A Superb Provencale Meal Usually Only Locals Taste

Provencale meal

I know I haven’t even written about what I’ve done in Provence for the past week and a half. That’s coming. I have to tell you about this meal I had. Hence the additional post this week.

The owner of the gite I am staying at told me about a restaurant nearby that I should really visit. It is called L’Auberge Paysanne and it is located off the Route de Cavaillon, between Coustellet and Robion, before you get to the river Le Coulon. I THINK it was on the D2 road, but not sure. I can’t even believe I found it but it was worth the journey. Continue reading →

Jan’s 5 Favourite France Experiences (Out of 100)

5 Favourite France Experiences

This is the beginning of my Top 100 list of great France experiences. I was only going to do 10, but there were so many to choose from that I decided I would simply list 5 and will keep adding on to the list.  So here are 5 that every traveler to France should consider:

Experience Chateau de Tertres, France.
Chateau de Tertres, France. Photo: J. Chung

Experience #1: Touring many Chateaux In The Loire Valley

1. Touring Many Chateaux In The Loire Valley (and staying in a few). I keep going back to the Loire to see the chateaux. While there are so many, I do love returning to Chateau de Chenonceau, which spans the River Cher. It is the second most visited Chateau in France (after Versailles). I have also been fortunate enough to have stayed in:

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