We left Aix-en-Provence reasonably early to make our way west across France to Bordeaux. Our first stop was Avignon, the town that was once home of the Catholic Popes. We stopped in for breakfast and to take in the Palais des Papes (the Popes Palace). From Avignon we then travelled through to Pont du Gard. Pont du… Read More "Exploring Europe – Road Trip to Bordeaux!"
We arrive by plane late in the afternoon and caught a taxi to our hotel, the Hotel du Globe. We decided to get a quick bite to eat, and then have an early night. Our first full day day in Aix-en-Provence was spent exploring the city. We used the map provided by the hotel to… Read More "Exploring Europe – Aix-en-Provence"
We caught a train from Nice to Juan-les-Pins. The train system in Europe is just a dream to use. We walked around the corner to our hotel, the Ibis Styles, and the weather was so beautiful that we dropped our luggage and practically ran to the beach. The beach was SO CROWDED. We took a dip… Read More "Exploring Europe – Juan-les-Pins"
Back to Europe we go for a sun soaked summer! We flew Qantas, Sydney through to Nice, France via Dubai. Matt was a platinum member, so we had all the benefits of First Class without the First Class seats. We lived it up with lounge access with free food in wine, both in Sydney and… Read More "Exploring Europe – Nice"