Looking east down rue Masséna in Nice France

I took the TGV to Nice yesterday, armed with my “attestation” to attend a “copropriété” (homeowner association) meeting this afternoon. I mentioned in last Monday’s Nouvellettre® that the “Syndic” (trustee/manager)…

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River Collobrier

I spent all day Friday, mostly in a car, just to visit a village house in the town of Collobrières with our newest Search Consultant in the South, Jennifer Parrette,…

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Village of Collioure

The intercity train to Marseille from Nîmes was one hour late. With one hour in between trains (the subsequent one to take from Marseille to Nice), that left literally two…

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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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