Jewelry designer inspired by the land

Lamb’s wool, Tahitian pearls, drift wood — the jewelry designers at Alterior Symboise add a touch of surprise to each hand-crafted piece. . . . → Read More: Jewelry designer inspired by the land

Tekameli shares gypsy gospel music

Just as American gospel musicians bring the music of Southern Baptist churches to the masses, the Perpignan-based gypsy band Tekameli shares the evangelical religion that many modern-day gypsies have adopted. . . . → Read More: Tekameli shares gypsy gospel music

Would you like some cheese with that whine?

Wine pairs with everything in France. Don’t believe me? Try one of the seemingly endless varieties of cheeses, and if that’s not your thing…

Organic Zucchini and Tomato Gazpacho

How about with chocolate? Perhaps some mussels? A bit of pasta or bread? Little cups of organic gazpacho?

Since coming to France, I’ve lost . . . → Read More: Would you like some cheese with that whine?

Wait, is this France?!

I was hot, exhausted and excited when I stepped off the five- hour train ride from Paris. But after a look around the train station,  I thought I may have stayed on the train too long and entered Spain.

Instantly I noticed that the air, the vibe and the architecture was vastly different from . . . → Read More: Wait, is this France?!

Tabletop threats

When I was a kid, resting my hands on the dinner table would inevitably result in a disapproving glance from my mother followed by the question: “Would you do that if you were dining with the Queen of England?”

I still don’t know about the Queen.  But if my mother were to ask me . . . → Read More: Tabletop threats