Around The World: Nice Is Nice

Nice was the last leg of our trip, and the perfect place to end on. 

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The pristine blues and whites contrasted against lush green surroundings, an air of oceanside sophistication, and the promise of more good food and wine than we could imagine made our hearts very happy. IMG_8224

Our Airbnb was set back a few blocks from the Promenade des Anglais, and conveniently located next to a Velo Blue (similar to city bikes in the U.S.) station so we could easily grab some bikes and be in the middle of the action in minutes. IMG_8230

We had 5 days, and we spent them testing copious amounts of rose trying to find our favorite…IMG_8236

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taking bus and train rides to the nearby villages of Villefranche Sur Mer, Cap Ferat, and Eze Village…IMG_8246

touring and discovering a newfound love for art at the Matisse and Chagall museums…IMG_8251

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daydreaming about our dream yachts…IMG_8258

eating fresh seafood, gelato, and all the delicacies of Nice…IMG_8259

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following Rick Steve’s walking tours…IMG_8276

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enjoying a few al fresco lunches “a la Nice” on our apartment terrace…IMG_8284

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looking for properties to buy to retire to…
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catching up on so much lost time together…IMG_8330

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taking a few hikes, including one from Eze Village to Eze Sur Mer…IMG_8356

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and spending each evening with a bottle of wine and each other on the beach before dinner, reflecting on our day, breathing, relaxing, and on one of the final nights, celebrating the news that baby #2 would be joining us come January. 13754197_1081819901910024_6750739383460184546_n

It was such a wonderful trip, and just what we needed to fuel up on time together before enduring the last few months apart before Will finally returned home for good. 

For curious minds, early May was a great time to visit Nice. Most days were very warm and perfect for laying on the beach or walking around the city. Just be aware you may encounter a few cooler days here and there. 

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