La Belle France

Bonjour my posse.  I have good news and bad news. On the bright side, the studio WiFi connection started working the day after I posted my last story (it was probably me, doing the wrong thing, as I am not known for being a “techie”.) The bad news is I went to Monaco today and I…

Living on Nice time.

This post was written in the summer of 2011. It has been updated. Greetings from la Côte d’Azur [the French Riviera, to non French speakers] les amis! I landed in Nice on Saturday around lunchtime after a long, but uneventful trip. My bags arrived on time too because I traveled with a carry-on. I was…

This is the last week of our European vacation. We have enjoyed most excellent adventures along the way, in London, Paris and le beautiful Périgord. We shared special times with old friends and relatives, while sightseeing and re-discovering favorite places in la Belle France. We have more to see in the south of France, as we get closer to Spain, our final…

Life is good in the Perigord. You will often hear visitors refer to this region as le Périgord (the name of the old French province,) or la Dordogne (the name of the administrative division it belongs to.) Either way, it is a popular area in the summer. Over 2.5 million tourists descend upon Sarlat and local towns every year.…