Discover Arles, Gateway to the Camargue and Luberon

Stay in Arles, Gateway to the Camargue and Luberon

Arles, centrally located to visit the Camargue region and southern Luberon. Fabulous markets, beautiful architure, and ancient Roman Ruins. #secret A couple of months ago I began to plan my upcoming visit to France. Arles made it to the top of the list. As is often the case, I asked my Facebook community to recommend some beautiful places for me to …

My Top Tips for International Travel

My Top Tips for International Travel

As I sit here at Dubai International Airport, waiting for my connecting flight to Nice, I thought (given that I have a 9-hour stopover) it might be a good time to discuss some of my personal tips for long-haul travel. Each time I make the pilgrimage to my beloved France, I come from Australia, so I think I’m probably as skilled as anyone might be in managing the 30+ hour flight from my country town – via Sydney – to Paris or Nice.

Oh-My-God-She's-Parisian All Things French

French Theatre for English Speakers? Yes, it’s possible!

For such an international city, how is the night scene still so French-focused? You’ve probably seen it a million times: Parisians lined up, blocking the sidewalk outside a local theatre after work, waiting for entry to see a show, every night of the week. Haven’t yet been privy to the familiar scene? Be on the lookout and you’ll be surprised …

All-Things-French-Petit-Palais-Holiday

10 Steps to Make Your Holiday to France a Reality.

One thing I hear repeatedly from people is that ‘one day’ they’ll take a holiday to France. But how to make this happen when family responsibilities, perhaps money, job commitments, and other distractions complicate the simple desire to just go? I have been lucky enough to holiday in France regularly (no mean feat when you consider that I live in Australia!). However, …