Provence-Alpes

The California style beaches of Biarritz

Written by on March 21, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
The California style beaches of Biarritz

By the age of 17, I’d established my two life-long travel crushes: California and France. So when I first laid eyes on the beaches of Anglet, it was no wonder I fell in love. The wide stretches of sand, surfer waves, and relaxed bohemian vibe immediately reminded me of the beaches of Southern California. Soon […]

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Fabulous Food and Wine Tours of Nice

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Gastronomy, Provence-Alpes, Wine and Drinks
Fabulous Food and Wine Tours of Nice

Enjoying the local food where ever you go on a trip to France is part of the adventure, especially in Nice. If you really want to feel the culture of Nice, experiencing it through the food and wine is one of the most fun and memorable ways to get under the skin of this sunny […]

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Irresistible wine tasting in Provence

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Wine and Drinks
Irresistible wine tasting in Provence

You simply have to indulge when you visit the gorgeous sunny south of France. Here, the great gastronomy is perfectly partnered with wonderful wines and wine tasting in Provence especially the area known as the Luberon, is an absolute joy. Vines have grown here since Roman times. The soil and the climate and a whole […]

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Discovering the Markets of Provence

Written by on March 3, 2017 in Markets, Provence-Alpes
Discovering the Markets of Provence

Size isn’t everything as far as Provençal markets go. Large markets of Provence, such as les grands marchés in Arles and Aix-en-Provence, are extravaganzas that extend over multiple blocks with a couple hundred vendors selling almost every kind of good from soaps and handbags to fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. To appreciate the range of […]

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Mesmerising Mougins in Provence south of France

Written by on February 22, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Mesmerising Mougins in Provence south of France

Mougins is a pretty little hill top town, located just fifteen minutes by road from Cannes and eight km from Grasse, the perfume capital of France. Known as a capital of Gastronomy and the French “arte de vivre”, Mougins, surrounded by forest, dominates towns and villages towards the base of the Alps. What to do and see […]

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Exquisite Eze in the south of France

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Exquisite Eze in the south of France

If you want to enjoy a breath-taking view, it’s a good idea to visit the perched village of Eze. You’ll find it in the Alpes-Martime Department (Region: Provence-Alpes-Coted’Azur). It’s not far from the sunny city of Nice and is famous for its stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea, gorgeous gardens and pretty streets. It’s also […]

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Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Written by on January 30, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Imagine the soft sun of late spring in Provence as it pours onto fields of bright red poppies. Their slender stems sway in a gentle breeze, their vivid petals contrast with the blue sky… this is Provence’s beautiful bounty in May. Looking like a painting come to life, the poppy fields of Provence are dazzling […]

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Beautiful Bormes-les-Mimosas south of France

Written by on January 27, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Beautiful Bormes-les-Mimosas south of France

Bormes-les-Mimosas is known as one of the most beautiful medieval villages in the Var, a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Provence in south east France. The Var takes its name from the river Var, which used to flow along its eastern boundary, through the boundary was moved in 1860. There is much to […]

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5 fantastic things to do in Nice France

Written by on January 26, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
5 fantastic things to do in Nice France

From morning to night in this lovely lively city, here are 5 things you shouldn’t miss to make the most of your time in Nice whether it’s for a day or longer… 1. Lie in the sun Nice is one of the sunniest cities in France. There’s a long, long beach and if you don’t […]

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Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

In September 2017 a totally unique, utterly wonderful wine tour in Provence will take place and you can join it! It includes a grape stomp, vineyard visits, wine tasting and the most delicious dishes you could ever hope to enjoy… A Wine Tour with a difference This is a wine tour in Provence that’s like […]

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