Europe 2019 retrospective

For my Europe trip this year I decided to head off to southern France and bypass Paris altogether, and to finish off the trip with a couple of days relaxing in Amsterdam.

Overall the weather was pretty disappointing, most days were cloudy but not too much rain thankfully. Towards the end of May the weather started to get better with one day in Amsterdam being nice and warm (and I even got a bit of a tan!) but I think my next trip would need to be June (but need to avoid all the school holidays).

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Hotel ibis Styles Montpellier Centre Comedie, Montpellier, France

In Montpellier I had decided to stay around the Comedie area because it was close to alot of restaurants & bars and I could walk to and from Gare de Montpellier Saint-Roch to the hotel. For my trip I’d mostly chosen Accor hotels so had booked myself into Hotel ibis Styles Montpellier Centre Comedie.

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Grand Slam Burger, Montpellier, France

After my afternoon of drinking beer in Montpellier’s old town I decided to take it easy on my last evening in the city and concentrate more on the food than the drink.

Quite close to my hotel was a hamburger restaurant called Grand Slam Burger that had an interesting menu and some really good reviews so I hauled my still half sloshed butt out of the hotel to the restaurant.

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Fitzpatrick’s Irish Pub, Montpellier, France

About a 200m walk from The Beehive is Fitzpatrick’s Irish Pub where I ended my mini pub crawl.

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The Beehive, Montpellier, France

After Bar Palace I retired to a bar closeby called The Beehive. The area is buzzing (pun intended!) with restaurants and bars.

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