Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Back to the Future on Marseille's Old Port
The Hotel La Résidence du Vieux Port seems a mite pricey for a three-star hotel, but it's worth it for two reasons: a magnificent location in the expensive heart of Marseille and its very snazzy neo-1950s interior design. Click here to read more.