Riviera Insider Oct/Nov/Dec issue out now!

Riviera Insider Magazine Oct 2020Our latest edition is now out! We end each year with our Art Special, when the theatres, operas, ballets and museums take centre stage, so to speak. It’s a great time of year when the days are cooler but still filled with our glorious sunshine. 2020 is a bit different, though, as we all know. No need to repeat the word ‘unprecedented’ which has now become cliché. Nevertheless, the coronavirus is still a daily topic and a constant disruptor to our livelihood.   



Recent Articles

  • Royal Riviera reopens it's doors and its beautiful terrace

    ROYAL Riviera Jasmin RestoRight on the edge of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the Royal Riviera is one of the iconic beachfront hotels of the Côte d'Azur. On Friday, 26 June they re-opened their doors, including the stunning outdoor restaurant "Le Jasmin" with fantastic sea views. If you’re looking for a nice place to go this weekend, join them in celebrating their return.

  • Cannes Lions goes digital… for free

    Cannes Lions 2020 OnlineCannes’ biggest festival of the year, Cannes Lions, was initially postponed and then cancelled for 2020. Now, it’s going on-line, offering all their creative content free for everyone. If you're interested in marketing, advertising, business development, creativity or just good living sense, take part in Lions Live, it is a truly rare opportunity!

  • Subtil Wine: Local sommeliers create biodynamic wine company

    Rémy Grenet (l) and Alexandre Cordier (r), the founders of Subtil WineTwo entrepreneurial sommeliers in Monaco have created a new business for a very niche wine market. Their company, Subtil, is committed not only to the distribution of Biodynamic wine, but also the education and awareness of Biodynamic principles. 

  • 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)!