Winter House Sitting Provence Cannes Quiet Beach Jane Dunning
Jane DunningStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Winter is Perfect for House Sitting in Provence

In this guest post (below) by author Jane Dunning, she shares her thoughts on why winter is a great time to visit (and house sit) in Provence. Jane is the author of two novels Thirty-Five Minutes from St Tropez and its sequel Stolen Summer. Her experiences while house sitting in …

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Le Petit Café Oppede le Vieux
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Le Petit Café in Oppède-le-Vieux Takes the Cake

There’s no doubt that the food in Provence is amazing. So each year, we like to award a restaurant for the best food of the trip. We have our favorites—Le Fournil in Bonnieux, les Remparts in Venasque, la Bergerie in Maubec, and la Terrasse in Joucas. But this year, le …

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Provence Dog @CobblestonesandVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

The End of Summer Blues in Provence

The temperatures in Provence are still very hot right now. Though beautiful as always, the region seems a little worn, a little tired, after a busy summer. Even my favourite Joucassienne dog is a little wiped out from the heat. Remember my picture of him from last year in June? …

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Seguret #RhoneValley @CobblestonesandVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Séguret—A Jewel of the Rhône Valley

The village of Séguret is visually stunning in every way. It’s the prettiest Provençal village I have encountered thus far. It certainly gives my favourite, Joucas, a run for its money. This charming jewel of a village is filled with colourful flowers and crazy charm around every bend of its …

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Veronique Bienfait
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLearning French

Resolution Learn to Speak French in Provence

What promises did you make for 2016? No dessert? More exercise? Less rosé? (are you crazy!) Or is this the year that you have decided to learn to speak French? If your resolution is to improve your Français communication skills, then Véronique Bienfait is here to help you with language services …

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