Yachting through the lens

Climbing aboard a superyacht is an experience reserved for few, but that’s exactly what acclaimed photographer Ed Holt has been doing for the last 30 years. He has traversed the decks of many of the world’s most iconic vessels, flown high above their masts and toured their interiors, all in pursuit of the perfect shot. Riviera Insider caught up with the photographer to talk technique and technology in an ever-changing industry.Read more

Amber Summer closing party

After four incredible and exciting months, Amber Summer is officially bidding goodnight to the summer with its closing party on Friday 30th September: open from 5pm until late with a full-glamour fashion show and live entertainment planned. Read more

Urban sanctuary

With the toils of city living often wearing hard on the mind and body, it was by no means a coincidence when Océanide Spa and Wellness resort chose to open their retreat in the centre of Nice.Read more

Golds apiece for Eden sister hotels

Antibes’ Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc and St Barth’s Eden Rock have both clinched top gongs in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers' Travel Awards in 2016 with each winning their continental category for Best Hotel.Read more

The next generation of private security

SRX Commercial Director, Gareth Nesbit, explains how private security has evolved from protecting the high-net-worth community and their villas into something we all have a requirement for in the modern day.Read more

Ferrari drive through Liguria

Combining a Ferrari with a drive along the Ligurian Coast goes as perfectly together as a serving of Chardonnay with seafood, or a Bvlgari necklace to match that Prada evening gown. It may sound exclusive and expensive, but like all things exquisitely beautiful, it should be claimed at least once in a lifetime. Read more

Luxury terrace party with Club Vivanova

Join Club Vivanove for an after-work seafront party from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on 9th September. Taking place on the private terrace of the Bistrot Le Bouchon Monaco, the event promises fine wines, an aperitivo buffet and a relaxed atmosphere.Read more

Luxury on board events with Club Vivanova

Club Vivanova and Caprice du Chef have teamed up to create four back-to-back luxury events that will be taking place aboard MY Clara One. The 32 metre motor yacht will host a wine lunch and a cocktail evening on both  29th and the 30th September, allowing guests to fully appreciate the glamour of the Monaco Yacht show. Tendered into the main port of Monaco, views from the deck will look right out over Port Hercule.Read more

Expat focus: Andy Colgan

Andy Colgan’s love of beer came from a young age, when he used to steal his dad’s beer from the backyard fridge - an Aussie brew called Emu Export. There was nothing particularly special about this ‘bush chook’, a generic beer in Australia, but it would take the edge off a hot summer’s day out the back having a barbie. From the first cold refreshing swig, Andy knew this would be a life-long friendship. What he didn’t know at the time was that he would be crafting some of the best locally brewed beer on the Côte d’Azur in years to come.Read more

Carol Drinkwater book signing in Antibes

Meet the fabulous author behind the best-selling trilogy about buying and running an olive farm in Provence, Carol Drinkwater, at Antibes Books this Saturday as she signs copies of her latest novel The Forgotten Summer. Read more