Pan Asian Fusion at Aqua Eight

Aqua Eight is one of the best Asian restaurants I have eaten in. I would easily put in the same bracket as London’s Hakkasan and Nobu. Unlike those two restaurants, Aqua Eight…

First Listen – Roger Waters, Smell the Roses

Smell the Roses, the first song from Roger Waters new album has just been released. Since performing at Desert Trip, Roger has been at work completing his new album, “Is This the…

Festivals Des Jardins 2017

The Festival Des Jardins is currently happening across the South of France. The Festival is actually a competition between the Riviera Towns and Cities. Each Location enters a collection of bespoke gardens…

Further Reflections on Chateau Marmont

Last year we stayed at Chateau Marmont on our visit to LA, and I was a little disappointed. More than any other hotel, the Chateau is the embodiment of Hollywood and the…

How to rent a Velo Bleu in Nice

The Velo Bleu are publicly available bikes for anyone to use in Nice. They cost just 1 euro per day and can be found across the city. To use them for the…

Postcards from Nice, April 2017

It has been two years since my last trip to Nice. We tend to visit at least once a year but chose to visit Venice & Croatia last summer. On the day…