Tag Archives: beach

Top 5 Seaside Destinations in Europe

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by .

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Now that spring has sprung in most of the Northern Hemisphere, it is time to start planning your summer vacation. Some parts of Europe happen to be blessed with sunny and warm weather all summer. If you’re part lizard or if you could use some extra vitamin D, read on! Spain While most of coastal Spain [...]

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Travel Report: Long week-end in La Rochelle

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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While there are many things I would happily whine about in France (customer service being high on the list), holidays are certainly not one of them. When a holiday falls on a Thursday, instead of just switching it to Friday, they do what they call “faire le pont” (make a bridge) and give both days [...]

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Amongst the Stars in Côte-d’Azur

Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by .

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I went to Côte d’Azur in late April. It was a bit of a last minute spill, really. I landed at Nice at around 9AM. The landing is quite something, the plane has to turn around over the Mediterranean and land on a tiny tarmac on the beach. It was beautiful. There is a regular bus service [...]

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