French lifestyle / 14.11.2018

A friend asked me the other day what is so special about Marseille soaps. Every summer one can see these typical blocks of soap on every market. This summer when one of our friends almost bought some of the very commercial little coloured soaps I immediately stopped her and took her to the merchant where I get my soaps. He buys them directly from one of the factories in Marseille and if you are lucky you are one of the first to buy a fresh batch. This is...

French lifestyle / 09.06.2017

Living in Lorgues not only means living in between vineyards and beautiful French country side, but also means living at an hour or less away to some of the coolest places in the South of France. Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Gorges du Verdon and of course, Saint-Tropez. A few years ago I was asked by a magazine to write a few articles about Saint-Tropez and what you need to see when you go there. I now like to share again with you all the special things that are a definite...

French lifestyle / 10.05.2017

The ‘South of France ‘life style has always been popular.  As soon as I moved permanently to the South of France in 2008, one of my daughters made the following remark: ‘Mama, we never have to go on a holiday again, as we now live in the holidays’. And there I realised she was right. Each summer, the area where we live, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. People save up a for a whole year to spend their so well deserved holiday right...