Posts tagged with "France"

Bonjour, Bordeaux!

October 23, 2013

Say “bonjour” to another amazing Quintess Beyond property in France! Rue Charles Monselet is a luxurious three-story nineteenth-century home in the heart of Bordeaux, a city second only to Paris in beauty and charm. Only a three-hour train ride from Paris, this UNESCO World Heritage city has shed its industrial image and transformed from a once-grubby port into a chic and lively center of art and culture.

January Photo of the Month: Unlock the Secrets of Provence

January 3, 2012
Set adrift on a fresh lavender breeze through the French countryside with Quintess Beyond Provence. With two stunning Proven├žal country homes and a lovely local hostess to show you the best of the region, your next European adventure promises to be unlike any before. Meet Janine, your Provence hostess, and read about a few of her well-curated favorites in our blog, Provencal Secrets.

Provencial Secrets

December 13, 2011

Meet Janine Guignard, our Quintess Beyond Provence Concierge and expert in all things French and fabulous. British by birth and European by nature, Janine grew up beneath endless blue skies on the island of Crete, where she worked in the tourism trade until her French husband swept her off her feet and into the pastoral beauty of Aix en Provence. As a mother of...