The little gems in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Before the trip, when I googled Villefranche-sur-Mer, pictures of colorful houses nestled along coastline popped up, it was something like this: Charming little town with eye-candy houses was enough reason for me to include Villefranche as part of the Itinerary, and it did not disappoint. Here are the little gems we found in Villefranche: Citadel…

Day trip to Monaco

Using Nice as base, we spent three days touring French Rivera. Our first day trip was to Monaco. It’s less than an hour bus ride, and it’s an entire different country! To us Monaco is like a hillier, luxury version of Nice. It was fun to get a taste of another French Rivera town with a…

French Rivera: Relaxing in Nice

After four-days of hitting sightseeing spots in Paris, we felt pretty relieved to be arrived in Nice, which has no little, if any, must-sees. As soon as I saw the beautiful coast line along French Rivera, I immediately felt relaxed. I couldn’t wait to see what Nice has in store for us! Apart from a day…

Vintage Paris: Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s Hotel

On our plane to London, I watched Coco before Chanel , which , as the movie title suggests, is based on Coco Chanel’s life in late 19th/early 20th century old Paris. The ambiance of Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s Hotel is what I imagine old Paris would be like. Here is why: 1.The building was built in…

Last day in Paris: Museum Hopping

Since we bought a 4-Day museum pass in Paris and only used it for 3 days, we decided to make the most of it and checked out six sights on our last day: Napoleon’s tomb! Musee Rodin! Pantheon! Musee de Cluny! la Chappelle! Conciergerie! All in quick succession. Here is a map of the route…

Louvre in Our Untrained Eyes

On our third day in Paris, we spent an entire afternoon in Louvre. We are no experts in art, so what the hell did we do in this massive art museum? We paid the obligatory visit to the Mona Lisa and wondered how a small painting could have such immense artistic value. Here are her adorning fans: We…