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Languedoc Roussillon

Gripped by Le Cafard

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 10.09.2015 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

Seven weeks into our year of living in Europe, homesickness hit hard. We're suddenly in the clutches of profound melancholia, in the grip of le cafard. The French have an apt expression for homesickness (mal du pays), but I prefer another term: le cafard, literally "the cockroach."

Why This Gay Couple Chose Languedoc, France, For Their New Life Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.05.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Alex and his partner Greg were in marketing and advertising in London. In 2003, they decided to leave the rat race and head to France with the thought of making a property investment.

Yes, You Can Afford To Retire To The French Countryside

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.09.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Sometimes referred to as the 'Other South of France,' Languedoc-Roussillon sits between the regions of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur to the east, the Midi-Pyrenees to the west, the Auvergne to the north, and Spain to the south.

Why Montpellier's Old Town Is One of France's Perfect Little Cities

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

Want to spend a few days strolling through narrow, centuries old streets, viewing the old masters and modern art, savoring southwestern French cuisine, and listening to music in the squares?

Discover France's Mysterious Rebel County: Languedoc-Roussillon

Holiday Lettings | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Holiday Lettings

For those who prefer to seek out new wines and varieties of local cuisine, the Languedoc-Roussillon region's sweeping Mediterranean coastline and endless vineyards won't disappoint.

Two Talented Expat Winemakers in California: Ernst Storm and Guillaume Fabre

Richard Jennings | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Winemaking in California has very much been shaped and influenced by a long line of experienced growers and winemakers who moved here from other winemaking countries. And the tradition of young winemakers coming from elsewhere to make wine in California continues.