Explore the region on your own two feet where fresh air is available in lungfuls and coastal views can render you speechless. The post Take a Hike! appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Check out the port's new café concept, for people who take cycling very seriously. The post Ride & Rest: Le Café du Cycliste appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Having reached cult status, I thought it was time to sample Nice's much hyped “best pizza” at… The post Get a Pizza the action: Is this really the best in Nice? appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Is there anything more romantic than an Italian road trip? Grace Kelly silk scarf blowing in the wind, your boy smiling behind the wheel… The post Kisses from Italy: roadtrips under 4 hours appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Can you name 8 US states that begin with the letter ‘M'? Or what Triskaidekaphobia is a fear of? The post Are you Nice's most intelligent expat? appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
You don't spot many kitschy food trucks on the Cote d'Azur, tweeting their coordinates to hungry pilgrims. That is, until now… The post Un vrai coup de food appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
In Nice, you won't find much drinking out of a lid with a hole, but you'll find some fantastic hangouts with tasty caffeination and free WiFi… The post Where to take your laptop: Nice's best Wifi cafés appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Cinemas wouldn't be so bad if other people didn't insist on going at exactly the same time to watch exactly the same film. The post A cinema for people who hate the cinema appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
With a clothes peg on my nose, I braved my way into Nice's fromageries and asked them to hand over the biggest whiffers. The post ON THE HUNT FOR NICE'S STINKIEST CHEESE appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
If visions of juicy, sizzling patties, melting cheese and fat pillowy buns make your mouth water, then you'll want to get your hands around… The post Nice's best belt-busting burgers appeared first on Nice by Dark. [...]
Tue, Sep 12, 2017, Continue reading at the source
We always receive many request where to go for a day trip from Nice because French Riviera is so generous for real diamonds spread all around.Today we are going to uncover a few of them! This summer we were invited for a Blog Trip Cœur Riviera organized by @coeur_riviera, Tourist Information Center which unites all the puzzles of paradise situated between the sky and the Sea: Beaulieu-sur-mer, Eze, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, La Turbie and Villefranche-sur-mer which made us to claim #imafanofcoeurriviera.Charming labyrinths of La TurbieThe village called La Turbie is a labyrinth of narrow stone streets with adorable houses, traditional for Cote [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Nice is the place where you can try different ways of observing the city.You can discover it from the various angles and find out new things that inspire you.That's why when our good friend Kate suggested to try… flying, we thought it would be a great idea!It all started with a train to Villeneuve-Loubet from Nice: just 15-20 minutes.We love trains: they are like a small performance shown from the window and always smell like an adventure!Julien, the guy who is fiery passionate about paragliding met me at the station and the adventure has begun.We had a drive from the [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017, Continue reading at the source
On that day, the usual summer sun had flooded the bay and there was little wind: perfect conditions for flying. Both Victoria and I, having never been in a helicopter before, were therefore eager for this experience! Knowing the city really well from various angles: from the sea, from Le Suquet square or from California hill, this time we were to view it in a completely new way! Shortly after arriving at the meeting point, we were taken in a minivan to the edge of the pad, where we discovered […]Cet article Cannes seen from the sky in a helicopter, [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Fabien Ecochard @fabienecochard is a talented photographer and a movie-maker. His video NICELY this summer dedicated to Nice was much more than a nice video about Nice.It was like a breath of a fresh air, the ray of the Sun giving us the most important – the hope for better.It is about the most important and simple moments of daily life that make us fall in love with this city, that make us fall in love with our life.He has collected the concentration of love that city has and has spread it all over the world.Sometimes simple smile to a [...]
Sat, Dec 31, 2016, Continue reading at the source
A couple of months ago a friend of a friend offered me something I could not refuse: to fly!I had tried paragliding once before over an incredibly beautiful beach in the Northeast of Brazil, but to fly over the country side of France would certainly be a completely different experience.My first instructions were to take a train to Villeneuve Loubet and wait for my ride at the station. Julien, then, picked me up and we drove up to Gréolières.We started climbing up the hill until this car passed us by and offered me a ride. That was when the adventure [...]
Sun, Dec 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Today is incredible day in Nice: indian summer is back for a day bringing us 25 degrees! That is why we decided to share one of the warmest summer memories with you.They are inspired by Nina Transfeld, an inspiring young clothes designer who has definitely found the passion of her life. Nina is always full of fresh ideas and is in love with the town as much as we are. She moved here from Paris around two years ago and already became a part of it after she opened her charming boutique on rue Rossetti where you can also find [...]
