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Immortalized in Dante's Inferno, the Alyscamps, one of the most famous historical burial grounds outside of Rome, is a short walk from the center...

One of the many reasons I’m hopelessly smitten with the departement of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is the endless choice of day trips whenever you feel...

For someone who likes her relaxed luxury, and for another who is seeking sophisticated, serene elegance, Le Couvent des Minimes Hôtel & Spa delivers...

In the Rhône Valley we’ve many wineries, ’tis true, and they vary widely from those in the Southern region to those in the heights of the Mont...

  Mikki says: The Coustellet market began as a peasant market years ago, where the farmers brought their beautiful vegetables, fruits, wines and other harvest foods. Today...

Menton, final French Riviera town before Italy, boasts stellar botanical gardens, renowned festivals and a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean from most any perch....

Mikki says: Market day is Wednesday in Saint-Rémy de Provence and it is one of the most fabulous markets in Provence. The olive stalls are...

The narrow road to Nyons (an hour’s drive north of Avignon) curves its way through olive groves, apricot orchards and villages. It’s an ancient...

La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...

This is a continuation of this story: Paul Cezanne: Bridge Between Centuries It is said that Paul Cézanne’s early paintings reflected the grim, interior world...

This is Part I of a two part story continued here: Cezanne: Part 2, Bridge Between Centuries Even as a young painter, Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)...

This is a very chipper book, and no wonder. The rain never falls in the Provence of Anne-Marie Simons, the mistral never blows or...