Eating our way round Thailand

  Its been about 20 years since my last visit to Thailand and although I have a rule about not revisiting old ground, there is something about Thailand that makes me return.  The people are so genuinely lovely. They don’t call it the ‘land of smiles’ for nothing.  Certainly the people we encountered, were hospitable,Continue reading “Eating our way round Thailand”

Côte d’Azur – Monaco and Eze

A day trip galavanting along the French Riviera towards Monaco. Looking out across the glittering Mediterranean twenty kilometres east of Nice is the municipality of Monaco. The second smallest independent state after the Vatican but no less ostentatious.  An area favoured by the world’s glitterati.   First a stop to Fragonard a perfume and soap factory. SinceContinue reading “Côte d’Azur – Monaco and Eze”

Cote d’Azur – Cannes

Day in Cannes by train for a change of scene. Its only about 5 euros and takes about 40 minutes relaxing at the views of the coast.  Not much planned except have a wander and take in the vibe The splendid La Croisette promenade.  The perfect platform for watching the world.  walk from end ofContinue reading “Cote d’Azur – Cannes”