By Vera Lang Looking for places to visit in the South East of France? Well, I would not skip the Cote d’Azur as it’s a special place. If you’re traveling by train from Italy back to the UK, you’ll most likely pass right through it. Top 10 Destinations in SE France (places in order of [...]
By Cheryl Antier Bormes-les-Mimosas means “the Sunny One” and it’s an accurate description of this medieval village that is perched high on a mountain top. Bormes-les-Mimosas still has the imposing remains of a castle and the rampart walls that protected it during the Saracen invasions. Its official title as the “village of flowers” was given [...]
The Wonderful Wines of ProvenceBy Peter Carnes Over half a century ago, Elizabeth David, the doyenne of British food writers, wrote somewhat disparagingly about the wine of Provence. “It was”, she wrote, “the kind of wine which it was wisest to drink out of a tumbler so that there was room for a large proportion [...]
By Anabelle Lim-balanzar Dubbed as the millionaire’s playground, St. Tropez is home to some of the world’s most immaculate beaches. This medieval town remains to be well-known for its yachts that line along the harbors, and the expensive cars that cruise its streets. As a tourist mecca for the rich and famous, St. Tropez has [...]
Markets in French ProvinceBy Tatyana Kogut Provence. Saint-Tropez. Saint-Tropez has 12 markets: fruit, honey, flower, fish markets and Place des Lices – the region’s most popular street market. Two steps from the coast, under the plane-tree, old people usually play petanque. But on Tuesdays and Saturdays this place is occupied with long rows of counters. [...]
Part 2 of a two part article that gives you 10 of the best family activities when planning your next vacation on the French Riviera.
If you’re planning a family vacation to the French Riviera, check out ten of the best family activities out of the hundreds available! This is part one of a two-part article.
French Riviera: It is a wonderful city with lots of charm and character; a mixture of French and Italian cultures where the people are easy-going and friendly even if you don’t speak French.
There are many approaches to second language learning, but few methods produce better results than studying a language in the country where that language is spoken. Daily immersion in language and culture is the key to gaining real proficiency in any language. So where better to learn the French language than in France itself! France is a fascinating and diverse country with an astonishingly rich cultural heritage and simply fantastic food!
Although often overlooked, the wineries of Provence in the French Riviera offer wine tasting tours that are as unique as the wines themselves.