Côte d’Azur Day 4: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Another magical place I had seen on social media recently was the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula a short bus ride away from Nice. This pink mansion was built between 1905-1912 for a Rothschild Baroness and is filled with artwork and rare porcelain. As this was our last day in France and we had […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 3: Menton and Monaco

Menton, France

The last time I came to the South of France I was told to give Menton a miss because there were prettier towns to explore during our limited number of days there. However, after seeing so many pictures of that iconic view from Quai Impératrice Eugénie, I decided to make the journey there one morning […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 2: Èze-Village

Èze-Village, French Riviera

I’ve already written a post about the incredible hilltop village of Èze – it was back in 2014 at the end of my semester abroad in Paris and I was completely blown away. You can read that blog post where I describe how to get there and see some pictures from a much foggier day […]

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Côte d’Azur Day 1: Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer

Nice, French Riviera

I almost had to split this post into two parts because I seemed to take a ridiculous number of photos on our first day in the Côte d’Azur (the excitement was real) but finally I was able to edit them down to a reasonable number. We began our day’s walk by strolling along the Promenade […]

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Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice

I’m back from the South of France now and what better way to kick off my series of blog posts from this trip than with one dedicated to the hotel we chose in Nice. When I was planning this trip I knew that I wanted to make Nice our base as it’s the home of […]

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Paris Day 4

La Maison Rose

Here’s the final lot of photos from my Paris trip. On day 4 we decided to head up to Montmartre – one of the most quintessentially Parisian parts of the city. It’s a bit of a hike up to the top but it’s worth going via Rue Norvins and La Maison Rose on Rue de […]

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