An Insider's Guide to Provence by Keith Van Sickle
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

An Insider’s Guide to Provence by Keith Van Sickle

We recently met Keith and Val Van Sickle for a glass of rosé while we were all in Provence. They were in France for a short visit while Keith researched and completed final drafts for his latest (3rd) book, An Insider’s Guide to Provence. The Author Keith Van Sickle is …

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Aix-en-Provence Book
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Aix-en-Provence Book The Inside Story in Colour

Delighted to say that my book Aix-en-Provence The Inside Story is being re-issued, brought up to date and now in colour throughout.  It‘s eight (8) years since it was first published, and I believe I am right in saying that it’s still the only book to cover the story of …

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Antibes Insider Visitor's Guide Book
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Antibes Insider a Must-have Visitors Guide for the Riviera

Packing essentials for a trip to the South of France – cool shades, a straw hat, a bathing suit and a beach bag. What else do you need for a trip to the French Riviera? Perhaps a peek inside the address book of someone who lives there. Antibes Insider Visitor’s …

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Guides Discovering Secret Provence
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Guides to Discovering Secret Provence and the French Riviera

Local Author and Guide Jean-Pierre Cassely is a recognizable public figure in Provence and beyond. Cassely worked for France 3 television for a decade and currently has a daily France-Bleu Provence radio slot called Provence Insolite (Unusual Provence). More recently, Jean-Pierre Cassely collected curious landmarks in two guidebooks Secret Provence and …

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Books Guide Provence Guidebooks
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

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 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-AbbottInspire

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 TaylorExploreStay Fit

Hiking the Perreal Hill

This is walk number four from our green guide. Walking from our home adds a kilometre each way, so totalling 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 side of the …

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A hikers paradise in Provence
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

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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