After a couple of gloomy posts about things closing, it’s good to be able to welcome a new enterprise: BRUT, is a spacious restaurant which opened in the place des Tanneurs last month to offer an interesting menu ofassiettes‘ for diners to combine and enjoy. Continue Reading »

Rue Loubon is one of those tiny, picturesque streets in Aix that are pure Provence. It’s here that German artist Miriam Hartmann has chosen to establish her gallery which is just celebrating its first birthday.

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Aix – Another Closure

This time, in the cours Mirabeau:

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Ice-Skating in Aix!


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Marseille has been working hard to get itself on the tourist ‘must-see’ list and the Tourist Office now offers many organised visits to different parts of this vibrant city.  Apart from the obvious sites, visitors can opt for food-tasting tours, street art walks, lunch on a cruise ship, or behind the scenes at the Marseille opera which includes a fascinating visit to the atelier where costumes are made.

Their new catalogue describes them for trip-organisers – but at the same time gives us individuals lots of ideas for outings!

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bleTomorrow, 4th December, is the feast day of Sainte Barbe and, as all good Provencals know, it’s the day to Continue Reading »

There’s an event being held next week in Aix to bring together women from across the area who want to promote their activities, whether they have a business or a club or a blog. Continue Reading »