The Barefoot Blogger is off to explore the middle of France: the Loire Valley châteaux and vineyards.
Nimes What to See Why is Nimes a “must-see” for Roman history lovers? Because it’s a city where you can literally see, touch, and experience Roman life in France during the days of the Roman Empire. France has so many amazing places to visit. It’s hard to decide […]
What a day! A visit to Chenonceau ended our tour on a high note. My traveling companion and long-lost and found friend from grade school, Julie, and I put some serious miles behind us. We drove over four hours straight from Sarlat to Tours. I’m dropping Julie off […]
Day five in the seven-day Dordogne marathon trip with my long-time friend, Julie, was one thing we looked forward to the most– Visit Rocamadour. The village carved into a hill, Rocamadour, takes at least a half-day to explore. It is recommended you arrive early to catch the best […]
On the third day of the seven day Dordogne tour with my friend since kindergarten, we finally got it right. We narrowed down the “to do” list for our seven day Dordogne tour to a manageable number of places to see in one day. We came up […]
There are two luxuries Julie, and I splurged on during our Dordogne tour. One was to spend a night in a hilltop chateau en route from Albi to Cahors. The other I’ll divulge later. Day two on the week-long car tour from Uzes to Tours, through the Dordogne […]
wandering through Dordogne
A recent weekend in Marseille turned my perception of the city inside out. Now I can’t wait to return. I’ll admit, a weekend in Marseille was not at the top of my travel list. Even though it’s less than two hours away from Uzés. It’s surely because I’ve […]
The Doors and Windows of Marseille Marseille doors and windows were the highlights of my first proper visit to Marseille. I want to share them with you. Marseille, the second-largest city in France, is where photographers must stop every few seconds to take a picture. Walking through the […]
Not everyone who goes to Provence makes a stop in Orange, France. I’m unsure why because it’s not far from famous places like Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Plus, it’s an extraordinary place to visit. I’ve been to Orange, France, three times now for three different reasons. The first visit was […]
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 […]
Jane’s tale of getting back to business after a winter break and updates on the B&b in France
Bordeaux wine tour
Bordeaux city guide
Sete is food, history and fun!
Let’s visit Carcassonne!
Revisit some of the ancient past with a tour of Romans in Nimes — one of the key Roman towns in “Gaul” during the days of Augustus. Romans in Nimes Nimes is a “must” for Roman history lovers France has so many amazing places to visit it’s hard […]
To honor the birth of Vincent Van Gogh Source: Revisiting Van Gogh
There was a party going on!
McKenna’s best memory of the day