France: Driving Along The Riviera

The French Riveria, or Côte d’Azur, is the name for the coastline along southern France which meets the Mediterranean. This whole area definitely has a reputation as being an attraction to tourists, and it’s easy to see why. After spending a couple of days in Nice, Adam and I decided to hire a car and drive along the coast to Spain over the course of 3 days. While not something I’d usually do when I’m trying to stick to some sort of budget, the pros outweighed […]

France: Nice and Monaco

It’s been around nine years since I was last in France, when I was fortunate enough to visit Paris with my family. We visited the Eiffel tower, climbed up the Arc and stood around on a footpath for three hours waiting to catch a glimpse of Jackie Chan when he arrived at the premier of Rush Hour 3. Amongst other things, of course. When planning where to go in between Ireland and Ibiza, I wanted to tick a few boxes. I wanted to take it […]