Our Provencal Houses and Their Stories |
It's a pleasure to work with interesting owners. My last blog addressed the very interesting clients that book with us. Now, I want to talk about some of our very interesting houses.
I think having a...
Click To ReadPublished on 12/05/2013
I Love My Job: I Have Cool Clients! |
I have been running Ville et Village since 1992--that is 22 years and I still LOVE MY JOB.
Okay, over the years the competition has grown, the economy has sometimes dipped, and sometimes folks have unr...
Click To ReadPublished on 10/30/2013
My Upcoming Summer Trip to Venice |
This summer, we have several clients going to Venice and staying at one of our apartments there. And I will be going, too.
Last time I was in Venice I stayed near the Fenice in a lovely apartment that...
Click To ReadPublished on 07/22/2013
Summer Festivals in France & Italy |
I love to travel in July and August in France & Italy. The Europeans are on vacation themselves with their families and often there are special events scheduled. So although some folks think it is not a good ...
Click To ReadPublished on 06/28/2013
June 21st in France _La Fête de la Musique |
If you're in Paris or France next week remember that on the summer solstice, June 21, there will be some kind of celebation. In Paris, it is La Fête de la Musique. There will be lots of open air music through...
Click To ReadPublished on 06/14/2013
Travel Theft and Protecting Yourself |
We always tell clients to protect themselves from theft when travelling, but this year the season has already started with two incidents of people having items stolen from them when they were out and about. And...
Click To ReadPublished on 05/24/2013
Lily of the Valley-May Day in France |
I'll be in France on May 1, France's National Labor Day and as always will enjoy marking this special day as the French do by buying a bouquet of "muguets" or lilies-of-the-valley.
France has many publ...
Click To ReadPublished on 04/18/2013
Taking Your Cell Phone to Europe |
Did you know that the owners in Europe ask us for our client's cell phone number?
Most owners or keyholders do expect clients to have with them a mobile phone so that they can be called when they are en...
Click To ReadPublished on 03/29/2013
How the TSA Made Me a Happier Traveller |
I, for one, was delighted to read that the TSA will now allow airline travellers to take small folding knives with them on board airplanes. Why is this so very important to me? I have a love affair with Click To ReadPublished on 03/14/2013
A Mill in Paradou and Winter Reading |
In these dark winter months when I've planned for my summer trip to France, but am still waiting to go...I like to get a book that gets me in the mood for that trip. If you're like me, here's a terrific sugges...
Click To ReadPublished on 02/11/2013
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