While Villefranche-sur-Mer dates back to the 14th century, it is now a popular cruise port, largely due to its location close to the more famous French towns of Nice, Cannes & Monaco. But why leave town on a ship sponsored excursion (or in a rental car) when the town itself has so much to offer? […]
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Olive Trail by Gordon Lethbridge In the tangled narrow streets of vieux Nice is Oliviera, a place anyone with a gastronomic interest in olives must visit. I have to admit I didn’t stumble upon it in a delightful serendipitous way but was taken there by a local. The streets of vieux Nice are a pleasant […]
European cities come in many shapes & sizes. Some are huge (looking at you Rome), some are quiet & quaint (Villefranche, France), some are huge but feel quaint (Florence). But they all have something in common: drool worthy architecture & cityscapes that span for miles. You might also like… Wordless Wednesday Wordless Wednesday: June Photo-a-Day […]
Cycling Through Italy by Rebekah Kuschmider When Christina asked me to write about my quintessential summer vacation my mind whirled. My family has taken some a-maz-ing vacations over the years. There was the trip to a due ranch in Wyoming when I was about 12 where we all camped out in Yellowstone one night and […]
The Perfect Paris Summer Vacation by Jaime Carroll Follow Jaime on Twitter at @JaimeLC While many people think a summer vacation should be filled with sand, surf and sun, my favorite place to spend a week in the summer is in the city of romance, magic and lights: Paris.A good many other people may think […]
One of my favorite places in the entire world is La Boqueria, the huge public market in Barcelona, Spain. The colorful produce, spices & candy is unlike anything I’ve seen anywhere in the U.S. Pull up a stool to one of the many tapas bars in the market, & enjoy a light lunch! You might […]
I usually pay my own way for the experiences shared here. Sometimes I don't. If something is comp'd, you'll always know. Regardless, you'll always get my honest experiences & honest opinions - the good, the bad, the ugly & the fabulous.