Practicalities to make everything easier in Nice…

I heart Nice iphone coverFinding Free Wifi in Nice

How to Stay Connected in France: Internet Data Deals and French SIM Cards

The Best Free iPhone Apps for Nice

Calling from France 




Luggage Storage in Nice

Now that there is no more luggage storage at the train station or in terminal 1 at the airport, here are your options.



French Public Toilets:  Avoiding awkwardness.

Using a French Laundromat.


euro coin


Changing Money and using Credit Cards in France:           The best way to change money, cash travelers checks, choose your ATM, which credit cards to use, and why your US card won’t work in French ticket machines.


Crime and Scams in Nice:  How to keep from getting pickpocketed, purse snatched or scammed while in Nice, including the petition scam, the ring scam, and others…

Emergency!  English-speaking doctors, house calls, best emergency rooms, calling the cops, and more.


Nice travel poster

Weather in Nice and when is the best time to come.

French Public Holidays:  Banks are closed, buses and trains run on a reduced schedule (if at all), and the taxis charge double.

Trip Prep:  What you need to know before you go…         Includes 7 things to do the month before you you leave, and 5 must-have accessories to buy ahead of time.

Photo Credits: WC door plaque from Paris France Products, suitcase, and Euros by Fergoweb, all licensed under Creative Commons.  Nice poster and smartphone coque from

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