Our Airbnb in Annecy, France far exceeded our expectations. A historical property that dates back to the 16th century, its massive wooden doors separates this tranquil paradise from the crowds that frequent this beautiful area of canals that flow from … Continue reading
Topped by its old 12th century church, Bonnieux cascades down the hillside and offers a spectacular panoramic view across the fields, orchards, and vineyards of the Calavon River valley. Another mountain range, the Monts de Vaucluse, enclose the northern side … Continue reading
Driving through Lacoste and Menerbes en-route to a day market in Bonnieux left no doubt as to why Picasso, Cezanne, Van Gogh and Renoir found such inspiration here. Carissa and I fell in love with the fields of red poppies … Continue reading
Cassis is a South of France gem who’s sharp cliffs tower over secluded coves, with water that is the most magnificent shades of emerald green. The cliffs of this mountain are the highest sea cliffs in Europe. Their highlight is … Continue reading
Carissa and I enjoyed exploring the village of Gordes; photographing the famed LA BASTIDE DE GORDES hotel, eating crepes, chocolate fondant and snapping photographs as the sun sat on this village who’s history dates back to the 8th century.
Waking at Belle De Nuit, with nothing on my mind other that what Laurie and Rogèr will be serving Carissa and I for breakfast has been one of the highlights of our stay here in the 12th century, French village … Continue reading
As our high speed TGV train whirred along the tracks at speeds of up to 200 mph the memories of Paris felt more like a dream, replaced instead by the beautiful canola fields, ablaze with their yellows and golds … Continue reading