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Nice, Côte d’Azur

Nice is the second largest French city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the south of France.  The city is colourful and has a vibrant vibe in the streets, not to…

Monaco

Monaco, French Riviera

Monaco is on the Côte d’Azur, the French Rivieria and as we were in Nice and it was so close by, of course we had to visit! Off we set,…

chateauneuf du pape

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Pretty village Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a delightful village approximately 12km from Avignon. It is famous for its red wine produced from grapes in the region. The village has narrow winding streets with…

Provence

Ahhh Provence…

What’s in a name?

“What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose by another word would smell as sweet”  this was said by Juliet to her beloved Romeo, meaning that if he…

St Remy de Provence

We are back a couple of days now from our Summer holiday in Provence and the Cote d’Azur on the French Riviera and I am sharing some snaps we took…

San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian, Spain

I visited San Sebastian a while back, but never got the chance to put up a post about our trip.    So here it is now, better late than never!…

Vienna!

A trip to Vienna is worth considering.  We spent three nights in this beautiful city.  All the buildings are just picture box perfect, magnificent, elegant and so clean looking.  The…

Lord & Lady Ardilaun Traditional Afternoon Tea – Ashford Castle, Cong.

I spent a wonderful afternoon, last Sunday in the beautiful and serene surroundings of Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo. I have been lucky enough to have visited here many times…

Be my Valentine!

St Valentine, a Roman Catholic priest who was the patron saint of lovers and was beheaded on February 14 by the Romans… the stuff of romance, for sure.  Today the…