The Swedish teenager known for calling out the leaders of the world for their complete lack of action on climate change has just teamed up with Monaco’s favourite blueblood, Pierre Casiraghi. Together with her father and Nathan Grossman, they have set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in a solar-powered sailboat, heading to the UN World Summit in September.
Nice Côte d’Azur and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) France are joining together to collaborate against plastic pollution in the Mediterranean. Today, 13 August, Nice’s local authorities signed a Charter of Commitment, when “Blue Panda,” the WWF ambassador sailboat will anchor in Nice until the 16th of August.
Monaco is committed to the environment and the Transition Forum is one of the ways the Principality brings together the biggest and most influential world players to attempt real change in the way companies and even governments behave. This past June, the 2019 Transition Forum made a sensational revelation: the solution to climate change.
On 02 August, Nice Airport welcomed the first commercial flight direct from Beijing, China. The connection has been in the works for several years, but now Nice will be connected to the Chinese capital with three flights per week. Air China will be providing the flights on Airbus A330-200 offering 227 seats among which 28 in business class.
The Monte Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (SBM) now offers and exclusive and homemade ice cream, a collaboration between Philippe Joanès and Gérard Taurin, Meilleur Ouvrier de France and ice cream World Champion. After less than a year of existence, a wind of renewal blows on the sugar department of One-Monte-Carlo.
Villeneuve-Loubet has become a cycling destination on the French Riviera through the years. Indeed the city has welcomed bike lovers since 2000 when the town created “La Villeneuvoise”: the first cycling path network, connecting the coast to the city centre.
The prestigious environmental flags awarded annually by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) will fly In 183 Italian coastal towns, 72 leisure ports and 17 bathing lagoons in 2019. In Liguria there are 30 - three more than in 2018 - for Imperia, Riva Ligure and Sanremo.
Villa E-1027 has a checkered and painful past. Originally designed as a private love nest, it has been abandoned by its creator, vandalised by a famous artist and left for ruin for decades. But the world has become fascinated by it because of its significance to early-modern architecture, its many innovative built-in ‘tricks’ and the fact that the architect was a woman, at a time when women weren’t even supposed to wear trousers.