With all the cold, rainy weather in winter, I enjoy looking back at some of summer’s favorite places. Enjoy the city side of Nice and think about sunny days
Les Halles de Lyon Day Two in Lyon was rainy, so a perfect time to do some shopping. Not that I need an excuse to shop! Lyon’s first stop was the city market, known as “Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.” The outside of the building is less […]
Lyon, France is famous for its bouchon restaurants. In the States we might call the fare “home cooking.”
Just tell me there’s a bullfight close to Uzes and I’m there. As usual, there’s always a party going on that makes the corrida even more fun.
Sete, France on a weekend in the summer is more than a bar scene. It’s a multi-cultural extravaganza.
My first morning’s walk has already reaped benefits. It led me to a part of Uzes I’ve never explored and to an interesting “Village Scene.”
It’s officially tourist season in Uzes. By the first of May all of the shops that closed for winter are open. The town is becoming lively again with art shows and fun things to fill your day. Last week I was off to visit Geoffrey to resume our […]
Two days is never enough time to spend in Paris. Perhaps I tried to squeeze too much into my senses, because my brain definitely went into overload. All went perfectly as planned for my short visit to Paris. The only small mess-up happened when I realized the AIRBNB […]
Christmas Market in Uzes is an annual event that residents and visitors eagerly await. It’s the time when everyone knows they can find favorite holiday foods and unique handmade gifts. Mid-December Uzes stages a Christmas Market that no one wants to miss. In addition to food and wine tastings […]
Living in France for a little over three months, I’m beginning to get into the rhythm of the weekly calendar. Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays are work days with all the stores and businesses open; on Sundays and Mondays the place shuts down. […]
This Thanksgiving in France I’m learning a lesson from my new friends. If it’s not your holiday, celebrate anyway! Wouldn’t the world be a wonderful place if, instead of fussing about what to call a holiday, we’d just celebrate it together? Spending Thanksgiving in Uzès this year showed […]
French Food, Fests and Customs. Halloween In Uzes there’s very little evidence of the tradition. Only plastic scarecrows, owls and pumpkins in a few shop windows.Some younger children go out in costume to trick or treat, but it’s not over-the-top like in the US.
Abbeys and vineyards near Sete, Franc
Next stop, Sete, France
Vincent Van Gogh in France
There’s always something to do on the weekends in Uzes France
First visit to Nimes, France for lunch
For years I’ve wondered if I should be called “Deborah”, not ” Debby”. It seems like “Deborah” is a name more fitting to my age. Now that I’m an American in Uzès, I think I will switch. My name is Deborah. An American in Uzès The French don’t get […]
Day off in Uzes, France
Traveling abroad solo means you can stop whenever you wish