Our sejour on the Côte d’Azur

Our sejour on the Côte d’Azur

If Italy was all about la dolce vita, then our time in France can similarly be described as full of joie de vivre: the French expression referring to the cheerful enjoyment of life through whatever means one prefers. Henri Matisse, one of a generation of artists who made the Côte d’Azur their home, once said “When I realized that each morning I would see this light again, I could not believe my luck.” And so we followed his lead….making this gorgeous strip of land our home for two weeks.

Sweden part II: Stockholm

Sweden part II: Stockholm

We spent 5 days in Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital, built on 14 islands. Stockholm is certainly not lacking in reasons to visit: a stunning waterfront facade, one of the cleanest and most efficient transit systems, a much-admired sense of style, a vibrant food culture, a slew of pop music exports, and the list goes on...