View of the southern French Alps from St. Paul de Vence.

View of the southern French Alps from St. Paul de Vence. Located on the crest of a hill, this fortified medieval town is home to a burgeoning art community and was at one time home to Marc Chagall.

Winter view of the Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary

Winter view of the Chain Bridge, Hungary. Built in 1849, strengthened and modified in 1915, destroyed in 1945 and reopened in 1949, this bridge over the Danube unites the twin cities of Buda and Pest and was at one time considered a marvel of engineering.

Bicycle course for the IronMan de Nice 2018

Bicycle course for the IronMan de Nice held on Sunday, June 26, 2018. This year’s event drew 2754 athletes and was won for the 5th time by 39-year-old Frederik Van Lierde of Belgium.

Public toilets in Nice

It’s not the most exciting topic to read about, but you’ll be happy to know where the public toilets in Nice are if you’re walking around all day. Unlike most places in the United States and a lot of other countries, public toilets are usually not free in France. Some department stores and electronic stores […]

Arrival of the French frigate Hermione into foggy Nice Port.

Arrival of the clipper ship Hermione into Nice Port on a foggy morning in April 2018. One of the world’s largest wooden sailing ships, the Hermione is a replica of a French frigate called the Hermione that was built in 1779. French aristocrat and military officer Lafayette sailed to the American colonies in 1780 on that […]