Spent the day in Monaco for my Mum’s Birthday, such a gorgeous place to spend a Birthday!
We walked upto the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, it was really busy! Monte Carlo was a lot less busy so after we saw the Palace we headed back down there.
We went to the Cafe De Paris for lunch – amazing! Then went into the casino after (won 95€!).
It’s a great place to wander around and see the huge boats. I can’t wait to go back!
I was only in Cannes for the afternoon, but what an amazing afternoon it was!
A little wander around the shops and to Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes to see where the film festival takes place. Gorgeous!
We spent the majority of time sitting on a sofa on the beach drinking wine. Perfect!
Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild is such a stunning place to walk around. Beautiful house and gardens.. great photo opportunities! The Villa is in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.. which is awesome to drive around. Very luxurious!
Absolutely fell in love with Nice. Such a nice place! (Excuse the pun..)
It had a great feel about it, some lovely little restaurants and walking along the Promenade des Anglais in the evening was perfect!
If you ever go, eat at La Cucina. You won’t regret it!
So I spent a few weeks in my favourite country – France! I was over there to photograph a wedding, but took some time out to relax and explore! First stop was Lyon. I didn’t really know what to expect from Lyon, I hadn’t overly looked at photographs (apart from a little Pinterest search) but it was such a great place!
It was a very picturesque place and had a great feel. I particularly liked Vieux Lyon (old Lyon) it had such pretty little old streets and nice food (and ice cream). It was pretty hot when we got there, about 33 degrees, but we still managed to wander around in the heat and also use a nice air conditioned car!
Whilst wandering around Vieux Lyon, we visited La Tour Rose, great for photos! We also went to the Cathedral (Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière) which was so pretty and had great views of Lyon.
Lyon has some great murals on the walls, Mur Des Canuts is a good one to see, there’s a photograph below.
Thank you to one of my brides, Sarah. Who LOVES Lyon and gave me lots of great tips!
We all want our big wedding day to be something special, memorable, and preferably affordable. The average cost of weddings in the UK has skyrocketed in the past few years to as high as £25,000, pushing some to look abroad for their dream wedding. But with overseas weddings coming with their own costs and considerations, couples are looking for ways to get the best bang for their buck. That’s why I have teamed up with the UK’s first online foreign exchange service RationalFX who have launched an initiative to help couples save money on their weddings abroad.
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Lovely trip to the beautiful Blenheim Palace. It’s such a stunning place to walk around and kind of reminded me of the Palace of Versailles! Was a little gutted that I had just missed the fashion exhibition, but it was still a great day! (more…)
Thank you to everyone who entered the GPSmyCity giveaway!
Below you will find the winners names.
I will email you all (to the emails left) to find out which city and device you’d like and then once I receive the codes I will email them over.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK FOLDER INCASE.
(Dani, the email address you gave me doesn’t work. Could you email me please :))