I am VERY biased when it comes to talking about France. I was fortunate enough to spend three years of my youth in Paris, and have gone back several times on business trips as well as vacations. Those who know me have heard rumors of my wanting to retire

Artists and artisans and performers and gathered together in a beautiful town that feels like a work of art in itself - this is how Pezenas feels. Less than an hour from Beziers and less than an hour from the Mediterannean, this historic town is r...
I love French courtyards. What can I say? There is something mysterious about them. You wander down a street, see an open doorway that leads to a dark hallway, but at the end, there is daylight. As you walk down the hallway, the sounds of the stre...
At the end of the 19th century, two brothers, Auguste and Louis Lumière, took their new invention to La Ciotat, on the southern coast of France, and scared the daylights out of those in attendance.What frightened the attendees was the moving image...
While there are archeological remains dating back to the 8th century, this hill is remarkable as part of a chain of communication towers, in effect a visual telegraph system, that linked Avignon to Narbonne.In 1794, a series of these towers create...