Around and About Nice, the French Way

Old Town Nice

Proménade des Anglais Photo via Shutterstock By Elizabeth Johnson Nice is both easy and difficult to discover: easy, because a tram runs right through the center of the city; difficult because there is so much more to the city than its center. As a relatively large city in the center of historical, artistic and quaint […]

A Boho Chic Guide to Ibiza

boho chic ibiza

Ibiza openly welcomes all types of visitors: jetsetters, families and clubbers alike. But only few are aware that long before the clubbing boom, Ibiza was a simple island with natural beauty attracting “hippies” and musicians. Rural Ibiza, away from the busy streets, nightclub scene and loud cafés, is pristine and peaceful. The island is blessed […]

The Best Hidden Restaurants Along La Côte d’Azur

Le Tilleul 2

By Elizabeth Johnson French restaurants can be deliciously deceptive, especially for new explorers. Most menus boast similar cuisine, and the country’s brasserie culture—where locals drink apératifs and observe passerby on the patios of every restaurant—presents the illusion that any eatery is both popular and palatable. I have had had the incredible opportunity to spend a […]

Bar Hopping in Paris: Le Mary Celeste


By Chelsea Boorman On the way to the opening of an art gallery in the trendy Parisian neighborhood between the Maris and Place de la République, my friend and I stopped at Le Mary Celeste for a drink and some small plates. We originally had plans for another bar, but Le Mary Celeste beckoned us […]

To Copenhagen, Smiling All the Way

Bicycle in Copenhagen

Bicycle in Copenhagen photo via Shutterstock By Susy Peddie As I waited for the first flight of the day, bleary-eyed and yawning, in a draughty shipping container hallway at Berlin’s Schönefeld Airport, I slowly realised that the people in my queue looked both effortlessly stylish and completely unfazed by the early hour. It was to […]

Rockin’ Out in Scotland: A Guide to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe photo via Shutterstock Every year, thousands of performers — from big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers — take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh for three weeks in August. This event, known as The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is the largest arts festival in […]