Recent Articles

  • World’s first cross-border PetFinder app launches in Monaco

    A revolutionary way of identifying lost pets worldwide and reuniting them with the owners has arrived in Monaco. PetWorld Global is an app-based service that was conceived by Monika Laneman, a hobby dog breeder and trainer in Estonia, following a traumatic incident where she lost her dogs while in Italy. 

  • Cannes Film Festival: Ruben Ostlund’s The Square

    Riviera Insider’s first trip to the red carpet in Cannes was to see Ruben Ostlund’s The Square. The strict dress code infuses everything with excitement and the Grand Lumière, the film industry’s greatest temple, felt much more like a theatre than a cinema. As I discretely slid into place in a simple strapless dress and pearls, other members of the audience were hoping for much more attention from the paparazzi than I, although I couldn’t help but flash a smile at the cameras. 

  • Prince Albert reaches out to the Queen

    In the aftermath of Monday’s terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, which has left 22 dead and many more seriously injured, Monaco’s Prince Albert II has reached out to Queen Elizabeth II. 

  • Where golf meets art

    Harmoniously integrated into the natural surroundings, Riviera Golf Barbossi can be appreciated by anyone with an eye for beauty. Here, the words ‘Sport is an art’ are typed on every score card.

  • The young professional advanced skin care

    In her sparkling white clinic in the centre of Monaco, 26-year-old Stephanie Cubeddu-Burns is a long way from her native North Yorkshire, but she fits in seamlessly. Her fresh and bright skin is the ideal advertisement for her company, The Advanced Skin Clinic, which she launched two years ago.

  • Le Café de la Place

    An intimate evening in the hauteurs of Le Cannet.

  • Mimosa: a community against cancer

    Mimosa Matters began around a kitchen table in the south of France when the tragic, collective experiences of an inspirational group of women motivated them to stand up and start making a difference.

  • Vauban 21

    For more than 2,000 years, Antibes’ Port Vauban has captured the imaginations of the people who have passed through its marina walls. It is now set to enter a new chapter in its history under a new manager whose ambitions go far beyond superficial renovations. Riviera Insider meets with Director of Port Vauban Franck Dosne to learn more about his vision for a living port ‘that works with and for the community’.