Category Archives: France

Étretat

I didn’t really know what to expect of Normandy before I arrived at the French region’s rocky shores. I knew they were famous for lots of delicious things, like apples and apple cider and apple tarts… Well, mostly the apples,

Étretat

I didn’t really know what to expect of Normandy before I arrived at the French region’s rocky shores. I knew they were famous for lots of delicious things, like apples and apple cider and apple tarts… Well, mostly the apples,

Sailing to Saint Tropez

We’re on a mission. Our group of nine has come to the French Riviera to celebrate my best friend’s bachelorette party. Over breakfast this morning, still at our rented villa in Juan-les-Pins, previously owned by Pablo Picasso, we were all

Sailing to Saint Tropez

We’re on a mission. Our group of nine has come to the French Riviera to celebrate my best friend’s bachelorette party. Over breakfast this morning, still at our rented villa in Juan-les-Pins, previously owned by Pablo Picasso, we were all

Villefranche-sur-mer

The French Riviera is full of undiscovered treasures, from lively larger cities to dormant little fishing villages. Most visitors only spend time in the world-famous cities such as Nice, Cannes or Antibes, but the region still has so much more to offer.

Villefranche-sur-mer

The French Riviera is full of undiscovered treasures, from lively larger cities to dormant little fishing villages. Most visitors only spend time in the world-famous cities such as Nice, Cannes or Antibes, but the region still has so much more to offer.

Sailing the French Riviera

I’ve made an art form out of pretending to know how to sail. Lately the limits of my talents were pushed to the edge when I actually had to think about winches and derricks and sails while stressing about which

Sailing the French Riviera

I’ve made an art form out of pretending to know how to sail. Lately the limits of my talents were pushed to the edge when I actually had to think about winches and derricks and sails while stressing about which

The Slow Charm of Paris

My experience with Paris has been somewhat similar to that of my experience with Lost In Translation. When I first saw the film, I thought it was dreadfully boring and devoid of meaning. When I gave it another chance, I

The Slow Charm of Paris

My experience with Paris has been somewhat similar to that of my experience with Lost In Translation. When I first saw the film, I thought it was dreadfully boring and devoid of meaning. When I gave it another chance, I

Île Sainte-Marguerite

Île Sainte-Marguerite is an incredibly lush island paradise, like a shiny emerald surrounded by clear turquoise waters. The ruggedly beautiful coastline gives the impression of being miles away from civilisation, but this time looks are definitely deceiving. All you have

Île Sainte-Marguerite

Île Sainte-Marguerite is an incredibly lush island paradise, like a shiny emerald surrounded by clear turquoise waters. The ruggedly beautiful coastline gives the impression of being miles away from civilisation, but this time looks are definitely deceiving. All you have

Antibes: The Prettiest Pearl on the French Riviera

Antibes is the quintessential French Riviera city. This beautiful and underrated gem has a charming old town with narrow alleys leading to lively restaurants and bountiful outdoor markets. The clear turquoise waters are lined by white sandy beaches to frolic on.

Antibes: The Prettiest Pearl on the French Riviera

Antibes is the quintessential French Riviera city. This beautiful and underrated gem has a charming old town with narrow alleys leading to lively restaurants and bountiful outdoor markets. The clear turquoise waters are lined by white sandy beaches to frolic on.