On false friends

Continuing our new series of French words resembling English words, but not having the same meaning (faux amis), here are a few more classic examples...Read more

On the buses

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Explore the region for the price of a two euro return bus fare: RT journalist Carolyn Reynier continues her tour of the best bus routes in the Alpes-Maritimes.Read more

Waiting for the sky to fall

Everything points to a Socialist victory in next year’s presidential election.Read more

Moving beyond a spring clean

At this time of year, I love a good spring clean. The sun comes out and I come around from months of baggy jumper wearing and Radio 4 listening and I suddenly want my world to be sparkly and in order.Read more

Holiday heavan or hell?

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The Riviera: one of the most exclusive destinations in the world. The name alone is the stuff of which dreams are made. For this reason, the Côte d'Azur has fascinated international visitors, VIPs and artists for centuries. But what makes this region so attractive to tourists apart from the climate and the landscape? And what could be improved to make the holiday experience even better? This month, The Riviera Times conducted a survey to find out what people think.Read more

On the buses

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Explore the region for the price of a two euro return bus fare: RT journalist Carolyn Reynier continues her tour of the best bus routes in the Alpes-Maritimes.Read more

Leaseback schemes

While many of our resident readers live and work, or have retired, near or in the big towns and cities on the coast, France’s southern Alps in the Hautes Alpes and Alpes de Haute Provence départements offer a complete change of scenery which can be enjoyed throughout the year.Read more

This month: interview with a Mediterranean maestro

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Theo Randall, former head chef at London’s famous River Café has been heavily influenced by his holidays as a child in Italy and his frequent visits to the French Riviera.Read more

Holidaying with autocrats

Would things have been better if they had not chosen Tunisia and Egypt for their holidays?Read more

On the buses

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Explore the region for the price of a two euro return bus fare: RT journalist Carolyn Reynier continues her tour of the best bus routes in the Alpes-Maritimes.Read more

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