Quick Review: Chez Pipo, France

Chickpea flour pancakes, or socca, is a popular traditional dish in Nice and I was interested in trying out this inexpensive flatbread in a traditionally expensive part of France. One restaurant that kept popping up in my research was Chez Pipo near port Lympia, an easily accessible establishment which started in 1923. So one afternoon I located the restaurant via […]

Half day in Nice, France Review

The heart of Nice was a breeze to reach from the airport with the sleek and modern tram system linking the two easily. We arrived at our hotel within the hour of leaving the airport and after setting down our bags were ready to explore our surroundings.  Avenue Jean Médecin Our location was very central in Avenue Jean Médecin, a […]

Review: Hotel Nap in Nice, France

The south of France is famously a costly destination to stay in, so I was concerned that I’d be forced to compromise on my accommodation. I’m talking being stationed miles away from all attractions. Hotel Nap Hotel Nap, part of the Happy Culture chain of hotels, was therefore a surprising bargain at £179 for four nights/ £44.75 per night. A […]