Ani has had a long-standing love affair with France since first arriving in the early 90s. She’s been traveling to and fro ever since.

In 2004 she found property on the Normandy/Brittany border and went through the arduous but rewarding adventure of renovating a 250 year-old stone cottage.

Immersing herself in French culture at every opportunity allowed her to create this web platform and base for others ~ perhaps vicariously ~ to experience the joie de vie that France offers.

Based in the Pacific Northwest USA, she divides her time between there and France. She is a freelance travel journalist & blogger, provides boutique tours, and assists those coming to France with fixed itineraries, to allow greater immersion for an authentic French experience.

You can find her work within the pages of

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