Menton, France

Menton, France Travel Diary Menton is a beautiful little city on the French Riviera, two towns over from Monaco and right on the border of Italy. To the west, it borders the town of Roquebrune, and to the east Ventimiglia, Italy. I ended up visiting three times during my 2 months in Villefranche-sur-Mer. The first

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Nice, France

Nice, France Travel Diary Nice, France… where to begin? During my 2 months in Villefranche-sur-Mer, I went over to Nice a ton of times and absolutely fell in love with the city. I chose to stay in Villefranche because I was there to work, and I wanted more peace and quiet than you get in

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Walks in the French Riviera: Villefranche-sur-Mer to Nice

Walk from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Nice travel diary One of the many things I liked about Villefranche-sur-Mer was the location. It was so easy to get everywhere, both by public transportation and on foot. I often took the bus to Nice to shop for organic groceries, or just walk around and shoot, but every now and

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Cannes, France

Cannes Travel Diary Cannes – does it need an introduction? I doubt it! I only made it over there once while I was staying on the Riviera, but it turned out to be one of my favorite cities. Above: Plage du Midi, Cannes I took the train from Villefranche-sur-Mer to Cannes on a June morning,

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Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France

Beaulieu-sur-Mer, where I almost got killed by an avocado – twice. And not because of my allergies. But more on that later. Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a very pretty little town on the other side [from Villefranche-sur-Mer] of the base of the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, only a short walk from Villefranche-sur-Mer. It’s small, quiet, and chic, with luxury

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A Slomad Winter on Goose Cove Part 2

A Winter on Goose Cove Part 2: January – June As I mentioned in part 1 of this 2-part post, we spent one of our first slomad (nomads traveling slowly) winters on Cape Ann (Massachusetts) on a cove in Annisquam, with our own dock, beautiful scenery, and lots of birds and other wildlife. That post

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Slow Living in Annisquam: A Winter on Goose Cove

Slow Living in Annisquam Part 1: October – December In the 6 years that we have lived this slow living “Slomad” lifestyle (= slow nomad), we have stayed in some pretty cool places. One of those was Annisquam, where we spent one of our first winters on Cape Ann. To be honest, I wasn’t crazy

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New Relaxing Art Prints from Rockport, MA

Relaxing Art Prints From The Off-Season on Cape Ann, MA Happy New Year! 🍾 Did you have a good holiday season? Mine wasn’t so great, I came down with covid a week before Christmas and am still recovering… but my coffee finally stopped tasting like wet dog and I have lots more energy, so things

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