Tag Archives: marseille
January 10, 2014

A Taste of Morocco in Marseille: Place Lorette

Tucked in the side streets behind the Vieux Port, not far from the popular quartier du Panier, is a real treat. A specialty. A taste of Morocco in old Marseille. Place Lorette is a light and delicious brunch spot; sweet and savory and very welcoming. This is where you will want to spend a sunny Sunday […]

November 11, 2013

Gardens, Art & Soup: Things To Do in Marseille

Early in September I was sent on a lovely little assignment by Grown-up Travel Guide, which found me sat comfortably in 1st class on the TGV from Rouen to Marseille. Four fascinating and lux days in the European Capital of Culture! Gardens, art, caves, famous French fish soup and so much more were discovered on […]

October 15, 2013

The Marius Fabre Savonnerie in Salon-de-Provence: A Marseille Soap Tour

I absolutely loved visiting the Savonnerie Marius Fabre in Salon-de-Provence last month; fascinating and a delight for the senses, this Marseille soap tour was full of lovely sweet smells, production secrets, family history and many appealing photo opportunities. The family of Monsieur Marius Fabre has been creating and manufacturing the famous soap of Marseille, or […]