The new “go-to” place in the south of France is Occitanie Occitanie is the new “go-to” place in the south of France. When visitors have had their fill of Nice, the Côte d’Azur, and Provence, they’re finding that the southernmost region of France, once known as Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées, is […]
Co-leading the South of France Memories Tour was the best way to plan a perfect day trip to Sete.
Eating your way through Sete France
It’s time for the St. Louis Festival in Sete. Gee, I hate to miss it this year. It’s always so much fun: beach time, parties and the Sete water jousting competitions. I’m in the States with family. Why now? After four years in France, I’ve learned that August […]
Sète may be a small town on the French Mediterranean coast but it hits above its weight in the gastronomic arena. Home of the most sought after oysters in France, Sete is known for these specialties: the famous octopus pie (tielle), red labelled gourmet fish soup (Azais Polito […]
Golden Girls on the Mediterranean side of France Side trips from Uzes are now behind us. It’s time for the Golden Girls to hit the super highway and head for the Mediterranean coast of France. The Mediterranean Side of France: Sete The Venice of France I couldn’t wait […]
What’s happening in Uzes, France on July 14th? I set out with my camera to see how the French celebrate in this small town. It’s all about family, food, dancing and fireworks. This year, it was also about brocante. A hundred or more brocante dealers showed off their best […]
Visiting Sete, France
Where’s the best fish soup in France
Sete is food, history and fun!
the “perfect” gift
I’m feeling pretty smug these days that I get a south France holiday everyday. I’m sorry, but it’s true. I feel like I’m the luckiest person in the world to be here. Lately I’ve had more good luck to be included in the travel plans of my “blog […]
How I fell in love with South France
Solo female expat living in Uzes, France says “a day at the beach makes life better”
For five full days we packed in as much history, animal adventures, and fun in the south of France as we possibly could.
Special friends are on the way to visit the Barefoot Blogger, including my dear 10-year-old McKenna. Planning the 7-day visit has been easier than you’d think.
The French are so passionate about their oysters, they consume more of the hard-shelled delicacies than they export.
Nancy McGee, a gourmet guru, will be adding some culture to my blog, starting off with “Cheese Etiquette.”