Kristin Crispin Humphreys

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Travels on the Run: Aix-en-Provence

From the foot of Cours Mirabeau — some call it France’s most beautiful avenue — in Aix-en-Provence I make my way past history and beauty intertwined. Richly decorated, Italianate-style <i>hôtels particuliers</i> (private mansions) hark back to the sun-kissed city’s 17th-century golden age, these days …

Raymond Blanc's Provence: Gourmet Getaways

In the first episode of How to Cook Well, the BBC Two series that began this week , Raymond Blanc taught the basics of slow cooking - a technique he associates with his time spent in Provence, where bouillabaise (fish soup), tomato-based stews and one-pot dishes infused with rosemary are always on …

France

Readers' travel tips: Provence

Winning tip: Carrières de Lumières, Les Baux<p>The huge underground quarries close to Les Baux-de-Provence, left behind after the bauxite mines were exhausted, have been converted to host a spectacular audio-visual show. We saw paintings by Van Gogh and Gauguin displayed on the floors, ceiling and …

Enjoying the beautiful Gorges du Verdon in the Provence

Whether it is walking, bouldering, hiking, kayaking or just simply sitting on a stone with your feet in the refreshing turquoise water of the river …

A Medieval Town (and a Modern Garden) in Provence

In one of the oldest medieval towns in southeastern France sits a sprawling stucco-and-tile house built in the 1920s by the grandfather of Anne-Marie …

European Travel

The ultimate Provence trip planner

Fragrant lavender fields, cobbled streets and sizzling coastlines - Provence’s endless charms have inspired writers, painters and travellers galore. This bewitching corner of southern France combines lively coastal cities and quaint, whisper-quiet villages, making it a favourite destination for …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Zagat

Driving in France

This is a collection of information about driving in France, based on what I have learned in driving some 5000 km in that country. It does not try to …

Roads

Favorite Towns of Provence and the Cote d' Azur

Mmmm...imagine sunshine, the scent of lavender and rosemary, parasol pines, olive groves, sunflowers, and the Mediterranean...you are experiencing …

France

Where to Eat (and Drink) in Paris Now

It may be a cool spring in Paris, but the bistro scene is hot as ever. These five newcomers, each with its own distinct ambiance and character, have …

Tips from the Jet Set: How to Do Paris Right

<i>From the desk of Style Guru and Jet Setter, Pepita Diamand</i><p>They say that Paris is the world’s most visited city and judging by the amount of far-flung …