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My favorite views in Nice

As the weather gets chillier and I go longer and longer without a proper pain au chocolat, I really start to miss Nice. Even though I realize I'd never want to live there full-time--which has more to do with the endless red tape of French bureaucracy...
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The best of the French Riviera, via Instagram

When I decided to visit Croatia, I realized there was no way I'd be able to go to Europe without at least a stopover in Nice: I spent seven months living in this Mediterranean gem, but with studying French, two jobs, a blog and a social life, I...
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Postcard from Old Nice

I have a love/hate relationship with Old Nice: the winding network of cobbled streets and vividly-colored shutters are crowded with terrace tables and slow-walking tourists. For seven months, I lived on the edge of Place Garibaldi: overlooking the...
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The best beaches in Nice

Confession: I spent a week in Nice and didn’t do one cultural activity, unless you count drinking rosé and eating pissaladiere. Instead, I went to the beach. Instead, I went to the beach. You can find an quite a few accommodations in Nice that are...
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My favorite restaurants in Nice

It’s easy to be fooled—and disappointed—by restaurants in Nice. Many cater to tourists, and feature overpriced, generic dishes and unenthusiastic staff. However, there are a few gems tucked away in the less-bustling streets and squares that highlight...
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Where to grab a drink in Nice

There is no shortage of places to grab a drink in Nice. Old Town is full of restaurants, cafés and bars to sip some wine, chug a beer or splurge on a cocktail. Nice doesn't have a huge club scene, but many of the bars offer live music on a daily or...
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Postcard: Bicycles around Europe

My favorite photos of two-wheeled, environmentally-friendly transportation around Europe. Sunny day in the park in Stockholm 1985...
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The best tastes of Nice for a budget foodie

Any trip to France isn’t complete without a veritable culinary experience, preferably complete with wine and dessert. While Paris and Lyon have their share of Michelin-starred restaurants and world-famous patisseries, Nice is the perfect destination...
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One last postcard from Nice

I still can’t believe that I’m wrapping up my last week in Nice. I’ve decided to spend my last month traveling—but not through the less-touristed parts of France, as originally planned. I’ll save the wine tasting and oyster slurping for when I have a...
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Nice is a whole new world on a Vespa

I’ve been enamoured with Vespas ever since seeing Audrey Hepburn hop on the back of Gregory Peck’s for a ride through the streets in Roman Holiday. That carefree Vespa jaunt through Rome seems to encompass all the freedom and adventure that Hepburn’s...
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