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Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Allow Books to Guide Your Travels Through Provence

Travel Guides for Provence Remember when we carried around hefty paperbacks to guide our travels? In the 1980s, long before smartphones, tourists faithfully checked these guidebooks for reviews on hotels, restaurants and the must-see sights. Backpackers conscious of space and weight often discarded the pages for a city or region …

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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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Guide Gantie @Aixcentric
AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Guide Gantié How to Choose a Restaurant in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Launched this month, the 2016 Guide Gantié How do you choose which restaurant to visit? This is a real question here in Provence with so many to choose from. So this week I talked to local writer Ester Laushway who is the Vaucluse correspondent for …

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Markets of Provence #book #markets #TastesofProvence Marjorie Williams @w_marjorie
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Exploring the Markets of Provence with Marjorie Williams

According to Wikipedia, York, Pennsylvania is known as the White Rose City a place with so many well-preserved buildings that it is considered an “architectural museum.” Marjorie Williams has recently published her second book Markets of Provence we asked her how growing up in York gave her an appreciation for shopping …

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Hiking the Perreal #Hiking #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Hiking the Perreal

By David Taylor This is walk number four from our green guide. Walking from our home adds a kilometre each way, so totaling 11 kilometres which took us two hours including stopping for photos and refreshments. ( not the bar in the village!) This is the Perreal on the west …

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A hikers paradise in Provence
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

A hikers paradise in Provence

By David Taylor We are often asked whether its possible to go hiking from the village and the answer is a resounding YES! This folder contains 20 walks starting in the village ranging from 2kms to 19kms, truly something for everyone. They are all very well marked and will give …

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Moustiers-Ste-Marie Market #Provence @FranceenVelo
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursStay Fit in Provence

Picnics in Provence with France en Velo

This post is from Hannah Reynolds and John Walsh the authors of France en Vélo – The Ultimate Cycle Journey From Channel to Med – St-Malo to Nice. There are many fantastic restaurants and cafes in Provence, but my most memorable meals are those eaten by the road side. Cycle …

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Books on ProvenceGinger and NutmegLifestyle: Art & Culture

The Provence Book a Guide to Provencal Fables

By nutmeg “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 …

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Walking in Provence East #Provence #Hiking
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Two Guidebooks for Walking in Provence

Fancy a walk through lavender fields? Do you want to get away from the crowds on the coast? Did you know there are 60 kinds of orchids in one national park? In two recently published guidebooks Walking in Provence East and Walking in Provence West by author Janette Norton, you …

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