Workshop in France: Places to Stay and How to Get There.

How to Get There:  Travel to Provence will likely not be a direct flight from any US airport, but  you can easily book a flight straight through to Marseille with a stop in Paris.   A quick flight from Paris will get you to the Marseilles airport, from where you can rent a car and easily…

France: The List.

In my last post I talked about the art workshop that I will be co-hosting in Provence along with artists Kirsten Stingle and Lynn Leahy.  With no further ado, here’s a sampling of what will be keeping us busy while we’re staying in lovely, amazing, heavenly Provence. The villa where the workshop will be held…

Paris in February.

I love Paris in the springtime. Okay, so I love Paris pretty much anytime.  And we weren’t exactly there in the springtime. February is not, by anyone’s standards, springtime in Paris.  But by some magical good fortune, the weather that we had while visiting allowed me to at least imagine that I was, in fact,…

Vezelay, 2013. With mom.

Over the years, I’ve consistently journaled about my different travels, mostly for myself, so that I could remember what I saw and heard and felt as I experienced this amazing world of ours.  This is part of what I wrote this after traveling to Burgundy with my beloved mother, who died from breast cancer in 2016. I’m so glad…

Le Percy, France.

Sometimes, there are moments and meals that remain memorable years later.  This evening, in particular this meal, at a tiny little town in the French Alps, is one of those.  Early June 2011, Le Percy, France, in the Trieves region of France… When we travel, we mostly like just to wander.  We have a loose…

Antibes, France.

I can’t believe I’m even typing that name. Antibes, France.  It had been far too long since I have been in France (over 2 years), and I finally got to do something about that last weekend.  Yes, weekend- I only had really two full days to be there, but it was what I had and…