It has been a long time since I wanted to write a piece about the mythical borne d'angle of Michelin. You can still find them here and there along French roads. At first, I thought it was a simple … [Read more...] about Roadsigns as a peoples heritage
Carnet de voyage
Recollections of travels, mainly through France, Spain, and Italy. They are a combination of sketches, photography, and handwritten notes in notebooks.
In the above video you can flip through the second book by designer Mike Rohde on sketchnoting. It just came out in a French translation and dropped in my mailbox. Very proud to have been invited to … [Read more...] about Le guide avancé du Sketchnote
Since we were camping at our daughters' place in the Luberon for a month, we took the plan to get away for a few days and visit Catalonia. From Provence in France, it's approximately a 4 to 5 hours … [Read more...] about Hiking along the GR92 in Catalonia
Whenever we are in the Luberon region in Provence, we visit one of our favorite perched villages: Ménerbes. Together with Bonnieux, Lacoste and Oppède-le-Vieux Ménerbes sits on the north face of the … [Read more...] about Strolling through Ménerbes
Provence is well known for its bright-coloured markets. Apt, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Carpentras, and Coustellet are among the most famous. Velleron adds one extra colour. … [Read more...] about The colours of Velleron
Beaumes de Venise is classified as a ‘place of remarkable taste.' Indeed, the wines are excellent, and the kitchens are of good reputation. The region produces two distinctively different wines … [Read more...] about Beaumes de Venise