Cote d'Azur Lifestyle Mediterranean Twisted Pines @MKSeales
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Mary Kay Seales Reviews Her Attraction to the Cote d’Azur Lifestyle

Mary Kay Seales calls the U.S. Pacific Northwest home. During much of the year, she works as both a freelance copywriter and as a writing professor, for international students, at the University of Washington, in Seattle. However, she has also lived and worked in a long list of diverse destinations …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

25 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cannes in 2018

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes is one of the most popular destinations in southern France and home to a dynamic variety of sport, cultural and artistic events, as well as over 40 trade fairs, conferences and business meets yearly. If you’re looking for somewhere to visit with a …

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Dark Tourism French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca Whitlocke

Grave Ramblings: Dark Tourism and the Cemeteries of the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I thought I would write about dark tourism and some of the famous people who lived and are laid to rest in the cemeteries on the French Riviera. What is Dark Tourism? Dark tourism is travel (and tourism) that involves visiting places connected to …

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Food Wine Provence Sip Taste Share
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Food and Wine Discovery Life in Provence for Viktorija Todorovska

In 2016, Viktorija Todorovska and her partner relocated from Chicago to the French Riviera (Nice); to see if they could adjust to the lifestyle. In her case, there was probably no question that living near the azure waters of the Mediterranean would suit her soul. Born in Macedonia (it was …

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Azure Waters Mediterranean @Uxplorer
Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Unexplorer

In the Azure Waters of the Mediterranean

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: Eighteen years ago, I was a 22-year-old exploring Europe with her boyfriend. We crashed in Nice, exhausted by our whirlwind first week of touring London, Paris, and Amsterdam. This was before I understood slow travel. We stayed extra days in Nice because it was such …

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Christmas Events French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Christmas 2017: Festive events and activities on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The Zone B school holidays over the Christmas period run from 22 December and finish 7 January so it’s a good time to use the fortnight’s break to partake in some festive activities. As well as the usual Christmas markets that pop up each year …

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Visit Nice France Beach View
Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Unexplorer

Here are 4 Reasons to Visit Nice, France

When I did my equivalent of the Grand Tour of Europe (minus the stately balls) in my 20s, Nice was the place we landed after an exhausting whirlwind of cities and train rides. Broke and fatigued, my then-boyfriend and I decided to spend a few extra days recuperating by the …

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Visit Menton Treasures St. Michael
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJ. Christina

Visit Menton A Hidden Seaside Treasure on the French Riviera

Menton is a commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France. It’s the last major town before leaving the French Riviera, wedged in-between the French-Italian border. It’s a place where you can tickle the turquoise sea, or enjoy the snow-capped mountains in the distance. Whether you call it the …

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Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: A Slice of Quiet on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: After much research on where to go for a “taste” of the Côte d’Azur—while wanting to avoid the crowds—we resolved that Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat was what we were looking for. After all, it is apparently a place for millionaires and European aristocracy, according to one source. Sounded …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Unexplorer

Monaco A Most Surprising Little Country on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: At the southern most tip of France lies another country: Monaco. You can drive by it on the interstate above and see it in its entirety. There are only 38,000 citizens (the population of my hometown) in the entire country. Rose and I couldn’t resist …

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