Posted in January 2013

Top Travel Tip: La Brioche Beirut, Lebanon

Top Travel Tip: La Brioche Beirut, Lebanon

Todays tip: La Brioche, Yafet Street Hamra This little French Patisserie is amazing.  The small storefront is smack dab in the middle of the chaotic Hamra neighborhood of Beirut.  It sits across the street from a grocery store and next to a hotel and it seems out of place packed in with all of the … Continue reading

Top Travel Tip: Le Chef – Beirut Lebanon

Top Travel Tip: Le Chef – Beirut Lebanon

Top Tip: Le Chef In a sea of glitz, glamour and overpriced establishments, this little gem is a breath of Fresh air.  Le Chef is a long standing fixture in Beirut’s Gemmayzeh neighborhood.  Well before the area was inundated with hip bars and trendy restaurants, Le Chef was serving up traditional Lebanese dishes in its cosy … Continue reading

The French Honor System?

The French Honor System?

Since arriving in France, I have been riding the trains, trams and busses with abandon.  I love good public transportation, and Nice has it in spades.  But shortly after getting here I started to wonder if anyone was ever going to ask to see my ticket, and if not, why did anyone bother to buy … Continue reading