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Street Performers in the South of France

Street Performers in the South of France

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One of the many great things about holidays in the South of France is the evening promenade home. With evening temperatures still in the high teens and little chance of rain, the evening is when all of the families come out to play. In Cannes or Nice the promenade is where we head to take in the sea air, check…

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Where to dine in Nice, South of France

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Where to dine in Nice? France’s second largest city and home to some great local restaurants. We’ve spent the last five years holidaying in Nice, usually staying at the Negresco Hotel. As you’d expect from my blog title, food is one of our major obsessions and we are always trying to balance finding new restaurants to try in Nice whilst…

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Street Art in Austin, Texas

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I’m a big fan of street art. Particularly in sunny climes where the large canvasses and bold colors work so much better than here in the UK. ‘m not sure if it is the weather, or the culture that breeds these large canvasses but you don’t get anything comparable here at home. On my last visit to Austin Texas, I…

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Hotel California by the Eagles – 30 facts you may not know

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Hotel California remains one of the most revered and successful records of the last century. Released at the every height of the band’s fame, the album and single and have remained evergreen to this day. Covering themes of excess and success, the album continues to entertain and beguile in equal measures. I only started listening to this album around 5…