Two women with sunglasses and hats in front of a vineyard holding a book the French Riviera by Ted Jones

Our Stories about French Life

Nancy and her team as well as guest contributors share their insights into French life and culture.


Time to celebrate!

  It’s amazing to think that ten years ago our first booking was a single three-hour gourmet walking tour for a party of four. Today Absolutely Southern

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orange basket with a book riviera and absolutely business card

Pack Your Bags!

It’s time to dust off your suitcase and to brush up your french. Travel to Provence, the Côte d’Azur and Occitanie is back on the

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a budle of purple garlic for sale at a farmer's market
Cheryl Jamieson

Excited About Food

Four decades ago, as a college student studying art in Salzburg, I used my Eurail pass to zip many places around the Continent, including France’s

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