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Barefoot Blogger

Traveling wasn't enough for this free spirited female. I needed to live abroad. Now I am happily living in Uzes, France. My blogs are about my adventures as a post-career, solo woman maneuvering her way through everyday life in France and on travels to various parts of the world. I hope you enjoy my adventures, photography and the people and places I run into along my way.

Why Do We Think France Is So Romantic?

Why do we think France is romantic? Is it because of glamorous and exquisite French movie stars like Catherine Deneuve, Brigitte Bardot, Louis Jourdan, Gérard Depardieu, Charles Boyer that we think France is romantic? Even  Maurice Chevalier?   Or because movies like “A Man and a Woman” with Anouk Aimée; The English […]

Wish for France

Moving to France? Here’s Advice, Help and Discounts

If you’re seriously thinking of moving to France, there’s a lot of information and help you will need. Here are some services and discounts for relocating to France to get you started. Believe me, I wish I had known about them years ago! Relocation Seminar and Tours It […]

Today’s French Lesson: “Parler de l’Amour”

It’s St. Valentine’s Day. What better time to learn French, the language of love? During today’s French lesson at IS Aix-en-Provence we dove into a treasure chest of words and phrases the French use to express their feelings of love. Would your heart go pitter-patter if your loved […]

French lessons

French Lessons in Aix-en-Provence

If I could choose any place in the world for French lessons, it would be Aix-en-Provence. Just being here makes me feel like speaking French. The cozy cafes… Elegant courtyards with fountains…   …and colorful neighborhood markets.   The language will surely sink in. French lessons at IS […]

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