Tour de France Riders Zoom by in Nice

I prolonged my summer a few days for the sole purpose of being in Nice for the “Grand Départ” of Tour de France. Initially scheduled to take place from June…

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Nice's New Tramway Line 2

As I sat on the beach Sunday afternoon, looking out at the gorgeous aqua color of the Mediterranean, the waves getting higher as the winds came up and blew away…

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Tour de France in Nice

  The City of Nice is seriously promoting the upcoming “Grand Départ” of the Tour de France from its shore. No matter where you look, you see signs of it…

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Algajola, Corsica

Every other year, a small group of girlfriends join me for a week of complete R&R on the French island of Corsica. We’ve had the trip booked since last November—the…

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Côte d'Azur Coincidence | Village Town of Peillon

Last summer, my daughter and I rented a car in Nice to take three days of excursions to the perched hill towns above the seaside city. There are many of…

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It's Really Happening Escape from America - Parler Nice - Marie Antoinette Flying by Erica SImone

International Living Magazine recently reported a “Massive Surge in Americans Searching for Info on Moving Overseas…Americans are looking to escape—over the last three months, International Living has seen a surge of…

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View from Villa Number Two, Villefranche-sur-Mer

LA FLEUR DU CAP An author friend visiting last week had a hankering to take a day trip to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat—a place where he and his family spent a lot of…

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