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Summer in South of France

It’s summer time, which means it’s time for me to pack my bags and do some traveling. South of France, specifically Cote d’ Azur, has been one of my favourite vacation spots. The sun, the sea and of course the amazing food are the extra bonuses of this beautiful area.   On one of my trips to south of France, I stayed at a 400 year old Chateau Eza situated in the medieval village of Eze. The hilltop château is located on the Moyenne Corniche between Nice and Monaco and easily accessible from either city in less than 30 minutes. The climb to the château is steep but easily manageable through a cobblestone road, Bougainvillea clad walls and cute little artisan and boutique shops.   Chateau Eza used to be the winter residence of Prince William of Sweden and later was converted to a 5 star luxury hotel with the old fashion charm and modern comforts. There are only 14 suites, each with a unique decor, amazing bathroom, fireplace, stone walls, four-poster beds, private balconies with the most amazing …

Under the Tuscan Sun in Siena

For the past 12 years, I have been day dreaming and talking about one of my most favourite life experiences. The experience that probably planted a travel bug in me and made me tell every single university student to do the same. 12 years ago I decided to join a student exchange program and study Tuscan architecture in Siena, Italy. I had the most amazing time and met the most awesome friends because of that decision. Fast forward 12 years…… I’M BACK!!! For 2 days, but I’m back!