Author: Home Hunts

Summer Unplugged: Some of the Best Places in France to Digitally Detox

Making the most out of summer is a top priority for most vacationers. Here are some top places in France to inspire you for some digital detox and rebooting before getting back to the grind… With batches of people heading to the beach or the mountains during summer for vacation, getting that much-needed break from work can be a tiring deal as you struggle to look for your own spot on the crowded beach or a nice walk in the woods without the traffic congestion leading there. Resolving to shut off in your luxurious hotel room or villa can...

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Living in the Land of Rosé: Some of the Best Estates Situated in Wine-Producing Areas in Provence

To be in Provence during summertime is a dream for those looking for lazy summer afternoons with a chilled bottle of Rosé wine, one of the best products from the region consumed gloriously all over France during the hottest season of the year. We visit Provence to showcase some of the best lifestyle estates and commercial properties offering the best vineyard views and flowing Rosé wines… Ever since the ancient Greeks founded the city of Marseille in 600 BC, wine has been made in the Provence region. Viticulture and winemaking have evolved and developed by different groups that have...

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Why the Aquitaine is the Food Destination to Visit this Summer

Aquitaine (or Nouvelle-Aquitaine) in the southwest of France not only includes the famous capital city of Bordeaux but also other top restaurants located in different areas within its territory. With the latest high-speed TGV train launched last month, the region is more accessible to many foodies, wine and music lovers wanting to taste the best that the region has on offer… In Southwest France lies a rich agricultural area, producing some of the world’s best wines and some prized gourmet delicacies. A veritable feast of a region for food enthusiasts, welcome to the Aquitaine! Bordeaux is the capital city...

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Six of the most glamorous villas for sale on the French Riviera

These are six of the finest, most glamorous properties currently on the market on the Riviera The fashionable seaside resorts, lively summer crowds and glorious local gastronomy of the Côte d’Azur has kept it a long-time favourite with holidaymakers and real estate investors. In 2016, an impressive 11 million tourists visited this region with around one-quarter arriving by plane. This year, airport arrivals to the French Riviera are up 30% on last year. This increase is mostly credited to the #FeelCotedAzur advertising campaign, which promoted the region to bring in even more Brits, Germans and Dutch visitors. With proximity to...

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Off the Beaten Path in Provence

  Each charming village in the south of France keeps a box full of hidden offerings that can be a guaranteed delight for all who are willing to discover them. We invite you to get lost in Provence and discover a myriad of secrets and wonders in this most beloved region in France. Discover the Village of Ventabren Not far from the famous bourgeois commune of Aix en Provence and less than 3 hours by TGV train from Paris is the charming village of Ventabren. A pretty destination set high on top of a hill, walking around its small...

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