Ten Ways South of France
Expat Living and Real EstateJemma - French Lessons

Ten Ways You Know You’re in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Jemma: Philippe, Lolo and I are driving into nearby Cannes one afternoon, chatting away about something or other, when the insistent voice of Waze breaks in. “Wait!” I say. “What did she just say?” We pipe down inside the car, a bubble of calm amid the …

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Expat Living and Real EstateThe Provence Post

Fourth of July Fête for American Expats in Provence

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: To celebrate Independence Day, Joan Jarowski–the new chair of the Avignon Chapter of Democrats Abroad–and her husband Charlie are hosting a poolside potluck at their home outside Cavaillon on Sunday July 2nd, from 12 to 5 pm (rain or shine). …Continue reading here for the …

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Expat Living France
Ashley TinkerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Amusing Stories of Expat Living in France

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Expat Living in France Here are just a few anecdotes from the last month of my life in France as I try to navigate where I come from and where I live now. Hamburger Shame I ate at a hamburger restaurant in Avignon (link …

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Flowers in St Remy by @frenchessence
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceVicki Archer

Q and A With VA: The Split Life In Provence

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: I have another new idea for this year. I have called it Q & A with VA. I receive many emails I would love to share with you and they are emails with all sorts of ideas and questions, from fashion and beauty to …

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Paul Shore Author Uncorked
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Expat Living in Provence: Why not Try it

Paul Shore is a Canadian with a taste for adventure and a flair for writing. Some 20-years ago, he jumped at a work opportunity to live as an expat near the French Riviera. He chose to rent a place in the hill-top village of Saint Paul de Vence. The town …

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Learn French this Spring
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLearning French

Want to Learn French? Try Free Online Language Lessons This Spring

In the past, most language classes followed a similar scholastic approach, typically involving the memorisation of verbs, tenses and sentence structures. The process is the same whether students were attempting to conquer one of the romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian or Catalan), a Germanic tongue, a Slavic dialect or …

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Hotel-du-Caumont-Aix @Provence_Search
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceSophia van Woensel-Mose

Slowing the Pace of Life in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Sophia Mose: We all love the fact that life in beautiful Aix-en-Provence is lived at a slower pace, However, the daily business of living doesn’t always go slowly here because of a conscious lifestyle choice. Instead, it often is a consequence of this medieval capital of …

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Book in Bar Aix en Provence
Ashley TinkerExpat Living and Real Estate

Reference List for Meeting Expats in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: I can’t speak for the entirety of France but if you’re looking for expats in Provence here are a few suggestions. When I first moved to France I had it in my head that I would only meet French people. I soon learned that …

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Roussillon, Chateau Canorgue @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExpat Living and Real Estate

Living a ‘A Good Year’ even if it’s not in Provence!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: When ever I am feeling far away, yearning to be back in the Luberon in Provence, one of my solutions is to watch, yes for the hundredth time, ‘A Good Year.‘ Filmed minutes from Lourmarin, it perfectly encapsulates this stunning region; the alluring natural light, …

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Network-Provence
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceRebecca Ronane

Why Should You be Networking in Provence

Or anywhere else, for that matter! This is a question that probably has not entered your thoughts, unless you are used to networking. Firstly what is it? In all honesty I didn’t have much idea when I started Network Provence in February 2015. By the way the dictionary definition states; …

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