Crossing the Rhône River to go to the organic farm on the Barthelasse Island for my weekly food shopping is without a doubt one of my favourite things to do on my time off. And what a pleasure to visit the farm in the middle of summer when they have all the delicious, sun-kissed fruits […]
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The central location of Avignon makes it the perfect place to stay and take day trips to the stunning villages of Provence. One I would recommend everyone to visit while in Avignon is the medieval village of Gigondas, which gave its name to the famous red wine. Only 40 minutes away from the city, Gigondas […]
One of the great Sunday morning pleasures is to go to ‘Les Halles’, the fantastic indoor Market in Avignon. More than just a shopping habit, going to the Market is a way of life here in Provence and we take even greater pleasure in Spring and Summer, when the colourful Provence fruits and vegetables hit […]
A few days ago, my favourite artisan chocolate maker launched a new, luscious and unique chocolate: Noir de Provence. Ah ah! It seems that the world known black truffle is not the only ‘Or Noir’ (black gold in French) we now have in Provence, as this might become the most sought-after delicacy in Avignon. So, […]