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Stories and Tips Cote d'Azur

Enjoying the Weather on St Jean Cap Ferrat

Written by TianjinPaul on 03 Apr, 2013

It was my father's last full day in Nice and, up until that point, we had been hamstrung somewhat by the weather. It had rained for a the few days preceding it, which meant we had not really been able to enjoy some of the…Read More


A Little Piece of History

Written by TianjinPaul on 28 Mar, 2013

I am a huge fan of all things historical. Ever since completing my university degree in American history – with some minors in Southeast Asian history and Eastern European history - I have sought out places of historical interest whilst on my travels. Obviously, part…Read More


Into the Mountains

Written by TianjinPaul on 23 Mar, 2013

It was pure coincidence that my girlfriend and I decided to experience one of the most spectacular roads in Europe. We had decided to take a trip into the mountains to go skiing. We were not particularly sure where to go. We had three major…Read More


Exploring the Market

Written by TianjinPaul on 17 Mar, 2013

Last summer I read Christian Lander's fantastic book, 'Stuff White People Like'. It was an hilarious take on middle-class white society. Many of the small entries Lander included resonated with me to an unbelievable degree. The love of coffee, wearing a hoody with shorts and…Read More


The Rain

Written by TianjinPaul on 24 Nov, 2012

It is a peculiarly British trait to be as obsessed with the weather as we are. It my sound like a cliché (It has grown to become one for good reason) to say that there are few thing we talk about more. It usually my…Read More


Going Old School

Written by TianjinPaul on 24 Nov, 2012

I recently read Cheryl Strayed's fantastic book 'Wild, which sat atop the NY Times Best-seller list (For Non-fiction at least) and in which she details her journey from southern California to Oregon on the Pacific Coast Trail. She describes wonderful wilderness and the great feeling…Read More


Driving on Cote d'Azur ... Don't!!

Written by TianjinPaul on 24 Nov, 2012

This entry is based on my experiences living, driving and travelling in Nice and is aimed at those who might consider making the ridiculous decision to rent a card and to drive around the city. This statement might sound very negative, but it is based…Read More


To the beach at Golfe Juans

Written by TianjinPaul on 14 Aug, 2012

My friend Matt and his girlfriend had come to visit us on the Cote d'Azur. There were several things they wanted to do on their trip, chief amongst these was enjoy sun and relax on the beach. However, they were a little disappointed that the…Read More


MAMAC again and again

Written by TianjinPaul on 14 Aug, 2012

MAMAC is one of those places that you can visit again and again and again. You will notice from my previous articles about it that I have waxed lyrical about the building itself. This feeling has yet to dissipate. Even though it is one of…Read More


The King is Dead ... Until Next Year

Written by TianjinPaul on 15 Apr, 2012

There were many reasons that I was desperately looking forward to the emf of the Nice Carnival. First, the disruption to tram services and to traffic caused by the closing of roads in the city centre would cease. Second, I had quickly grown tired of…Read More


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