Sun, Oct 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
French Riviera has become the seaside destination number one for conceptual photographers. Dreamteam photography is a successful international project founded by two girls: Maya Tetter, incredible fashion photographer and Gala Borzova, worldwide famous stylist. They travel around the world creating the story behind the image of each person. This summer they came to Cote d'azur to make several projects come true in collaboration with Anna Khomenko, talented make up artist. Luckily they had just a few days for an enchanting break at Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de Méditerranée to make the best of being away from home and shared their [...]
Sat, Sep 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
This fall, the 6th Edition of the Festival Franz Liszt is presenting a super lineup of concerts on the Côte d'Azur. www.franzlisztlevenscotedazur.com Music lovers, from the most erudite to the complete novice, will enjoy concerts every weekend from October 1 to 22, 2016. Featured composers: Borodine – Brahms – Dvorak – Fauré – Moussorgsky – Rachmaninoff. In pictoresque villages like Biot, Levens, Villeneuve-Loubet, Mandelieu-La Napoule. Check out the website for details and reservations www.franzlisztlevenscotedazur.com Hope to see you all there! Artists include HarpAzur, Nicolas Bringuier, Elena Sommer, The Cannes Provence Alps Côte d'Azur Ochestra, Amy Christianna Blake, [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2016, Continue reading at the source
This fall, the 6th Edition of the Festival Franz Liszt is presenting a super lineup of concerts on the Côte d'Azur. www.franzlisztlevenscotedazur.com Music lovers, from the most erudite to the complete novice, will enjoy concerts every weekend from October 1 to 22, 2016. Featured composers: Borodine – Brahms – Dvorak – Fauré – Moussorgsky – Rachmaninoff. In pictoresque villages like Biot, Levens, Villeneuve-Loubet, Mandelieu-La Napoule. Check out the website for details and reservations www.franzlisztlevenscotedazur.com Hope to see you all there! Artists include HarpAzur, Nicolas Bringuier, Elena Sommer, The Cannes Provence Alps Côte d'Azur Ochestra, Amy Christianna Blake, [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The French Riviera is the place to be when it comes to partying in stunning castles, celebrating weddings with gorgeous views and just enjoying life the best way possible.Nice presents us with a variety of bands for all kinds of events. Live music is essential in this region and you can find it almost everywhere.We selected one of our favourite bands this month. They are the Monarchs.The Monarch is an image of elegance, sophistication, transformation and a mysterious power. The Monarchs Band is the dream of three people to travel the world sharing meaningful music with friends and strangers.Formed by [...]
Sun, Aug 07, 2016, Continue reading at the source
We have always been charmed by lifestyle photographers who capture you in the moment asking you to forget about camera. It uncovers who you become looking at this or that part of the city: what you feel, how you look like, what makes you inspired or sad.Both girls Gaёlle Simon and Kate are our good friends for a long time: they met in spring and that's what came as a result. It was pure refreshment bringing up the warmth after cold and griefs.Gaëlle likes to choose very different locations and to show them via person's feelings. We are happy to [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
This month has definitely brought us that true summer that makes you happy as a kid and which we have been waiting for so long. After a week we start hiding from the Sun because it's too hot though still there is so much to enjoy: those incredible warm summer nights, fresh mornings and warm breeze. And it is so good to travel around Nice: by train, by car, by bike and of course, to spend some time on the beach doing that dolce-farniente! Today we are sharing our best feelings discovered in June that will be your inspiration in [...]
Thu, Jun 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
La Fête de la Musique is the official day of music celebrated in France and around the world on June 21st. Musicians simply go to the streets and perform: the music off all kinds, styles and for any mood is all around the cities! It's hardly possible to stand still, soon you start dancing: happy men and women of different ages laugh and sing to their favourite songs together! People who experience it for the first time mark June 21st as a special date to be part of the celebration next year. It's a great idea to start the journey [...]
