DON’T be a Target… Why should you care about how you look and worry about not looking like a tourist? Blending in will help you not only feel more comfortable in your new environment, but it will also help you avoid being a target to popular tourist scams. After all, if you are not recognized as an a tourist, then…
What to see and do on the Island of Corsica To do or not to do, that is the question… For those of you who have been following along, this is Part 4 of the Corsican series. Below you will find both a fantastic way for you to armchair surf your way around Corsica and its culture, and a fabulous…
Corsica is a magical place… Corsica is uniquely beautiful, dramatic, and largely unspoiled by the masses. There is something so very special about this island tied to France, and is in my opinion one of the most special destinations in the Mediterranean.
Lavender immediately brings images Provence to mind, with its picturesque scented fields of purple that run throughout the south of France. Why not bring a little Provence into your home?
It’s my Blogaversary – My one year blog anniversary ! Wow, I can hardly believe how fast time flies… I started this blogging adventure with a desire to share my passions and knowledge of France.
Calanque de Figuerolles – Just 87 steps takes you straight down to a paradisiacal beach virtually unknown except to locals, the Calanque de Figuerolles. Pristine turquoise blue waters of the Mediterranean sea, red rocks carved by time and nature, and a tiny beach filled with grey smooth rocks await your discovery.
What really happened on that day back in 1789 ? For those of you who are not too squeamish, and yet still curious about the events surrounding the storming of the Bastille, prepare yourself for a few choice details… History can be so much fun!
What is the true significance of Bastille Day in France ? – “Is this a revolt?” asked Louis XVI. – “No Sire, this is a revolution.” replied the Duke of Rochefoucauld. These ominous words were pronounced on July 12, 1789.