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Honeymooning in Nice

Nice is a popular destination for honeymooners. The views are gorgeous, the beach is alluring, the food is delicious and the shopping is so very French. So it’s not surprising that a few of the people we have met along the way mentioned that they were stopping in Nice as part of their honeymoon. We met a fantastic young newlywed couple from Canada living across the hall from us in our airbnb apartment. It was wonderful to speak English and we enjoyed gushing about various wedding/love stories.

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Mussels in Montenegro

montenegro-23Our tour left promptly at 8:15 and, as we stumbled into the shuttle with 4 other people, I silently wished for more sleep. Montenegro and Croatia are part of former Yugoslavia (as well as the other neighboring countries). We were given a few history tidbits along the way as well as many cultural jokes about Montenegrians. One of which was about their laziness and it proved rather true as the line at the border crossing grew longer and longer and no one came rushing out to open a second check station.

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