Curious Provence

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Curious Provence
Food, markets, local festivals and finds in Provence, Southern France from the perspective of an anglo abroad.
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  • The Cost of Restaurants in Provence 2 weeks ago How much are you willing to pay for a restaurant meal? Are Michelin star restaurants worth it in France where a plat du jour costs 12 euros and is always decent if not delicious? As I’ve been creating more and more itineraries for visitors, I have to know about the restaurants around here. What...
  • May Events in Provence 2017 2 weeks ago May in Provence is the continuation of annual flower markets and the beginning of the abrivado season. Horse festivals, running of the bulls… Pay attention to signs- you may be run over! For me, the season only really starts with the 1st of May celebrations in Arles where the Fête des Gardians...
  • Living in France as an Expat 2 months ago Expat Living in France Here are just a few anecdotes from the last month of my life in France as I try to navigate where I come from and where I live now. I love living in France, but sometimes you’ll have to allow me a little rant. Hamburger Shame I ate at a hamburger... Read More » The post...
  • Candid Florence Street Portraits 2 months ago Young in Florence Before I discovered food, my first love was black and white portraiture. When I was 18, I spent a dreamy year living in Florence, Italy. Fresh out of high school, I applied to a small studio called The Florence School of Arts. I arrived with a large suitcase and little idea...
  • Fête de la Fraise Carpentras 2 months ago For the Love of Strawberries One of the ways that you’re forced to adapt to Provence is living by the seasons. At first, it was awe-inspiring to see the kafuffle when certain fruits and veggies came into season. The debate in the street as to when they’re really ready… Now, I wouldn’t be... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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16:39 PM June 28, 2015

I am a Canadian considering retiring in France. I loved looking at your blog, the walnut wine and tale of cherry picking were well worth reading. Thank you

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