Sun, Jun 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
I have for some years now wanted to do a post on the time honored tradition of Petanque, also known as Boules.No, not a treatise on the subject, there have been many, and with a far greater understanding than I.No... something different.... but... different has thus far eluded me.So.... it was with great pleasure when I spotted it .Our local arts community commissioned an exhibit of photos by photographer Hans Silvester.They have been on exhibit these past few weeks in front of the town's Mairie (city hall).His masterful images in black and white, capture the romance and traditions [...]
Wed, Jun 15, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The places you spend your very special days become part of your life: you simply leave your heart there and come back to live these feelings again.We are very happy to wish lots of love and happiness to a beautiful couple – Ekaterina and Ratmir Ronami which is a bit crazy in a very good way. Rock your life and love each other a good madness, only as you can! This photoshoot is very special for us because it was taken by our one of the most favourite photographer Anastasia Volkova who captures moments and emotions so well that you [...]
Tue, Jun 14, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Gaёlle Simon is one of our most favourite impressively talented photographer from Nice who fall in love with it transforming emotions into pictures.On 20th of April her exhibition "Dream of elsewhere" was opened at the National Theatre of Nice. You can visit it till mid of June. Gaёlle changes perception and discoveres the city from another angle: showing it has something of the most different parts of the world. She shared some of her thoughts about the concept.As a 22 years old girl, i've never left Nice (besides some summer holidays in Britany). After 8 years taking the pictures of [...]
Wed, Jun 08, 2016, Continue reading at the source
5. Discover Park de la Grande CornicheJust 20 minutes (19km) from Nice by car you can find a very peaceful place being surrounded by nature.Grand Corniche is situated 700m above the sea and the road lies in the exceptional place opening breathtaking views on the French Riviera: Nice, Villefranche sur Mere, La Thuirbi and Eze from one side and the picks of the magnificent Alps from another side.Direction: from Nice go to Moyen Corniche and then go up to Grande Corniche (RM 2465), route de la Revere. Climb up to the top by foot.6. Have an open air lunchYou don't have to order oysters at the expensive restaurant to feel happy.Find your favourite place for a picnic. You simply don't imagine how much tastier a simple sandwich or pizza would be if you try it at the Port on wooden cover with soundtrack of the splashes of the water. 7. Catch the moment!Don't be afraid to start something new especially this summer.Take your very first video, overcome the fear of hight and get a lesson of paragliding, try pétanque or buy a dog.They say if you are afraid of doing something that's the first thing to do.Summer's so short, catch every moment!Find out more discoveries
Lisa is in love with photography and lives between Nice and Moscow, going back and forth.Her account @smirnova_lisa is truly one of our most favourites as she shows the brightest moments as colourful patches.Lisa spent May on French Riviera and it was a beautiful month with lots of discoveries she is sharing with us!1. Notice the first signs of summer.The first signs of summer come with martlets who start singing their songs during the blue may nights flying somewhere in the sky here and there.Stop for a second and look at these incredible birds who are drawing perfect circles in [...]
Tue, Jun 07, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Nice is Love was born as an inspiration after true great story happen when you less expect. And it is so good to find the proof again and again. Today, exactly one year ago, one pretty girl @ozlem_koksall didn't expect to meet her happiest day on Promenade des Anglais together with @alicansavaswho dared to propose her right by the Sea!Their 11 seconds video shared happy vibes all over the world and made us smile for a couple of the days after. Today they are getting married which is the best reason to say "thank you" for being who they are [...]
Wed, May 18, 2016, Continue reading at the source
April is the time when the Sun is becoming warmer, the days longer and we all start making plans and dreams for summer!We have collected the brightest events and discoveries brought by April. 1. BOATS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FOUNTAINStarting with the very first day of April more known in Nice as Poisson d'Avril (April Fish) celebrating foolishness in a good way was bringing up surprises to unexpected places. This year colourful boats appeared on Promenade du Paillon just in the middle of the fountain. It reminded a bit Venice in the centre of Nice!photo: Syl Lerou Henaff2. RUN [...]
Sun, May 01, 2016, Continue reading at the source
April started in Nice with run in colours, famous in France as a RunBow. Natália Pizarro, discoveries-lover, has tried it this year for the first time and shared her bright impressions.I have first arrived in Nice almost two years ago and this city never stops to amaze me.Last New Year's Eve I vowed to go to a new place or do something new every weekend. My latest adventure was super colorful! A group of friends and I went running through rainbows in Saint Laurent du Var at the RunBow Colors race.We picked our kits up the day before and got [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source