Being an adult student again, in between semesters I need to rest, relax, and get away. Typically, a cruise always seems a great choice as the prices tend to be less expensive for Florida locals than any other trip. This past August, I wanted to do something different and actually see parts of Florida that I have not seen in the entire eleven years I have lived here- specifically the Fort Myers area. So that is in fact what I chose to do. (more…)
The Bellagio Hotel is one of the most famous hotels on the strip. Here’s a small sample of their fabulous dancing fountains.
This is a fairly short video I put together from this wonderful trip. It doesn’t even come close to showing all the wonders of this city that I experienced, nor those I was unable to. Only about 12 minutes long, you will experience the tourist trap of the Chinese transportation “Bund Sightseeing Tunnel” to …
The French Riviera; it springs to mind visions of St. Tropez tans, Gucci, and yachts the size of small homes. One of the wonderful Côte d’Azur cities is Nice. Nice is a sprawling Mediterranean city in southern France and it is also the fifth most populous city after Paris, Marseille, Lyon, and Toulouse. After Marseille, it’s the second-largest city on the Mediterranean coast. The city is actually called Nice la Belle; Nice the Beautiful, and that it is.
Arriving at its modern airport, l’Aéroport Nice Côte d’Azur, as a visitor, I found exiting to be quite a breeze. Once you retrieve your bags at the carousel, you exit to either the cab stand or public bus transport. We opted for the public bus as it was dramatically cheaper than a cab and dropped us off a couple of blocks from our hotel.(more…)