As I write this post I’m a long way from the hot weather in France. I’m in the US for a few weeks spending time with my “grands.” Usually I’m not anxious to leave Uzes, but I’ll admit, the heat was getting to me. The thermometer in town […]
There’s not much that I love more than hobnobbing with royalty. 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 — Prince Albert of […]
How did I decide I wanted to live abroad solo? My friends at Cook’n with Class asked me to answer that question and write a guest post for their blog. Let me share the story with you. When people say to me: “You’re so brave to move to France […]
Learn to cook Provençal at Le Pistou Cooking School Uzes, France
What’s happening in Uzès France July 14? I set out with my camera to see how the French celebrate in this small town. It’s all about family, food, dancing and fireworks. This year, it was also about brocante. A hundred or more brocante dealers showed off their best […]
Andy Newman’s packable art exhibit next to the Tourist office in Uzes features original art of places around town and in this part of France
Days filled with things I love
Visiting the pottery village of San Quentin la Poterie France
Pont du Gard is reportedly one of the most visited sites in France. But not until I saw it myself would I know why
Visit the Luberon for a rainbow of summer colors
Jane’s tale of getting back to business after a winter break and updates on the B&b in France
If you want to get a taste of the city. On this visit, I spent Day 1 at the Bordeaux Cité de Vin, learning about the secrets of great wine.
Bordeaux wine tour
Bordeaux city guide
The visit back to the US to see family and friends is done. Now it’s on to fun and games in France. First stop: Visit Montmartre. This will be my first stay in Montmartre, the playground of Parisian artists and famous bohemians. On other Paris stays, I’ve only […]
First guests are arriving at Mas d’Augustine near Uzes
Where’s the best fish soup in France
Let’s visit Carcassonne!
there’s more fun ahead.
Saturday market in winter