Tucked off a road east of Avignon, Roussillon is one of the most enchanting Provençal villages I have had the good fortune to visit. In fact, this captivating town and its magnificent surrounding landscapes exude the “good life” of outdoor beauty and colorful village life.
Thread your way north from the Côte d’Azur to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and enjoy winding through gorgeous natural landscapes to one of the most beautiful sights in France – the Gorges du Verdon at Lac Sainte-Croix. Several years ago, my daughter and I planned ahead and stopped in a village square to pick up fruit, cheese and bread. Soon we […]
We have enjoyed entirely unique experiences as temporary vacation rental ‘residents’ in Paris and in the Loire Valley. Whether in the city or country, we appreciate the convenience of having our own kitchen, private bath and spacious living areas as our personal retreat … in between discovering local landscapes, attractions and neighborhoods. Many rentals today offer comprehensive […]
Along 35 miles of Mediterranean coast, Marseille is transforming itself into quite the jewel of Provence – a mix of old world charm and contemporary growth. On the one hand, you discover quaint little fishing ports and sherbet-colored buildings; on the other the brand new tramway and futuristic buildings. To the south are the dramatic […]