GORGEOUS NICE

There is something so captivating, artistic and glamorous about Nice, where every street corner looks like a film set. Capital of the Cote d’Azur, on the aptly named Bay of Angels, Nice is stylish, beautiful and classic. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby here, Matisse and Picasso adored it and it isn’t difficult to see why. Nice is a…
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MUNICH EATS

So we managed to both miss Oktoberfest and leave the week before all of the Munich Christmas markets fully opened (well done), but no need to worry, we still managed to track down lots of beer and bratwurst. By now, I think all of the Christmas markets will be open and there are stalls scattered all across the city centre,…
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DECEMBER IN PARIS

Is there anything more romantic than Paris? If I had my way I would visit Paris twice a year every year, once in the summer and once at Christmas. I would also visit the South of France every summer if at all possible to enjoy the absolutely beautiful coastline and eat all the moules frites I could get my hands…
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CAKE AT VERSAILLES

As charming as I find the Marie Antoinette reference, please don’t be terribly upset that there are in fact no photos of actual cake on this page. We had croissants (in the plural) for breakfast and found some beautiful macarons if that is any great consolation! Does anyone remember the Marie Antoinette film starring Kirsten Dunst from a while back…
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3 HOURS IN LJUBLJANA

In spite of the transport difficulties and the rain, we did make it to Ljubljana which was eerily quiet owing to the Feast Day holiday but very atmospheric nonetheless. Check out these beautiful canals to rival Amsterdam (could be controversial!) We took a simple bus from Lake Bled to Ljubljana which was straightforward to organise and isn’t too far a trip.…
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