USA wins fourth consecutive Women’s World Cup title

US Department of State / women soccer team dominated Women’s World Cup in France since their first game against Thaïland on June 11. This week-end they beat their final opponent, the Netherlands, to win the trophy and make history by claiming their fourth consecutive Women’s World Cup title.Read more

Menton's Mirazur named #1 in the world

Mauro Colagreco_c_Fabien PraussChef Mauro Colagreco is having just about the best year a chef could ever hope for. After attaining his third Michelin star this year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list named Mirazur number one.Read more

Iconic Blue Chairs to be installed in Antibes

Dare famous Blue Chairs of Nice will be installed very soon in Antibes. Jean Leonetti, the mayor of Antibes, announced the news in a meeting on July 1st at the city’s Maison des Associations.Read more

Shopping by Night in Cannes

qwesy qwesy [CC BY 3.0 (] On Tuesday 2nd of July, the famous Cannes night market reopens and expands to boulevard Jean-Hibert. In addition to the market, the shops along the pedestrian street will also stay open to welcome visitors at night. Read more

Paloma Beach reopens in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Pierre Banoori one of the most beautiful spots in the French Riviera, Paloma Beach in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is considered an institution. Opened in 1948, the restaurant and private beach has been a cherished getaway for generations of visitors. But for the past few years, they have been in a battle with the local government to stay in business. Due to the recent Loi Littoral requiring only a temporary structure and a max of 20% of beach space to be privatized, the restaurant's legendary beach area had been closed down by the city. "Sauvez Paloma Beach" is an organization supporting the fate of the restaurant and recently won (temporarily) its case against the administration of the peninsula and the private beach reopened on 29 June.   Read more

Chanel invests in Vallauris - Orange blossoms essential for their perfume

Eugene Zelenko end of May marks the orange blossom harvest in Vallauris and for a few weeks, the air from the beaches of Golfe-Juan to the hills above Cannes is perfumed with the sweet, intoxicating scent of the soft white flowers.Read more

4th of July Celebrations on the French Riviera

American Independence Day by Karen Arnold (c) CC0 Public Domain Whether you are an American living on the Cote d’Azur or someone who loves American culture, the 4th of July is the day to celebrate American Independence. Each year, cities along the Riviera celebrate the American Independence Day at restaurants and through American clubs and organisations.  Read more

Women’s World Cup semifinal: US vs England

FIFA Women's trophy (c) FIFA via Getty ImagesFriday night’s Women’s World Cup quarter-finals match in Paris was presumably the most anticipated match since the beginning of the competition. The American team beat France 2-1, moving them on to the semi-final. Tomorrow’s match in Lyon sees a showdown between the US and England, followed by the Netherlands vs Sweden.Read more

Heatwave breaks records across France

The last two weeks of June brought a shocking heatwave across Europe. In France, many cities broke records with the highest recorded temperature in history. After red alerts in the last week of June, the end is in sight. The alert has been downgraded to orange for the Alpes-Maritimes with an expected end to the "canicule" Tuesday night, 2 July.Read more

Artist Stefan Szczesny conquers the village of Les Baux-de-Provence

Szczesny Exhibit in Les Baux-de-Provence (c) Stefan SzczesnyArtist Stefan Szczesny has conquered the village of Les Baux-de-Provence has been taken over with many and varied pieces of art. Stefan Szczesny, a Munich-born cosmopolitan artist who has lived in Saint Tropez for years, has come to make the village a stage for a quantitatively and qualitatively impressive art show.Read more