Recent Articles

  • Rally Monte-Carlo: two event series this winter

    Monaco is getting off to a roaring start this year with the 86th Monte-Carlo Rally from 22nd to 28th January – which kicks off the 2018 FIA race calendar – and the 21st Monte-Carlo Historic Rally from 31st January to 7th February.

  • The Circle of Life in Monaco

    The Mairie de Monaco has released its 2017 statistics on the number of births, deaths, marriages and divorces in the principality… And it was an overwhelmingly happy year! The birth rate outweighs that of mortality by almost 2 to 1 and there were more than double the number of marriages than divorces, including four marriages between exclusively Monegasque citizens.

  • Where is the best place to live?

    ‘Bonne’, ‘beau’ and ‘bio’… All three have positive connotations, but surely there’s something more than a good start to their names that has made the towns of Valbonne, Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Biot the three most attractive places to live in the Alpes-Maritimes.

  • Important tax changes for 2018

    With the draft budget for 2018, President Emmanuel Macron has started the tax reforms that were announced during his campaign. It is currently being submitted to the French parliament and includes important tax changes for companies as well as for private individuals.

  • "Don't set fire to my food next time!"

    Originally from sleepy Suffolk, Lewis Longman moved to Cannes three years ago in the search of something meaningful to fill the predictable void of post-graduate life. Between the ubiquitous palm trees of the sun-soaked Côte d’Azur and the terraces of its numerous restaurants, he thinks he has found that something...

  • Hosting the grand masters

    Venice – or La Serenissima meaning the ‘most serene’ as it is also known – has long inspired the work and imagination of artists. Yet the beauty of the Venetian cityscape – the romance of its canals and the charm of its magical light – has never been portrayed with as much love and sensitivity as it was by the 18th and 19th century grandmasters.

  • Ringo Starr in Monaco

    Tickets have gone on sale for one of this summer’s most highly anticipated events: Ringo Starr in concert at the Salle des Etoiles on 6th July for the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival!

  • New app for bus travel

    The Envibus network has launched a new mobile application that hopes to simplify and streamline public transport travel for residents in the Communauté d'Agglomération de Sophia Antipolis (CASA). As he presented the digital tool – Envibus Ticket – on Wednesday 10th January, Mayor of Antibes Jean Leonetti said: “We must question why people still use their car, particularly when travelling into a town centre!”