To me Marseille’s story is one of resilience. It shows how perseverance conquers adversity.
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 […]
I’m not a very patient person. Never have been. When I moved to France I knew it would try my patience.
When the Barefoot Blogger decided to run off to France, I learned the hard way how to do some of the basics: rent a French apartment, open a bank account and obtain a visa. Here are some expat moving tips.
Looks like lots of folks are thinking about moving to France. First, the visa. This post was #1 among blog followers in 2018. Bonne chance!
Five years ago the Barefoot Blogger started her extraordinary journey to live in France. Remembering some of my early days moving to France, the drama and friends is so much fun.
What does the Barefoot Blogger think about the Provençal lifestyle after moving to the south of France? Perfectly Provence‘s Carolyne Kause-Abbott asked questions you’ll want answered if you’re considering a big change in your life after retirement. Choosing the Provencal Lifestyle to Embark on a Retirement Adventure Carolyne […]
When driving down the backroads of France near Uzés, it’s a common sight to ride alongside tall stone walls. You know these beautifully laid stones must conceal something amazing. Perhaps behind French garden walls there’s a story to be told.
As crazy as it might seem, several years ago I experienced an almost identical injury in South Carolina, US. It was on my left side. “Why You Should Care About Healthcare This Election: Part 2” is about my US healthcare.
Let’s visit Carcassonne!
Enough reminiscing. Fast forward to this weekend in Nimes. The ancient Roman city in the south of France is going to party like it’s 2016! One of the most exciting events in the Languedoc region of France is coming up Pentecost weekend (May 12-16) in Nimes. The Pentecost […]
Flashback to discovering Uzes
It’s like stepping into the back lot at Universal Studios — except it’s for real.
When I was giving hints about moving to France and getting rid of stuff, the rest of the story hadn’t played out.
What’s needed to move to France from the US
Packing and Moving to France