The Good Life France Magazine

The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...

Published by the award winning team at The Good Life France

1 year ago

Issue No. 15

Discover the Drome, Nyons - the last Provencal frontier, Charente-Maritime, Burgundy, Paris gastronomy, Nice, secret Provence, recipes, a whole lot more. It's the next best thing to being in France...


CONTRIBUTORS Barbara Pasquet James is a US lifestyle editor, speaker and urban explorer who writes about food fashion and culture, from Paris. She helped launch, write and edit USA Today’s City Guide To Paris and her photo blog is at: Justine Halifax is a multi award-winning writer hand journalist. She writes for the Birmingham Mail, Birmingham Post and Sunday Mercury both in print and online. Recent journalism awards include winning Midlands Feature Writer of the Year 2014. Peter Jones is a writer and photographer. He presents a weekly travel and food show at Puritans Radio in the UK. Sara Neumeier is a New York food stylist who shares a summer home in the Dordogne with her parents. She and her recipes are featured in the memoir Beginning French by Les Américains. Rupert Parker is a writer, photographer, cameraman & TV Producer. Read about his latest adventures on his website Planet Appetite & follow him on Twitter @planetappetite. Lucy Pitts is a writer and Deputy Editor of The Good Life France. She is a professional copywriter who runs Strood Copy. She divides her time between France and the UK. Editor: Janine Marsh contact editor (at) the Deputy Editor: Lucy Pitts Advertising: Mark sales (at) Digital support: Umbrella Web Solutions

CONTENTS P. 26 P. 30 P. 18 FEATURES 8 The Other Provence – Drome Lucy Pitts discovers a romantic and unspoiled region of lavender fields and vineyards 14 Nyons the last Provencal Frontier Lucy Pitts explores the dramatic beauty of a little known town in Provence 18 The Secrets of Provence Susana Iwase Hanson and Jeanny Cronk reveal the most beautiful secret destinations of Provence 26 Nice – a gastronomic paradise Janine Marsh gets greedy in Nice but shares her favourite restaurants with you! 30 Va va voom to the Vendée Lucy Pitts takes her kids to the Vendée and finds a pocket of France that’s a hidden gem 36 Outdoor Adventures in Samoens Rupert Parker goes up up and away in the French Alps