Florence: Galleries & Gelato

I almost didn’t make it into the Uffizi Gallery because of an oversight. I was apparently supposed to get a placeholder ticket before standing in line and I didn’t know that. It wasn’t until I got to the entrance that I realized that people ahead of me were exchanging a placeholder ticket for an official […]

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Nice: Jardin Cimiez & Musée des Beaux-arts

I was excited attend a festival today at Cimiez and seeing the ruins there definitely brought back memories. When I arrived at the location though, nothing was happening. People were gathered there but no event was taking place even though the area was decorated for the festival. I went online to check on whether things […]

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Christmas Markets!

This weekend I perused the stalls at the Christmas Market, Marché de Noël, at Place Massena in Nice with Jen. This market is amazing. People come from all over the world to experience Christmas markets in France and other parts of Europe. The crafts-goods-merchandise are so beautiful, the atmosphere is convivial and the scene is spectacular. The artisans […]

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St. Paul de Vence

On Friday I went to le village of St. Paul de Vence. I really loved it there. The art exhibition/galleries, the artwork, the stores- several of which sold jams, and honey, and candy. It is a very charming place. We (Stacia, Sarena, Brandon) did have trouble earlier finding the bus stop departing from Nice but […]

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Eze Venture

I went to Eze today. I almost missed the train at Gare SNCF because I ignored my alarm. When we got on, the train was packed and when we got off I saw the huge mountain we were about to climb. First off, I’m not a fan of heights. Secondly, I do not like climbing […]

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