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Christmas Lights at Place Masséna

Christmas is my favourite holiday. As an expat in France, it’s the only time of the year where I’m guaranteed to go ‘home’ to Toronto and spend part of the holidays with my family. Before I head to the Great White North* a trip downtown to Place Masséna is warranted. After all, ever since D […]

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Cheese’d off

With my last weekend here in Nice seeming like a distant memory and Christmas only a couple of weeks away, what better way to combine Nice and Christmas than with a quick trip through le village de Noël in Place Massena.  D and I had braved the crowds at the markets in Metz and Mulhouse […]

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Three places in three nights, a Christmas market, and counting down to Christmas

I called it a crazy road trip.  After all, we’re talking 3 stops in one weekend.  How often does that happen? First stop:  Coustellet (Thursday night). Things should feel like they’re winding down for the end of the year.  They should feel that way but they don’t…at least, not yet.  For D and me, it […]

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