On the eighth day of the South of France Memories Tour with author Patricia Sands and sixteen lovely ladies, I ended up in a French hospital.
My French life doesn’t always go as planned. I thought I would take a short visit to the States, Now I know how little control I have of of my life.
Sometimes it seems that I’m being unappreciative to my family I visit in the US. But when I return back to France again, I can’t believe how happy I feel. I’m at home. But at the same time, I’m on a great adventure. The last two months I’ve […]
Traveling solo means there’s no one to help with the bags. What you take, you carry. I’m trying my best to pack light when I travel. There are lots of ways to do it. By sharing some of the ways I cut down on what I carry, I’m […]
I’m not a very patient person. Never have been. When I moved to France I knew it would try my patience.
One of the most asked questions for this American expat in France is about healthcare. “What do you do about healthcare when moving to France?”
Five years ago the Barefoot Blogger started her extraordinary journey to live in France. Remembering some of my early days moving to France, the drama and friends is so much fun.
The ancient Roman aqueduct Pont Du Gard and San Quentin la Poterie were just two stops on Day 11 of the “South of France Memories You Promised Yourself” tour.
How do you spend an autumn week in the south of France? Visiting beaux villages; going to brocante stores and outdoor markets; dining with friends and eating great food. That’s how! Have I told you lately how much I love France? After spending a few stressful months in […]
A unique perspective on my French vs. USA healthcare from one who has experienced a similar orthopedic injury and treatment in both countries.
While”lounging” at a rehab hospital in France, I’m reminiscing this time last year. I was beginning a voluntary stay in a totally different part of the French health care system: a French thermal spa. Since moving to France I have met some very interesting people. Few are more entertaining […]
Co-leading the South of France Memories Tour was the best way to plan a perfect day trip to Sete.
What if you had only one day in Aix-en-Provence? That was our challenge when planning this year’s South of France Memories Tour
We happily made our way through the hot spots on the Côte d’Azur: Grasse, Tourettes Sur Loup, Saint Paul de Vence, Eze Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and Antibes.
We were up and ready to meet our guide early. Then off to see and learn around and about Nice.
The Memories You Promised Yourself Tour ladies landed in Nice today
Dear friends, thank you so much for your kind notes and concern about my family. I’m so blessed to know you all. Saturday I’m heading back to France. After a stopover in London, I’ll arrive in Uzes on Monday, October 2. The time cannot arrive soon enough. A […]
Traveling to Nice by train for a weekend at the beach is a piece of cake. The low cost train fare makes the trip a “must.” Low- cost train fare Now that I’ve learned how easy traveling by train to Nice is, I planning to travel a lot […]
When and what to see visiting Uzes
So it begins… Following the adventures of the Golden Girls on the whirlwind tour of France and Italy is going to be a challenge. We are 3 crazy, fearless women who have more energy and curiosity than we should at this age. Day 1-4 After missing the flight […]