Destinations, Europe, France, Menton

Menton, France

From the moment we stepped off the train, almost 7 hours earlier than planned thanks to JJ’s slick train maneuvering in Marseille, we could tell that Menton was our kind of town.   We came to Menton from Marseille via the SNCF rail, France’s major train line.  This was the […]

Destinations, Marseille, France, Europe

Marseille, France

Marseille was founded by the Greeks in 600 B.C. Despite it’s Vieux-Port or “Old Port” being one of the major ports in all of France, Marseille barely cracks the Top 10 of most popular or most visited French cities. Tourists who choose to sleep on Marseille are missing out on […]

Europe, France, Annecy, Destinations

Annecy, France

Annecy is a unique city in southeastern France that is known as “The Jewel of the Haute-Savoie” and “The Venice of the Alps”. After visiting this fairytale-like setting, with it’s intricate winding canals along the Thiou River, storybook bridges, cobbled streets, quaint Old Town (or Vieille Ville), and iconic Lake […]