"There is Provence, of course, and then there is “Provençal.” While Provence has been content to stay put over the last few millenia, luring romantics and sensualists to its colorful landscape, “Provençal”-- the once-humble region’s evocative, chic-rustique style -- has gone out and conquered the world.” http://www.departures.com/art-culture/design/pursuit-provençal
"The coffers of Zug were not always brimming with gold. For most of its 700-year history, Zug was an impoverished little lakeside town notable only for its catastrophes."
"Work and pleasure have taken me around the world, but I’ve learned that it is sometimes the mundane domestic flight that changes your life." nytimes.com/2007/09/11/business/
"When it comes to iconic baguettes, flaky croissants, and melt-in-your-mouth pains au chocolat, the French capital delivers." (Travel + Leisure, February 2007 )
"Nothing compares to a languid lunch or a multicourse dinner in the French countryside. From Arles to Apt, Linda Dannenberg dishes up some of the most delicious—and charming—family-run restaurants in the south of France."
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