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12 Things You’ll Miss in France This Year

The Barefoot Blogger’s “Must” Hit List In case you haven’t heard, this is the year to visit France. The euro to US dollar is at a twelve-year low. If you don’t already have your bags packed, here are a few things you’ll surely miss staying at home. #1 Sunset on …

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6 Things to do on the Romantic Riviera

No need to wait for Valentines day… Phoebe our resident writer on the Cote d’Azur shares her thoughts on Riviera romance: Think of the French Riviera – even the name is romantic – and you think Love, with a capital L (and a French accent).  It’s the seaside playground of …

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Jill Steenhuis Shares Her Perfectly Provence

We asked artist Jill Steenhuis to share her definition of Perfectly Provence. You can read more about Jill’s background, her connection with Cezanne’s Chateau Noir and her workshops. Explore Provence It depends on the person and their personal interests. It would be pointless to show someone Chateau Noir if they …

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Relax in the Alpilles with a Massage Bien-être by Nancy

What could be more relaxing than a massage in the heart of the Parc naturel régional des Alpilles? Nancy Gandon was born across the Rhône River from the Palais des Papes, in Villeneuve lez Avignon a village with this tagline “La Provence côté Languedoc.” The mighty river serves as the …

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Expat Living: Third Culture Kid’s Locals Tips Provence

Phoebe Thomas has lived in nine countries; she carries two passports and now resides in Roquefort les Pins with her French husband and tri-cultural kids. You can read her full story here. They chose Roquefort les Pins for practical reasons, to minimize commuting time and allow their children ready access …

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3 things to love about #Nice @FibiTee
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3 (unusual) things to love about Nice

Most people dream about visiting Nice once in their lives…Phoebe Thomas shares Three things I love about Nice. Nice is a city of contrasts, located on the beautiful Mediterranean sea hemmed in by Alps, its location is hard to beat.  Contrast the bright blue sea with the snow-capped mountains; the …

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Cassis – a special seaside day trip in Provence

It takes only forty minutes from Aix en Provence to transport yourself to the soft and sandy beach of Cassis near the enchanting little port. It’s a delight any time of the year – winter with a warm blanket and a windbreaker and summer with Explore this Post  

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Chauvet Cave…A Controversial Opening

By aixcentric The French press and TV have announced the opening this month of a replica cave, which reproduces the 1000 examples of Stone Age paintings to be found in the nearby Chauvet cave in the Ardeche. The original drawings were done 36,000 years ago and were preserved by Explore …

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Discover Provence Top Picks from a Traveller

Claire McAlpine is a mother, a wife, a reader, a writer and the owner of Flairesse a massage and aromatherapy practice. Claire considers herself a citizen of planet earth, which makes lots of sense after you consider her life filled with relocations since the age of 13. Please read the …

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The Magic of Cannes in Photos

I am often asked which part of France is my favourite and I find this a very difficult question to answer! I love so many cities in France for different reasons. I am a Destination Wedding Photographer in France. (I do travel across Europe when asked!) So you can imagine …

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