Destination: Lavender Fields of Cherry Valley, California

Lavender fields in Cherry Valley (July 2021) July last year turned out to be a busy month for exploring, as lockdown was lifted and more people were fully vaccinated in my home state. That meant more opportunities to go out and enjoy the warm, Californian summer, all the while discover some gems that I hadn't … Continue reading Destination: Lavender Fields of Cherry Valley, California

Destination: Lavender Fields of Provence, France

What makes summer truly iconic are the lavender fields in the south of France. The ones in Provence are the most-famous, and thousands of tourists from all over the world come to visit them every year. The Provencal lavenders have a short season between late June and early August, but they only reach their peak … Continue reading Destination: Lavender Fields of Provence, France

Destination: Aix-en-Provence, France

A notable university town, the city of Aix-en-Provence ("Aix" for short) is also a notable tourist destination for visitors who want to visit the south of France. It's also known for being the "city of a thousand fountains", and I wasn't surprised to see so many of them while spending the afternoon in town. If … Continue reading Destination: Aix-en-Provence, France