Category Archives: French Riviera

French Riviera: A language barrier, why it’s not always easy to be funny in a different language.

First and foremost you have to know the language really well. As in speak the language, breath the language, even dream in that language – and that still does not mean that your sparkling personality will shine through when you … Continue reading

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Nice day for shopping in Nice.

I don’t usually go to sales only for the simple reason that by the time they have started I have already spent my entire years budget on NON SALE ITEMS, thus leaving no room for sales. I must admit though, … Continue reading

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Dear Readers, some of you may think I am on vacation here in the French Riviera..

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however, I would just like to clarify it is not actually my vacation, but a vacation for my kids.  This does not in any way mean that I am also on vacation…unless you count that I am drinking a Rosé … Continue reading

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French Riviera – Peace and quiet again.

Well one thing is for sure, they definitely know how to keep a promise in these parts. As of Monday the 2nd, we have not heard a single sound from the construction sites that surround us. Cranes and bulldozers remain … Continue reading

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Holidays in the South of France: 10 good things to remember when bulldozers are mowing down half the forest in your back yard.

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(to be continued..) 1. As my friend Shana would say.. ‘you are still on the French Riviera,’  basically – I do not feel sorry for you.’  ( Of course she’s right.. and to show I appreciate her honesty I have … Continue reading

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South of France and the quiet hum of the bulldozers

My week at a glance… Monday was a very sad day for 2 reasons, one because S-Man had to go back to work in Milan, leaving me to fend for myself with the kids. (not really because I still had … Continue reading

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Nights out in Monte Carlo

Less than 24 hours after our arrival in the South of France, we have a social schedule that would make a rock star tired. I barely have time to unpack when S – man who I am never supposed to … Continue reading

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