Provence Lifestyle Parking Chez Paula @tableenprovence
ExplorePaula Kane

Hello again Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: I have arrived, I have my own parking! And breathe. Deep, beautiful, happy breaths. I am here in my soulful home and am feeling calm and peaceful. At long last. This year has been a strange one. I’ve been delinquent in any blogs over …

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Monoco Passport to Provence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Monoco: Passport to Pleasure

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: BEFORE A TRIP, PEOPLE OFTEN ASK, ” ARE YOU TRAVELING FOR BUSINESS OR PLEASURE?”. IF YOUR BUSINESS IS PLEASURE, YOU GO TO MONACO. My recent trip to Monaco was a Monte Carlo stop on a short road trip from the Alpilles region in Provence …

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Tresors de Cannes #TravelwithKids #FrenchRiviera @AccessRiviera
ExploreGuided Holiday ToursRebecca Whitlocke

Treasure Hunts for Kids on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: What child doesn’t love a treasure hunt? I’m not talking about just geocaching either where you find the ‘cache’ by using GPS coordinates, but good old-fashioned treasure hunts using maps, clues and riddles to find answers to questions or a secret code word (perhaps in …

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Marseille Provence Airport @aeroportmp

Flying from Marseille…New Destinations

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: News from Marseille-Provence airport….Easyjet are now flying to Manchester twice a week over the winter for those wishing to check out the Northern Powerhouse! And of course there are still the twice-daily flights to London Gatwick. Flights to Bristol will resume in April and Easyjet …

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Camargue view #Provence @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

Oh! “The Places You’ll Go!”

The whirlwind tour of the south of France is now history for my recent guests, including 10-year old McKenna. Now that they’re gone, the words of Dr. Seuss’s poem seem perfect to share with McKenna as a reminder of her visit. …Continue reading here

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ExploreMy Dreamy ProvenceStay Fit

Port Grimaud great family hang-out

By Jill Cowdry Planning a trip with kids is never easy and my two don’t get excited about much other than a sofa with easy access to an iPad or a friend – so a trip to the St Tropez area had to involve some serious kids fun…Dreamy villages were …

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Cooling down in #Provence @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

How to Make French History More Fun

“Someday you’ll be glad you’ve seen this,” was the theme of a recent tour of Nimes and Pont du Gard with my 10-year-old visitor, McKenna. As spectacular and amazing as seeing an ancient Roman aqueduct or coliseum might seem, most children would rather …Continue reading here

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MuCEM Marseille
ExploreSophia van Woensel-Mose

Choose Marseille or Aix-en-Provence? Give me both!

The Debate One of the favourite pastimes of the Aixois is fervently discussing the town’s many qualities. They cite the climate, culture and architecture; rave about the shopping and surrounding countryside; and compare notes on their favourite Luberon village, Mediterranean beach, local wine and restaurant. When we first moved here, …

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Les Baux de Provence
Books on ProvenceInspire

Thomas Jefferson in France ~ Part Two

Thomas Jefferson, Minister to France began his southern France travels in 1787 from Paris and that initiated his love for the region. Jefferson visited St Remy de Provence and Les Baux, learning about agriculture and antiquity. Jefferson tested the famous Roman-era baths in Aix-en-Provence. Read more on Ginger and Nutmeg’s …

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Provencal Village #Provence @Unxplorer

Travel Changes a Person

For me, the purpose of traveling is to come back a little different than when I left. Whether it’s 5 weeks in Provence or a week in NYC, travel should make you thirst for more, and give you experiences you can use as brain food for years to come. Susan …

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