Europe 2013

Europe 2013: My Favourite Eats In Barcelona

Europe 2013: My Favourite Eats In Barcelona

I’ve loved Barcelona ever since James and I first visited in 2010, on our belated honeymoon. Since we especially love the food there, I made sure that our agenda in this city comprised mostly eating. (It was a little sad…

Europe 2013: Random Provence Bits and Bobs

Europe 2013: Random Provence Bits and Bobs

Our admission ticket to the Carrières de Lumières (which I mentioned in the previous travelog post) was bundled with admission to the nearby Chateau des Baux. The surrounding village of Les Baux was cute, if a bit touristy, and we were…

Europe 2013: Provence, Day 1

Europe 2013: Provence, Day 1

The driving time from Nice to Boulbon comes up to just under 3 hours. We had a late-ish start because of miscellaneous errands involving the rental car and prepaid SIM cards, so we decided to make just one or two…

Europe 2013: A Day In Nice

Europe 2013: A Day In Nice

Our week in the UK was just the first part of this trip. The next leg was a driving trip along the south of France, beginning with a brief budget flight to Nice. It was quite surreal, but very lovely,…

Europe 2013: Dinner at NOPI (in Soho, London)

Europe 2013: Dinner at NOPI (in Soho, London)

Apparently there are people who don’t realise that a local SIM card with a data plan can make travelling SO much easier. The ease of checking Google Maps notwithstanding, there are a lot of things we did on this trip…

Europe 2013: Our Old Trafford Pilgrimage

Europe 2013: Our Old Trafford Pilgrimage

Old Trafford is, to put it mildly and politically-incorrectly, my husband’s Mecca. The last time we visited in 2010, we were coming from a U2 concert in Paris so we couldn’t catch a game there. We did however have a…

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