#InThePink: In Eze, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Eze was one of the reasons we booked the Mediterranean cruise. I had seen pictures of Eze. I had to see this mountain-top village by the sea for myself! I was not disappointed! So, just a peek at Eze, but there is more to follow! The one pink bloom…

The Rest of the Best in Monte-Carlo, Monaco

There are so many excursions to pick from at each port, that it is hard to decide which ones to chose.  Do you want to concentrate in one area over a full day or do you want to pan out and see a little of everything? We did a little of both, but we were…

Six on Saturday in Monte Carlo, Monaco

Here we are! The ship is docked in Monte-Carlo, Monaco! The walkways and gardens are nice…………….. And there are rock gardens as you climb up and up and up,,,,,,,,,,,, Nice fancy pink at the Monte-Carlo Casino………. And a reflection pool across from the famous casino………. I call this a bean tree…………… And there is a…

Our First Jewel on the Côte d’Azur: Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Early morning in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, looked like this, as we pulled into the port. We were getting up earlier and earlier because we were so excited to see what each day would bring in a new place and sometimes even a new country!  Monaco consists of less than a square mile and has a population…

Fragonard Parfumerie, Grasse, France

Grasse, situated on a centuries-old hilltop town in southern Provence, is surrounded by fields of lavender, orange blossoms and other aromatic flowers. Because of it’s flora it has become one of France’s leading perfume producers. The Fragonard Parfumerie dates back to 1782. Just how did all this start, you ask? To begin with, the inland…

#InThePink: Fragonard Perfumery, Grasse, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. You can’t go to Provence and not buy perfume can you? Well I can’t. Traveling along the French Riviera we moved inland to Grasse. Fragonard Perfumery has been producing perfumes, eaux de toilettes and other perfumed products since 1926, using the traditional methods of French Perfumeries. Follow me on…

Cannes: Going Back Down the Hill

We walked along the cobblestone streets of the historic part of the city and I loved the peachy pink colors of the buildings and the roof tiles……. and of course the flowers. And I was interested in this tree with a very, very large thick trunk. I don’t know what it is, but I did…

Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

I think we need a proper introduction to Cannes, don’t you? I got all carried away in the Forville Market and I bet you think that’s all I saw! So let’s start at the beginning…….what did we see when we first got off the ship? Here is Le Vieux Port, our first stop of the…

One Last Look at the Forville Market Before We Go!

I just can’t say enough or show enough of these pictures from the Forville Market in Cannes! I am possessed! I liked the photos so much I am thinking about those “Fracture Me” art frames (where the photo is printed on glass) and framing them for my kitchen! So please bear with me! Show me the…

#InThe Pink: It’s All Good Fun in Cannes!

So, for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Well, when it’s hot in Cannes and time to take a break, what is it better to do than eat ice cream? It’s the Crème de la Crème! Cream of the cream! How about a fresh strawberry yogurt?  Or the Bubble Gum flavor? Anyone? Or we could have an…

Six On Saturday: Forville Market, Cannes, France

One of the best things about traveling is eating! It is always interesting to try new dishes I have never heard of before and see the food prepared. On this Mediterranean cruise we will be stopping at many food markets in several countries.  Many times we had the option to visit the market with one…

Forville Market in Cannes, France

Calling all foodies! This is an invitation to a Gourmet trip to Provence! If you make one foodie trip in France, please go to Cannes! In the historic heart of Cannes is this truly popular and amazing local food and fish market. Since 1934, seasonal products and flowers have been brought into the large covered…

Thursday Doors: Cannes, France

Cannes was a big surprise for me. I thought it would be a large metropolitan city and very busy……..I was totally wrong. Loved the tiny streets, the promenade, the boats!  Here are the beautiful doors from Cannes! With more flowers of course………Enjoy! Here the doors are seen in the motif on the wall…….lights, camera, action……..The…

Bormes les Mimosas, France

If I was asked what I liked the most about Bormes les Mimosas, I would answer the light, the color and the flowers!  All the old houses are covered with pink tiles, the streets are lined with flowers and the Mediterranean medieval village, with its castle ruins and ramparts, offers a panoramic view of the…

#InThePink: Cruising Pink

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. We were  “InThePink”  and “TickledPink” to be cruising! Some days more than others! Here are the Guidelines for Becky’s Square Challenge: The theme for squares September is ‘In the Pink‘ and the one rule as always is that your main photograph must be square. After that the world is your oyster,…