Nice 2019: Arrival and Lunch at Peixes

It’s a long weekend break: 4 nights. By travelling out to Nice early this morning, arriving in plenty of time for lunch, and flying home late on Monday, I effectively manage to make it a 5-day trip. I flew British Airways from Heathrow and booked my hotel – Best Western Plus Hotel Massena – through […]

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Nice: Five Nights in Nice – Eat, Drink, Do

I arrived home from Nice last night and thought it would be a nice idea to put together all my suggestions about what to do there in one convenient post. Of course, one can only do so much in a 5-night stay and thus the suggestions are limited, obviously subjective because they’re based on my […]

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Nice: In Search of Raoul Dufy

Anyone who knows Raoul Dufy’s (1877-1953) joyous paintings of Nice won’t be surprised to hear that when in Nice and walking along the Promenade des Anglais, they frequently come to mind. There is the beautiful curve of the Baie des Angers (Bay of Angels) that he captured, the tall palm trees that line the edge […]

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Nice: Supper at Le Bistro du Fromager

The decision of where to eat the main meal of the day is a very important one for a food blogger on holiday. With two guides books and a list of recommended restaurants from the food tour yesterday, it shouldn’t be too difficult a task to accomplish. However, finding anywhere in the maze of narrow […]

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Nice: Bus to Villefranche

The weather forecast for today and tomorrow isn’t great and I was woken early in morning by the sound of heavy rain. I wasn’t sure whether to go ahead with my plan to catch a bus to take me a few miles along the coast to Villefranche when I set out to find a cafe […]

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