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France: Grasse

Last week I took you to Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat and Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild. In today’s travelpost I will take you to another city in the south of France, which we visited during that same holiday: Grasse.  520 more words


A Magical Afternoon in the Perfume Capital of The World

As you know, France is famous for its perfumes. Last summer, while on family vacation in the South of France, we visited Grasse, the perfume capital of the world, which is perched on the hills of Provence about 20 km from Cannes and makes a lovely day trip, away from the crowded beaches. 304 more words


Just Because: Fragonard Parfumeur

Let’s all just take a deep breath and look at this sweet illustration of cats, birds, and mice working together to distill some perfumery ingredients. 7 more words


Nice is nice...down South in France, San Remo Italy and Monaco

Cote d’Azure or The French Riviera in ‘Murica speak

Nice (pronounced Niece), Eze, San Remo Italy, and Monaco during Carnival.   Crashed a party and lost money at the Monte Carlo.   72 more words

Fragonard, Grasse

We split our recent holiday in France, into two destinations so that we could cover more of the south coast in the time we were there. 154 more words

Inspirational Artists


Below are a selection of the drawings a Fragonard exhibit from a 2016 show. Had a ball with all the fabulous and fashionable older Parisian set at this quaint little museum right inside the Luxembourg Garden. 30 more words

Other People's Art

Visiting Grasse - the Perfume Capital of the World

Just eleven miles north of Cannes and a really short twenty minute drive, we found Grasse to be a world away from the buzz of the coast. 395 more words