Gorges de Regalon Hiking Provence
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Hiking the Gorges de Régalon in Provence

Hiking in Provence The idea for this hike came from a friend at the International Hiking group of Provence. The twosome needed to find a short hike that was not too far from the house, so they would have enough time to get the car to the mechanic. Nutmeg consulted …

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Touring Lost in Arles Colours of Arles #Arles Heather Robinson @LostinArles @HeatherRobinson
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Touring Heather Robinson’s “Lost in Arles” Perfectly Provence

Trailing her degrees from Yale and the University of New York, former actress Heather Robinson changed careers to become a travel writer. She has been living in France for over 14 years with her photographer companion. You can read more about Heather’s favourite spots in Arles and her “Lost in …

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Provence views #Provence @RebeccaRONANE
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Coach Rebecca Ronane Shares her Perfectly Provence

Rebecca Ronane was born in the United Kingdom, but she tells me that she embarked on a career of travelling after the age of 19. Rebecca and her husband Alain (also a travel bug) met while working as tour directors. As a guide, Rebecca has journeyed throughout Europe, the United …

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Calanque En Vau Calanques Provence
Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Discovering Provence as Retired Expat

Journalist/Writer Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar (retired international banker) have lived and worked in the US and Europe. They could have chosen anywhere to retire but decided on sunny Aix-en-Provence. Anne-Marie says, “Our choice of Aix-en-Provence was a bit of a stab in the dark but has worked out …

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Vineyards of Provence #Provence #Wines @vaisonsharon
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Provence Dream Tours Your Personal Guide

Which rosé? Are the whites any good? Can you find decent red wines? Does a wine list in Provence cause you to scratch your head? Sharon de Rham is a multilingual tour guide and expat (read her story here) she is also a wine aficionado. Sharon credits a colleague from …

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Jill Steenhuis at easel #Artist #Provence
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Cezanne’s Provence Painted by Artist Jill Steenhuis Part 3

This is the third Perfectly Provence article on American artist Jill Steenhuis – you can read more on her background here and here. In this post learn about Cezanne’s artistic approach and one of his favourite spots Château Noir from Jill. Several things I learned from the Marchutz School that …

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Yoga Studio #Provence #Eygalieres #YogaClasses
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Respire Étire Transpire Sabrina’s Provence Mantra

Finally, “sister” cities that make sense! Surrounded by mountains of humbling beauty, bluebird skies and lots of wintery white stuff it is clear why Aspen, Colorado is twinned with Chamonix, France. These are two all-season resorts with athletic populations focused on outdoor pursuits. The common threads start and certainly do …

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Provence Yoga Retreats #Provence #Yoga
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Yoga Retreats in Provence Zen for Foodies

What are the chances of two American expats from Colorado reconnecting in a yoga class in Provence? It seems that the odds are better than buying a lottery ticket. Jane Satow and Sabrina Sadeghi Millecamp spent a number of years living in healthy Colorado State, practicing yoga and enjoying mountain …

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The Provence Book Guide
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The Provence Book a Guide to Provencal Fables

“To Joan. A loaf of bread, a jug of wine and thou, plus a house in Provence.” ~Dedication: The Provence Book. It was a perfect Provencal day, the kind where the cobalt-blue morning sky turns white by noon under the sun’s intense rays. Nutmeg arrived at Provence Paradise an enclave …

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Croix de Fer Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocal Food Producers in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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