Love, love, love …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Happy Valentine’s Day ~ Bonne Saint Valentin! Enjoy sharing the love with those special someones in your life … today, and every day. How better to sound romantic than to whisper sweet nothings in French? My friend and favourite language instructor, Ida Young-Bondi has all the wordsContinue reading “Love, love, love …”

Would you rather be somewhere else today?

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Here’s where I would rather be today. And you?  Let’s meander up the road for a brief visit to St. Paul-de- Vence, perched on a hilltop north of Nice. Another day we’ll spend more time here but right now it feels like the perfect spot for a quickContinue reading “Would you rather be somewhere else today?”

Carnaval De Nice – only 2 days left…

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Mon Dieu! We have to hurry to catch the final weekend of the 2012 Carnaval de Nice. This is the 128th celebration of this world-famous festival that rivals those of Rio De Janeiro and Venice. Parades, floats, flowers, bands, magicians, fireworks, presentations, and food … all thisContinue reading “Carnaval De Nice – only 2 days left…”