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  • Travel Insurance: What our Provence Clients tell us


    Travel Insurance: What our Provence Clients tell us. More and more our clients ask us whether they should purchase travel insurance, also known as trip cancelation insurance.   Most villa rental companies and travel agencies recommend that their clients purchase this insurance.  We suggest several travel insurance companies but we do not endorse them and we have […]

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  • Thanksgiving in Provence

    thanksgiving in provence

    Thanksgiving is the favorite U.S. holiday of many Americans. It was first celebrated in 1621 by Native Americans and Pilgrims in Plymouth, Massachusetts to give thanks for the harvest from the preceding year. It is a secular holiday, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November by all Americans, each adding their special dishes depending on […]

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  • Markets of Provence by Marjorie R Williams

    markets in provence

    Book recommendation    Markets of Provence by Marjorie R Williams   In the “Markets of Provence” Marjorie R. Williams has done a masterful and comprehensive job of explaining Provençal markets. She describes and takes you with her to the many types of markets: traditional Provençal markets; farmers’ markets; flea markets; antique markets; covered markets; craft […]

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  • Fratelli – Stylish, fun and delicious new Italian restaurant in St-Rémy-de-Provence


    St-Rémy-de-Provence has the good fortune to have yet another excellent Italian restaurant, Fratelli, specializing in pizzas and pastas, and that just opened this past April.     Fratelli means “brothers” in Italian but here the term refers to several things: the Italian national anthem, often referred to as Fratelli d’Italia—“Brothers of Italy”—from its opening line; […]