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The Seductive Saint Tropez

Find out why Jill finds Saint Tropez seductive… The little ferryboat slowly makes its way across the glittering bay toward the historic Saint Tropez, from Port Grimaud where I’m staying.  It’s my favourite way to arrive.  Past all manner of sleek motor boats, one aptly named ‘one more toy’… Say’s …

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Bellets Portes Ouvertes #WinesofProvence#Bellet #Nice @RivieraGrape
TasteThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Bellet’s Portes Ouvertes: A Practical Guide

By Chrissie Whilst regular readers will be more familiar with the subject of Nice’s own Bellet vineyards; it’s not every day that the vineyards in the hills of Nice throw open their doors for a weekend of complimentary tastings. Explore this Post Via:: The Riviera Grapevine       

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orange peeler in Bar sur Loup #OrangeFestival @FibiTee
InspirePhoebe ThomasWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Orange Festival on the French Riviera

The Côte d’Azur and its surrounding countryside, in fact the whole of the département of the Alpes-Maritimes, is covered in historic fortified hill villages; some well known, others hidden and secret. There are literally hundreds and many of them have an annual festival of some sort celebrating their artisanal or …

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Ask a Local: Nice Insider Tips

By Chrissie Take a walk through the streets of Nice at the moment and you can feel the city awakening from her winter slumber. Restaurant terraces are getting busier, flip-flops are being dusted off and corks are being popped on the new vintage Côtes de Provence rosé! Explore this Post Via:: The Riviera Grapevine        …

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Picnicking Cote d'Azur Provence @FibiTee
Phoebe ThomasTaste

Top 5 Spots Picnicking on the Côte d’Azur

As a family we love going on picnics all over the wonderful area the we call home – the Côte d’Azur. Here I share with you some of our favourite locations; some well known, others not so. An absolute favourite spot, which is always a success with visitors when we …

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Bay of Angels #Nice sunset via @FibiTee
InspireLocals Travel Tips

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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Saorge via @FibiTee
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreLocals Travel Tips

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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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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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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french-riviera-photographer just after sunset warmth #Cannes @LoveasART
Abbie SpencerExplore

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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