Our special 2-in-1 July/August issue

Two in one: Our summer edition is an exceptional double issue - Insider in the front and Zeit in the back.We are pleased to announce our new July/August issue, finally back in print! This issue is an unusual two-in-one edition, thanks to the coronavirus… We have made a double-issue with our sister publication, RivieraZeit (in German), so one side is Riviera Insider and if you flip it over, it’s RivieraZeit. 

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Recent Articles

  • Take positive action for your financial wellbeing

    Blevins Franks Financial Wealth ManagementThese have been challenging times, but hopefully, as the restrictions are lifted we can enjoy more freedoms and adjust to the ‘new normal’.  Many people may still be at home more than usual though and this is a good opportunity to tend to your financial wellbeing. With the Brexit clock still ticking, expatriates, in particular, can benefit from using this time to fine-tune their tax, pensions and estate planning. Here are some key considerations.

  • Macron's speech: France is open for business

    President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday evening in his 4th speech to the nation since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic. Photo: Screenshot YoutubeIn his fourth speech to the nation since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron gave a rough outline on Sunday evening of how the crisis management should proceed from July onwards. There was also some concrete information - for example, that from 22 June, two weeks before the start of the holidays, all pupils from pre-school to collège ( middle school) should return to school.

  • Content Creatives Incubator: Calling all young creative talents!

    Creative resindencyThe University of Côte d'Azur has launched an open call to students and young creative graduates to apply for a new residency concept for a free three-week creative production training. In an innovative new joint project, Banijay, Université Côte d'Azur and the Cannes City Council are launching "Content Creatives Incubator", a free three-week residency for students and young creative graduates.

  • Auguste Escoffier: The father of French cuisine celebrated on Arte

    Auguste Escoffier © Musée EscoffierOn Saturday, June 6, the Art & Culture channel, Arte, will air a portrait of the famous inventor of modern gastronomy - Auguste Escoffier, a child of the Côte d'Azur. Born in Villeneuve-Loubet, the city now houses a museum of culinary art dedicated to the world-renowned chef. When did this culinary master, known as the ‘King of chefs and chef of Kings’ reign? Read on to discover this local legend.

  • We Are One Global Film Festival: a pandemic solution

    We Are One Global Film Festival c. YouTube In the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of large events, major film festivals across the world have joined with YouTube to announce the We Are One Global Film Festival. It started on 29 May and we can still all take part in the screenings (Until 7 June)!

  • New Montessori middle-school class in Sophia-Antipolis

    Les Colibris Montessori SchoolFor the parents of middle-school-aged kids, searching for a collège can be tough, especially if your child has grown up in a Montessori education system. But this September, one of the first bi-lingual Montessori middle-schools in France opens right here in Sophia-Antipolis. They have an open house this Saturday, 6 June to check out the school.

  • The Festival de Cannes releases the Official Selection 2020

    Festival de Cannes Official Selection 2020

    Even though the 73rd Cannes Film Festival was cancelled, the organisers were keenly aware of their immense responsibility to the film industry to provide the Official Selection. Plus, as the head of the festival said in an interview, there are so many wonderful films this year! On 3 June, they released a varied and international list of 56 films with the coveted title: "Sélection Officielle 2020 - Festival de Cannes"

     

  • Restaurants & bars reopen as Phase 2 begins in France

    Phase 2 France mapToday is the day! Phase 2 of our de-confinement begins today, 2 June with further relaxing of travel restrictions and restaurant closures. Across France, restaurants, cafés and bars are reopening, although under strict health and safety requirements. Here, we give an overview of what’s open, where we can travel and what we need to know to stay safe. 

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