France Lifestyle Travel

Aix-en-Provence Market Guide

Aix-en-Provence was our base during lavender season and perusing the local markets was at the top of my list. On any given day there is a market open, featuring fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese, flowers, crafts and other artisanal goods. A visual feast much like the markets in Paris, with a rainbow of fresh produce on offer. My favourite markets were the Luynes market and the flower marke ...

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Creativity Lifestyle

In the Studio with Jessie Kanelos Weiner

I am a strong believer in sourcing inspiration from outside of your field and have always been fascinated by artists that create magic with their hands. Jessie Kanelos Weiner is one of those amazing makers and shakers, whose vibrant and engaging work I highly admire. Jessie is an American illustrator, food stylist and author based in Paris. She is also known as The Franco Fly over on her blog, whe ...

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France Lifestyle Travel

Paris Market Guide

Perusing a market is one of my favourite things to do in Paris, or any place for that matter. Paris markets truly are an experience not to be missed. A visual feast filled with delicious fresh produce and gorgeous blooms. Not to mention a great insight into French culture and a fun way to learn the language. There are numerous markets throughout Paris and I have had the pleasure of visiting qui ...

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