Tag Archives: Nice

Europe’s Christmas Markets – Fab Memories of Previous Years

A highlight of most years is to visit a Christmas market somewhere. There is honestly no better way to get into the festive spirit. This year a trip into London and watching dvds of Elf, Christmas Vacation & Wonderful Life will have to do the trick. Germany and Austria are considered as the homeland of […]

Darvaza Gas Crater, Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan

My Top 20 Favourite Travel Photos – 16 to 20

What’s the point in taking photographs? They are souvenirs of course, memories of fabulous sights, magical holidays & iconic locations. They can evoke amazing feelings and transport us right back to a special moment in time. Nowadays, with the advent of smartphones and digital cameras we take thousands of pictures and videos every year, an […]

Cannes, France

Le Tour de France – Part One, Côte D’Azur

Perhaps the toughest sporting event of them all, Le Tour de France, is now into its closing few days. Those precipitous mountain roads of the Alps & Pyrenees that they climb make me wince just thinking about them. Hopefully the sport is now totally drug free meaning the event truly is the ultimate test for a […]

Cannes, France

Le Tour de France – Stage One

Perhaps the toughest sporting event of them all gets underway today starting in Utrecht in the Netherlands, but soon starts to follow its more traditional routes in France. Those precipitous mountain roads of the Alps & Pyrenees that they climb make me wince just thinking about them. Hopefully the sport is now totally drug free […]

Helicopter, Nice to Monaco

HELICOPTER – MY EIGHTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

I have been a passenger on a helicopter four times, for a grand total of twenty-eight minutes! In the days that I was an international sales manager, I managed some clients and suppliers based in Monaco. Our travel policy was very much budget flights in those days, but amazingly we managed to persuade our travel […]