April Destination: Saint-Genix-Sur-Guiers, & Annecy, Rhone-Alpes

An Easter weekend in Geneva is also a good opportunity to spend a long weekend up in the mountains or down the south. This year, the Easter weekend was my April destination excuse. It was also a friend’s birthday so we decided to just rent a house in Rhone-Alpes, just an hour drive from Geneva [...]

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2014 Travel Recap: The Year of Spontaneous Trips (Part 2)

Weekend in Paris I visit Paris twice or thrice a year. In 2014, I went to visit in August with a couple of friends to visit a best friend and her adorable little bundle of joy. It was a very relaxing weekend in Paris. We basically just shopped and eat. As all of us have [...]

Hotel Review: Hotel Mercure Lyon la Part Dieu

A couple of friends and I just spent a weekend in Lyon to relax and take a break from our routines. Whenever I organize this kind of weekend getaway with my friends, I always prioritize finding a good accommodation. For this trip, I had to look for a hotel that: 1) close to the train [...]

Brittany, France Part 2: Josselin and Rochefort-en-Terre

On our last day in Brittany, from Vannes, we drove to Josselin and Rochefort-en-Terre before heading to the airport in Nantes. But before that, we again decided to check out the local coffee shops in Vannes for breakfast again. Since it was a Sunday, we couldn’t find an open café that was close to our [...]

Brittany, France Part 1: Vannes, Carnac, and Quiberon

On September 13 – 16, my friend and flew to Brittany, France to attend our very good friend’s wedding. Brittany is located at the North-West of France (nope, it’s not in UK!). Brittany is known for its crepes (yes, crepes originated in Brittany), sea food, megaliths, and Merlin (Brittany is said to be the home [...]

HOTEL REVIEW: Inter-Hotel Manche Ocean, Vannes, France

On September 13, my friend and I flew to Vannes, France for a friend’s wedding. We booked this hotel because of the good reviews I found in the internet and it was the closest to Frank Provost where we booked our hair appointment for the wedding. Note that this is a 2-star hotel, therefore to [...]

HOTEL REVIEW: Clarion Grand Hotel Aston, Nice, France

During my 3-day vacation in Nice, France last April 2012, I stayed at the Clarion Grand Hotel Aston. Check out my adventure in Nice here. It was my first time to stay in this hotel and I must say: This is probably in my top 3 favorite hotels out of probably around 10 hotels I’ve [...]