Ready, Steady, Van Gogh

Guest post from Julie Mautner of The Provence Post Three years in the works, the Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles opened to the public on Monday April 7th with an inaugural exhibit called Van Gogh Live! The F...

Bite-size Lautrec

Provence magazine, Provence blog, Toulouse-Lautrec, Angladon museum, Avignon Who was he? Toulouse Lautrec was a turn of the 20th century painter, printmaker and illustrator. Why should we be interested?  ...

Blog: Paralysed by love

The column below was first published in the Riviera Reporter Some years ago I was pronounced a medical marvel by our local doctor. I was the first man ever to develop gout from drinking too much rosé. At the t...

Spring cultural agenda

A selection of great things to do and see between March and mid-June. Hover over the image for information or click on the image to enter the media gallery. Ipad users read horizontally for full captions and ho...

Train your own truffle dog

Provence truffle hunting Everything you always wanted to know about truffle hunting in Provence including how to train your dog to  find truffles What are truffles and where do you find them? Truffles are a ...

Last chance for a Med voyage

Mediterranean voyages with Monet, Renoir and Chagall at Carrieres de Lumieres until 05 January www.carrieres-lumieres.com Price: 9 euros 50 I’d always thought of the shows put on at the Carrieres de Lumieres i...