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Silent Sunday: Cat contemplating the view, St-Paul-de-Vence

Cat contemplating the view in St-Paul-de-Vence

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Silent Sunday: Flowery facade in Gourdon, Alpes-Maritimes

Flowery facade in Gourdon France (Alpes-Maritimes)

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Place Massena: Conversation in Nice

When you’re in Nice, be sure to stop by the city’s main square, Place Massena, at night, to see the seven continents converse in a language of colours.

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The Palace and Park of Fontainebleau

Ever considered getting an MBA? You could do a lot worse than to choose INSEAD. When I was at uni in the USA, several of my friends went on to do their Masters degrees here, and no wonder: not only is INSEAD one of the world’s best elite business schools, it’s also located in Fontainebleau, […]

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Paris is Child’s Play

This week, dear reader, I’m happy to introduce you to Michael Schuermann. You probably know him already – as Easy Hiker. Not only is Michael and his wife Marlys the go-to people for anything related to fun and easy hikes in Europe, they are also experts on everything Paris! Michael has kindly agreed to write […]

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Corsica: things to do in Bonifacio

33 million years ago, Sardinia and Corsica got unstuck. Sardinia is now approaching Italy. Meanwhile, the two islands still have common features. The dialect spoken in Sardinia’s northern region Gallura, is similar to the one in southern Corsica. Bonifacio is now the only Italian town left in Corsica. It’s a beautiful town with heaps to […]

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Another quick stop in Paris

Coming back from the Channel Islands, we’re make another quick stop in Paris. We stay at the Novotel Gare Montparnasse – surprisingly nice for a chain hotel. We walk heaps (best way to see Paris, of course) – in St Germain and the Latin Quarter, from Montparnasse to Champs-de-Mars and the Eiffel Tower. A longer […]

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