Bordeaux & Basque Country

A mesmerizing combination of royalty and viticulturist history! Bordeaux was a place of take it or leave it for me, when I started exploring France. But,  I met an amazing young Bordelais on a flight back to US one year and she changed my mind. Emmanuel spoke of her region with passion and pride. She boasted…… Continue reading Bordeaux & Basque Country

Provence I : Aix-en-Provence, Luberon Valley Villages

For years, I wanted to see the famous Champs de Lavande en Provence , but it wasn’t meant to be until 2015! Why? The first few visits to France, I never made it down to South of France, and when I finally did make it, the lavendars were cut and done with! Today, I can’t imagine a…… Continue reading Provence I : Aix-en-Provence, Luberon Valley Villages