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Sheila Johnston
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There's something particularly exciting about poking around a museum after dark. The idea of having one night of the year when you can go to a museum by night began in Berlin, Germany, in the late 1990s and has since spread all across Europe.
This year that night is 17 May. So what's happening in the major cities of Provence? http://www.marvellous-provence.com/news

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Surrounded by its purple lavender fields, the beautiful Abbaye de Sénanque is one of THE poster images of Provence -- but it turns out that it's not that easy to visit. In early April (minus lavender blooms), we went inside to take a look: http://www.marvellous-provence.com/other-places/villages/gordes/abbaye-de-senanque

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The terrace of the Villa Madie in Cassis, which received its second Michelin star this year. We visited it a while ago -- here's our report: http://www.marvellous-provence.com/gastronomy/restaurants/other-places/cassis-la-villa-madie
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The Changing Faces of Modern Art
This is Marseille's big show of the late winter / early spring - in fact it's the city's most ambitious show of the year. Visages: Picasso, Magritte, Warhol... ( Faces: Picasso, Magritte, Warhol...) traces the representation of the human face in art from th...

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The Man From Michelin, He Say Yes
It's that time of year again! In February Michelin publishes the new editions of its influential guides, both touristic and gastronomic. First up is tourism (the restaurant guide follows later this month) - and it seems as though all those renovations and n...
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