Category Archives: France

Hiking to Calanque de Sugiton in Marseille, France

Hiking to Calanque de Sugiton, Marseille France

Since moving to Provence some years ago, I’ve made it a new tradition to spend my birthday in nature, with my family, preferably on a hiking trail. Fortunately, my birthday falls in December when the weather is typically cool but clear, and the trails are relatively empty – making the experience even more special. It […]

The Most Beautiful Villages in Provence, France

Most beautiful villages in Provence, France. Best Provence Villages

The Provence region of France is one of the most alluring and culturally intriguing places in the world. It’s also incredibly diverse. From the rich red canyons of the ochre mines to the aqua blue water running through the Verdon Gorge, it’s spectacular whichever way you look at it. But one of the biggest drawcards […]

Guide to Gordes, France – Hilltop Village in Provence

Complete Guide to Gordes France

Gordes village is a must-see for travellers heading to the south of France. An ancient village perched high on a cliff, 340 metres above the valley floor, and overlooking the luscious scenes of the Luberon. The village has a colourful history, having survived the plague, earthquakes and bombings. Its residents, who are called Gordians, are […]

Most Beautiful Cities & Towns in Provence, France

The most beautiful cities and towns in Provence, France

Choosing where to spend time in Provence is a tall order, I know. It’s probably the most asked question in my Provence Travel Planning Facebook Group (join us here!). Provence is a large region, with so many fascinating sights to explore. And while Provence’s villages pull at the heartstrings with their pretty hillside appeal and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cassis, France

Things to do in Cassis, France

A fishing village with humble roots, Cassis has previously been heralded as the ‘poor man’s’ St Tropez. But times have changed, and this pretty little portside town is gaining popularity as the perfect place to indulge in the region’s finest pastimes. Feast on the fruits of the sea, sip on the celebrated Cassis wines and […]

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