Author Archives: Allison Coe

Least Expensive European Ski Resort is 1-hour from Nice

Update: The last day of the season for Roubion and Valberg is April 1, but Auron and Isola will be open through April 14, 2024 Did you know that the least expensive ski resort in all of Europe is just … Continue reading

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Airport Tourist Tram Scam – Redux

Back in July, I posted about the new rip-off tourist airport tram ticket (10€ when it only costs 1.70€ a trip for everyone else!) and how to get around it by buying a normal tram card from the machines at … Continue reading

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Carnaval is upon us

At the grand unveiling of the King and Queen floats for the Nice Carnaval, there was much discussion about who the surprisingly realistic King was supposed to be.  With ‘pop culture’ as this year’s theme, speculation ran the gamut from … Continue reading

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Monaco Makes the News (…but not in a good way!)

Well this is awkward… Apparently, Monaco’s longtime Palace CFO may have been involved in some shady stuff, and when he was unceremoniously canned, he decided to spill the tea in the splashiest way possible, handing 20 years of hand-written notebooks … Continue reading

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Do you like Surprises…?

If you like to roll the dice, tempt fate, and take your chances, these out-of-the-box happenings in Nice might be for you! Buy a Surprise:  After the mobs that showed up for the flash weekend sale of unopened, undeliverable Amazon … Continue reading

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