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Winter Memories of Tuscany
I used to visit houses in Tuscany in November and it could be very cold. I always went in November because houses would be empty and yet not entirely closed up for the winter.

I'd be stationed in a sm...
Click To ReadPublished on 12/28/2015

Winter Memories of Paris
It's raining and chilly in the Bay Area today. I love it since every drop of moisture here is precious. And also because it feels like winter-- something that doesn't always happen here where we usually have ...
Click To ReadPublished on 12/24/2015

Paris and the 10th Arr.
For many years I've offered a pretty apartment in the 10th arrondisement in Paris. Frankly, when we offered it to clients, we often had to explain why this was such a great location. Located next to the Canal...
Click To ReadPublished on 12/18/2015

A Visit to the Lightning Field With New French Friends
This summer I did not go to France or Italy. Instead I went to northwest New Mexico to visit a "land art" installation by Walter De Maria, -->Click To ReadPublished on 10/08/2015

My Trek on the Via Francigena
The Via Francigena is a medieval trail going from Canterbury, England to Rome, Italy. It was the major route to Rome from the north. It is named the Via Francigena because it came through France to Italy. Click To ReadPublished on 06/17/2015

A Beautiful Rue de Grenelle Apartment
People often ask me how we find new apartments in Paris. Well, the answer often is, "contacts through our existing apartments".

And that is exactly why we are now able to offer this beautiful 2 bedroo...
Click To ReadPublished on 05/01/2015

Springtime Travel to Paris
It's April and the time when our first clients leave for their vacations in France. And typically, those are vacations in Paris. Yes, springtime in Paris is the theme. Here are some bits of info if you are pl...
Click To ReadPublished on 04/16/2015

Traveling with Children in France and Italy
Can you still have your dream vacation in France even with young children? Yes, and renting a house in season is the best way to do so.

In July and August, the French are on vacation themselves so if y...
Click To ReadPublished on 03/31/2015

Parisian Chocolate Shops
Parisians have a love affair with fine chocolate. As you walk around any neighborhood, you'll be sure to pass at least one shop window filled with remarkable items made in chocolate. On this past trip I was st...
Click To ReadPublished on 03/11/2015

A Visit to Paris's Famous Cemetery: Père-Lachaise
It's always fun to find something new to visit on each trip I take to Paris. This fall my husband and I, at last after many years, decided to visit the famous -->Click To ReadPublished on 02/27/2015

Join in the Olive Harvest in 2015
Ever see the olive harvest in Provence?

On my fall trip I stayed at PR301 when the owner was harvesting olives from...
Click To ReadPublished on 01/30/2015

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