A taste of Bordeaux
Passing through Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris can be a daunting experience for even the most seasoned traveler. On my last trip, I took notes on some things that make my travel a little easier…and safer. Hopefully, these Charles de Gaulle Airport tips will be helpful to […]
The “friends and family” tour through the Carolinas continues. Here are some of my favorite sights!
Soon the Barefoot Blogger will be returning home to France. Meanwhile, it’s springtime at the beach in the Carolinas.
Whether in the south of France, or south in the USA, we all love an art festival.
When I was giving hints about moving to France and getting rid of stuff, the rest of the story hadn’t played out.
If you don’t already have your bags packed, here are a few things you’ll surely miss staying at home.
By now you know that some of the Barefoot Blogger’s favorite people in France are artists.
For all those ‘doubters’ out there who think the Barefoot Blogger will never learn French, here’s news.
The French are so passionate about their oysters, they consume more of the hard-shelled delicacies than they export.
It is obvious that artists have forever loved Roussillon; but just recently, I discovered how many authors passed this way … and stayed for a while.
The Barefoot Blogger – as seen in France Today. Why Roussillon is red? The French commune of Roussillon is located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, roughly midway between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. It is in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world — one that extends from […]
Nancy McGee, a gourmet guru, will be adding some culture to my blog, starting off with “Cheese Etiquette.”
The French love bandes dessinées — drawn cartoons. We may call them “funnies” in the States but here they take the art form quite seriously.
French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles.
Women Friends: Age is Irrelevant The Barefoot Blogger was 50 years old when she started her career at IBM. Maybe that’s no big deal now, but years ago, “middle aged” women were not entering corporate jobs. The work I took on — helping introduce the second generation IBM […]
People often ask: “why did you move to France?”
No matter how many times I visit the villages near Uzes, I find something new and irresistible.
Today We Are All Parisians Ten voices silenced. One million new ones will appear.