Lavender Uzes
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

Searching For the Love of Lavender Near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger Lavender Near Uzes Had the Barefoot Blogger known lavender fields are so close to Uzes, and how fabulous they are in person, I would have been visiting them much before now. Thank goodness I found out how to get to some of the best …

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Sète Seashore Provencal Lifestyle Retirement Adventure Deborah Bine Barefoot Blogger
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Choosing the Provencal Lifestyle to Embark on a Retirement Adventure

Deborah Bine spent her childhood in Charlotte, North Carolina dreaming of “faraway places” (her words). Her early travels included visiting her Aunt Rose in exhilarating Manhattan. “Aunt Rose owned New York — or so this sixteen-year-old ingénue from the Carolinas assumed.” On this voyage, Deborah learned some travel lessons that …

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Culinary Holiday Uzès Cook'n with Class
Ashley TinkerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Get Cooking Book Your Culinary Holiday with Cook’n with Class Uzès Now

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: A Culinary School in Uzès Recently I attended a Provençal desserts class at the Cook’n with Class Uzès school. Cook’n with Class Uzès is a culinary school specialising in day classes of Provencal and Mediterranean cuisine. It is the sister culinary school to Cook’n with …

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Mediterranean Cooking Classes Cook'n with Class Cook'n with Class
Barefoot BloggerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Mediterranean Cooking Classes with a French Pro at Cook’n with Class

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: One thing I dreamed about before moving to France was to attend a cooking class in Paris. Little did I know that my wish would come true — without leaving the little town of Uzès. Chef Eric Fraudeau of “Cook’n with Class Paris” has a cooking school right …

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Mas d'Augustine Luxury B&B Expat Life Flowers in Bloom
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Expat Life in France and the Opportunity to Run a Luxury B&B

Relocating to the South of France is often a lifestyle choice, for those seeking a milder climate and slower pace of life. However, it is not every couple who willingly choose to spend their semi-retirement years managing a boutique, 5-bedroom B&B in a new country. In December 2010, Jane and …

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French People Expat Living Uzes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

10 Surprising Things I’ve Learned About French People

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Cook’n with Class Uzes gives me the opportunity to explore my personal feelings about living in France in their monthly blog. You may be surprised what I’ve learned about French life. When I came to France to live four years ago, I knew very …

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Château de Duché Uzes
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceProvencal History & Traditions

Visit Uzés, France: Inside the Château de Duché

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Any who visits Uzés, France is in awe of the Château de Duché. It’s the centre piece of the town and home to the Duke of Uzés — the oldest ducal peerage in France. If France was still a kingdom, the Duke of Uzés …

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French Royals Uzes Musical Summer Event
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

French Royals in Uzes: Up Close and Personal

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: There’s not much that I love more than hobnobbing with French royals. Even if it’s from a distance. Each year Uzes hosts a musical event during the summer that brings in famed artists from around the world.This year, the festival brought in French royalty …

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Le Pistou Cooking School
Barefoot BloggerFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Get Out of the Heat and Into Le Pistou Cooking School a Provençal Kitchen

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: If you’re headed for Uzes and you want to learn to make Provençal dishes you can easily prepare back home, meet Petra Carter. She’s the brains and bubbly personality behind Le Pistou Cooking School. Petra and I have become great friends since meeting last …

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Provence Painting Sessions Duncan Barker Uzes
Artists Inspired by ProvenceDuncan BarkerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Provence Painting Sessions Capturing the Scenes on Canvas

As a painter in the South of France, you rarely feel alone. There are reminders everywhere of those who have gone before – of Cézanne in the countryside around Aix and of Gauguin and Van Gogh in Arles and Saint-Rémy. But not all these impressions are specific to a place. …

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