Category Archives: Shopping in the Aude

Our favourite places to shop

Castelnaudary – Monday Morning Market

Very early on Monday mornings the noises start,  lorries and vans arriving and stall holders banging and shouting as they set up their stalls. The sounds do not bother me because I am on holiday and do not have to get out of … Continue reading

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Lunes Bijoux – jewellery made in Languedoc

It’s been a while since I looked at the Lunes Bijoux website. About 5 years actually. Kylee Milner is making gorgeous jewellery. She also has an online store, runs jewellery making workshops, participates in shows and exhibitions, has a blog … Continue reading

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Shopping in France – ni bonjour, ni au revoir, ni merde

Visiting France? Planning to shop? Heard about how rude French people are? (They aren’t, really.) Here’s a tip to make your shopping experience enjoyable. Say bonjour when you go into a store and say au revoir (or merci, au revoir) … Continue reading

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My Favourite Vide Greniers in the Aude

Is anyone else vide-grenier mad? I asked a friend who is now in California if she liked being back in the US and she said that it was ok, good to be near family, but that she really missed vide-greniers. … Continue reading

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Lagrasse Christmas Market – December 4, 2011

Mark your calendars.  The marché de Noël in Lagrasse is on Sunday December 4th from 10:00 to 19:00. It will be held in the Salle Polyvalente on the route de Ribaute and will feature more than 30 vendors. As my … Continue reading

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