Practicalities to make everything easier in Nice…

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.

Weather in Nice and when is the best time to come

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

Changing Money and using Credit Cards in France:  The best way to change money, cash travelers checks, choose your ATM, and which credit cards to bring.

Once You’re Here

Toilet Finder App symbol

French Public Toilets:  Avoiding awkwardness

How to use a French Laundromat

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

Emergency!  English-speaking doctors, house calls (yes, they still do that here!), best emergency rooms, calling the cops, and more.


I heart Nice iphone coverHow to Stay Connected in France

Pocket Wifi vs. French SIM Cards

The Best Free iPhone Apps for Nice

Finding Free Wifi in Nice

ET phone home! Calling home from France


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