provence with Perfectly Provence readers. Lynne said no problem, other than narrowing her choices to three – now that was hard! Here, are Lynne’s top picks for a beverage and a light …

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Jane Satow #TourGuide #Provence Provence Cultural Tours
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Provence Cultural Tours by Jane Satow

It is your holiday in Provence; my job is to help make the most of every moment! (Jane Satow) Nearly ten years ago, Jane Satow and her husband Basil let a dream become a reality. Driven by a sense of adventure and love of French culture, they decided to move …

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Aigues Mortes Salt flats Fleur de Sel Salins @PerfProvence
Ginger and NutmegLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Fleur de Sel of Aigues Mortes the Sea Salt of Provence

Post previously published on Ginger and Nutmeg: Nutmeg walked every aisle in the grocery store looking for salt – it was not with the spices, but rather in its’ own section near the aged balsamic vinegar. Where is the logic? Treasured since antiquity, salt is used in kitchens around the world, …

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Clos Saint Paul #Mazan #Rentals #Provence @ClosSaintPaul
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Clos Saint Paul a Rental for Cyclists and Wine Lovers

Clos Saint Paul is located just outside the village of Mazan in Provence’s Vaucluse. The 260-year-old building previously operated as a chambre d’hôte (B&B) for visitors interested in exploring Mont Ventoux and the villages of the Dentelles. This private, six-bedroom house is now owned by a group of Canadians who …

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Fig Almond Tart by Patricia Wells #PatriciaWells credit Jeff Kauck
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Patricia Wells a Provence Kitchen

James Beard Foundation Award winner Patricia Wells knows a thing or two about excellent food. If Michelin awarded stars to cooking schools, cookbook writers, and restaurant critics there would be a galaxy named Wells. Wells, who hails from Milwaukee, has lived in France with her husband Walter since 1980. Their …

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Anne-Marie Simons Aix-en-Provence Market
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Formula One Race Cars to Provence Today

It was hardly a race back to Europe. Anne-Marie Simons moved to the United States (US) in the fall of 1966, for one year. And, stayed for 32 more. From her birthplace of Maastricht (the Netherlands), Anne-Marie’s studies in French language and culture took her to Paris and then to …

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MUCEM Rush Hour Marseille #MUCEM @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in Provence

Money Worries about MUCEM

By aixcentric I took this picture back in the summer to show the crowds rushing into MUCEM when the gates opened at 11am. It has been such a success with people loving the daring adaptation of the old fort linked to the flamboyant modern museum…and of course those amazing views …

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Lourmarin in Winter Provence
Dorothy GarabedianExplore: Travel in Provence

Winter in Provence

You may ask, “Isn’t Provence sad and dull in winter?” I would answer, “Not at all.” I know Provence in all seasons and winter has gotten to be a favorite time to visit. First, there is usually bright sun, warm enough to sit at a sidewalk café or enjoy walks …

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Uzes Chateau du Duche @bfBlogger2013
Barefoot BloggerInspire: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Stacey Kent Concert in Uzes

By Deborah There are a few musical events in my life that the Barefoot Blogger will always remember. The concert with Stacey Kent in the Cour du Duche high on the list. A magnificent azure sky against the yellow haze of the Chateau du Duche and a soft summer breeze …

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