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2-Week Itinerary for Backpacking Through France

2-Week Itinerary for Backpacking Through France

If there’s one thing I learned during my two-week solo backpacking trip through France it’s that I can do absolutely anything I set my mind to. I booked the flight on a whim one evening but somehow the morning of my flight rolled around, and I […]

A Backpacker’s Guide to Nice, the Nicest Place in France

A Backpacker’s Guide to Nice, the Nicest Place in France

Nice is sultry, enticing and endearing, a lavish and welcome change to the elegant Paris and the airy Provence I had left behind.  How to Get to Nice, France Trains run frequently and directly here; I took one from Avignon to Nice and was welcomed […]

How to Spend a Day Sailing in the French Riviera

How to Spend a Day Sailing in the French Riviera

The opportunity arose to spend a day on a sailboat cruising the azure waters of the French Riviera; how could I say no?! This was by far one of the most memorable and wonderful days of my trip…with a few hiccups! The hostel I was staying at, Villa […]

How to Spend an Afternoon in Villefranche-sur-Mer

How to Spend an Afternoon in Villefranche-sur-Mer

An easy afternoon on the waterfront is to be had in the gorgeous little seaside village of Villefranche-sur-Mer, home to some of the French Riviera’s most colourful buildings. You can take the 100 bus from Nice to Octroi and at the little bakery that sells delicious […]