Learning French Destination Francais
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Learning French in Aix-en-Provence this Summer the Destination Francais Way

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Here is some information from two French teachers who have moved from the classroom approach in favour of walking around Aix, visiting the markets, having lunch together, all the time having French a conversation – with notes of new vocabulary being emailed to you later.   …Continue …

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Picasso-Picabia at Musée Granet this Summer in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Adding to my previous post, which concentrated on the opening weekend for the Picasso-Picabia exhibition at the Musée Granet. There will be a weekly guided tour of the exhibition in English on Fridays at 15:00hrs (entry fee + 4 euros). French tours will take place Tues-Sun at …

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Aix-en-Provence Roadworks Building for the Future

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The town is at a perfect storm of roadworks right now, according to La Provence, (le chantier est a pleine puisssance) but they say that things should start to improve from here on. Work on the 7.2km Aixpress bus-route is taking place along its full length, …

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Peruvian New Cooking Classes Aix-en-Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste

Ceviche in the City – New Cooking Classes to Try in Aix-en-Provence

No, it’s not a revival of the 1990s TV series with Mr Big. Originally from Lima, Peru, Marita Lynn has lived in the United States for 27 years. This summer she is changing things up a lot! Aix-en-Provence will be the base for Chef Marita Lynn cooking classes and catering …

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Aix-en-Provence Vegan Meals Anticafé
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Aix-en-Provence Vegan Meals and Language Lessons at Anticafé

I wonder if you have visited Anticafé Aix yet? Founded two years ago, its principle is that customers pay per hour. Your 5 euros per hour gets you as much coffee or tea as you like, plus there are breakfast cereals, bread to toast with jam, or later in the …

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Expat Living and Real EstateSophia van Woensel-Mose

Real Estate Tips and More on Moving to Aix-en-Provence

By Sophia Mose: Aix-en-Provence Relocation Newcomers to Aix-en-Provence as well as people considering a move to this popular town just inland from Marseille tend to have a lot of questions about moving to Aix-en-Provence or living there – which neighbourhoods are the nicest or closest or greenest, the property market …

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Aix-en-Provence City Guide Mont Sainte Victoire Views
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Aix-en-Provence City Guide – Unearthing the Treasures

This article was originally published in Global Living Magazine (December 2012), details and contact information have been updated. Historic Aix-en-Provence Magnetic Aix-en-Provence is one of the wealthier cities in France, with a long history of civilisation and an impressive roster of distinguished inhabitants. This city guide only begins to scratch the …

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American Favourites for Lunch at the House of Cookies in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Some days ago, I read this comment on Aixcentric: “In your very comprehensive survey of Aix restaurants, I couldn’t find any mention of House of Cookies, rue Boulegon (but maybe it’s just my mistake!) It’s a lovely place, American vintage-oriented, and the owner, Laetitia, makes the …

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Aix-en-Provence’s Cours Mirabeau – the Fate of the Plane Trees

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Having just returned to Aix after some weeks away, my second shock (after seeing the excavations in front of the Palais de Justice being filled in – inevitable I know) was to see the gaps in the Cours Mirabeau where plane trees had been. I had …

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Le Petit Bistrot Aix-en-Provence
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Le Petit Bistrot – Restaurant et Bar à Vin in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It was a surprise when ‘Happy Days’, the café in the corner of Place Richelme was demolished before Christmas; it always seemed busy. But now Le Petit Bistrot is in its place and it is a delightful place to have a petit dej’, coffee or …

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