A Week in Les 3 Vallees

I spent months debating which ski resort to spend a week at- and I’m so glad we ended up in Courchevel Moriand (or 1650), part of the largest ski area in the world! Though it has a reputation for being pricey (which it lived up to when I paid €6 for a tiny bottle of…

The While in Europe List Round III

We’ve committed to another year in the UK, but I think this time it will definitely be the last one. Which means we have to travel as much as possible while it’s still cheap to visit Europe. Our ever growing bucket/while we live in Europe list has been updated since last year, and since then…

From Menton to Monaco (and Villefranche-ser-Mer)

After a day of exploring Nice, and another day touring wineries in Provence, it was time to take on the rest of the French Riviera. Trains and busses abound from Nice to Menton, running through beautiful coastal towns. Take the 100 bus from Nice (starting location may vary due to construction in Nice) and ride…

Sun and Wine in Provence

One of our priorities for our trip to Nice was to try some good wine and food. I searched a bit for wine tours in the region, but they must not be very popular as I only found one or two operators. We booked a day long tour to Provence with Grape Tours and I’m glad…

Visiting Nice

When we stepped off the plane onto the tarmac at the Nice Côte D’Azure airport it was a gorgeous day. And it remained that way for our 4 day trip to the French Riviera. We booked the trip hoping for a relaxed vacation, less audioguides and more wine. We got our wish, the trip was…