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SIXTY AND ME
One might say, “Why visit only the Provence area of France when all of France has so much to offer?” The answer lies in the fact that the Provencal region of France makes ingrained marks on one’s memories like no other part of France.
WOMAN OF A CERTAIN AGE IN PARIS
Dee Poquette’s love affair with Provence began 12 years ago. She and three of her friends attended cooking classes at Julia Child’s home in Placassier nestled in the hills above the Côte d”Azur. Dee and her friends took over the three bedroom home for a week (OMG can you imagine?). They visited local markets while creating savoury French dishes under the skillful instruction of Kathie Alex, a three Michelin star chef – a woman who like Julia Child was still quite a rare thing at the time.
OUR KIND OF CRAZY
Contrary to popular belief there is more to France than just the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Versailles. Other areas of France have just as much culture and history to offer as fair Pari. One of the most beautiful, rustic, and well-preserved areas of France
Throughout my travels to thirty-three countries, many of which I have visited a few times over, I have gone in a variety of ways —with large group tours, solo, small group tours, or with friends and family. There are pros and cons to every type of travel. Some require more planning, while others require no planning at all.