City Bikes-A Great Way to Lower Your Budget

I am a HUGE advocate of city bikes. In fact, the concept of bike sharing has become pretty widely accepted both stateside and abroad, with bike sharing systems in place in more than 600 cities worldwide. Truth be told, despite the amount of traveling I do, I tend to live a very modest lifestyle. And, the best penny-pinching strategy I use is using the City Bikes, V’Lille, as … Continue reading City Bikes-A Great Way to Lower Your Budget

Two items That make Me Look Slightly More French

Since my arrival in Toulon one month ago, I have acquired two items that have made me inherently and undeniably more French: un vélo (bicycle) and un chariot (a bag on wheels). The first week I was in Toulon I decided I wanted to buy a used bike. Pharmacycles is a shop in Toulon that finds old bicycles on the streets, in dumpsters, on the side … Continue reading Two items That make Me Look Slightly More French