Stop by Emilie’s for breakfast on the go, or stop and sit for a while in the vintage-y cute storefront. Coffee, pastries, smoothies, milkshakes, salads, bagels and more are offered in a variety of flavors and combos. Almost everything on the menu is under €8.
Nice Tourism offers a French Riviera Pass that allows free entrance into a variety of museums, attractions and monuments in and around Nice. The 24-hour pass is €26 and comes with access to 43 different attractions, far too many to see in a day, so you’ll have to pick and choose how to spend your time.
There are several all-encompassing tours you can take advantage of using your French Riviera Pass. One is a tour of Old Town, where you’ll find plenty of history, French restaurants, shops and the Cours Saleya market. Another is a Segway tour that begins on the celebrated Promenade des Anglais along the Mediterranean.
For lunch or dinner with a gorgeous waterfront view, visit Place Beau Rivage. The entrees range between €15–30 and include a variety of Mediterranean cuisine, from pasta and fish to duck and veal. If the normal waterside dining area isn’t to your liking, you can also choose to dine on their private beach or in the outdoor lounge.
For sweeping views of the city and bay, take a climb up Castle Hill. If you don’t want to make the hike, there’s also a lift that will take you about three-quarters of the way to the top. You’ll find a few historical and archaeological sites there as well, including the ruins of Chateau de Nice, Tour Belanda and the cemetery.
At La Rossettisserie, dine on freshly prepared roast veal and ratatouille either at the checkered tablecloth-clad street seating or in the restaurant’s historic and romantic vaulted cellar. Entrees with a side are only €14.5.
For 94 flavors of authentic gelato, make a trip to the family-run Fenocchio, where you can get three scoops for €5 and satisfy your sweet tooth until midnight.
Unless you’re flying business or first class, trying to fall asleep in an upright position in a plane’s economy class is nothing short of challenging and often extremely uncomfortable. To ensure you have a restful flight and show up to your destination at least somewhat coherent, follow the tips below.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
As spring comes around in full force, people opt for a lighter coat that can protect them from the wind and rain of the season. In the beginning, there are still cold days to get through, but, as the weather shifts, it becomes more unpredictable with bouts of rain and sunshine. This unpredictable weather can make it hard to know how to dress properly, but it’s always a safe bet to own a couple light and versatile jackets to get through the season. Lightweight coats don’t need to be expensive to be effective. Many buyers will opt to buy less expensive coats because they don’t get used often. However, any coat purchased for spring weather will also be useful in the fall.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.