Tag Archives: Côte d’Azur

C’est gros comme une maison

Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild’s Villa and Gardens on the Cap Ferrat peninsula on the Côte d’Azur is an absolute gem.  Béatrice was a member of the Rothschild banking family; when she was only 19, she married an older friend of … Continue reading

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Faire l’école buissonnière

I’ve had the pleasure of attending three different language schools in France, one in Paris, one in Tours, and one in Antibes. Each one has its strong points. The Centre International d’Antibes (or CIA) on the Côte d’Azur, in the … Continue reading

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Saisir la perche

Eze, le village is a great place to travel to on a wintry day – even if only in my mind. It’s a classic village perché high on a cliff with a fabulous view of the Mediterranean Sea. I was … Continue reading

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Avoir le menton en galoche

If winter has got you feeling run-down and blue, you may need a shot of vitamin C. You can get your full RAA (recommended annual allowance) at the 79th annual Fête du Citron of Menton, which is scheduled for February … Continue reading

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