Riviera Insider May/June 2020: A letter from the editor

Riviera Insider May/June 2020The May/June issue of Riviera Insider is the biggest and most exciting edition of the year. Out of the sleepy winter lull, the Côte d'Azur kicks into high gear for the start of the season (and the economy) with the Cannes Film Festival, the Monaco Grand Prix, Amber Lounge, Top Marques, Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and more. But the Coronavirus brought all this to a slamming halt, causing event cancellations from early February through June. 

March/April issue of Riviera Insider free of charge

Riviera Insider March.April 2020 editionWe are certainly facing an unprecedented moment in the world! To ensure that you receive the current issue of Riviera Insider during the corona crisis, we are making it available online free of charge. We want to make sure that even though you are housebound, you can still read the articles and interviews that we work so hard to bring you.

 

 

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  • Transition Forum in Monaco: The solution to climate change

    2019 Transition Forum Photo Irene Hell

    Monaco is committed to the environment and the Transition Forum is one of the ways the Principality brings together the biggest and most influential world players to attempt real change in the way companies and even governments behave. This past June, the 2019 Transition Forum made a sensational revelation: the solution to climate change.

  • Nice-Beijing direct with Air China

    Air China inaugural flight (c) Alexa Bouhelier-Ruelle On 02 August, Nice Airport welcomed the first commercial flight direct from Beijing, China. The connection has been in the works for several years, but now Nice will be connected to the Chinese capital with three flights per week. Air China will be providing the flights on Airbus A330-200 offering 227 seats among which 28 in business class.

  • Enjoy the summer series: SBM launches handmade artisan ice cream

    Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer The Monte Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (SBM) now offers and exclusive and homemade ice cream, a collaboration between Philippe Joanès and Gérard Taurin, a dynamic sweet duo of a Meilleur Ouvrier de France and an ice cream World Champion. After less than a year of existence, a wind of renewal blows on the sugar department of One-Monte-Carlo.

  • Enjoy the summer series: Villeneuve-Loubet cycle path

    Shakti https://fr.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fichier:Villeneuve_village.jpg Villeneuve-Loubet has become a cycling destination on the French Riviera through the years. Indeed the city has welcomed bike lovers since 2000 when the town created “La Villeneuvoise”: the first cycling path network, connecting the coast to the city centre. 

  • Blue Flag Beaches - Liguria again best in class

    Blue Flag BeachesThe prestigious environmental flags awarded annually by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) will fly In 183 Italian coastal towns, 72 leisure ports and 17 bathing lagoons in 2019. In Liguria there are 30 - three more than in 2018 - for Imperia, Riva Ligure and Sanremo.

  • Villa E-1027 painstakingly restored to 1929

    Villa E-1027 (c) Manuel Bougot Villa E-1027 has a checkered and painful past. Originally designed as a private love nest, it has been abandoned by its creator, vandalised by a famous artist and left for ruin for decades. But the world has become fascinated by it because of its significance to early-modern architecture, its many innovative built-in ‘tricks’ and the fact that the architect was a woman, at a time when women weren’t even supposed to wear trousers.

  • Monaco Art en Ciel - International Fireworks Competition

    Nicolas Grevet https://www.flickr.com/photos/nyko18/14821070160The International Competition of Musical Fireworks of Monaco was created by the Principality town hall in 1966. This summer, the competition gathers once again high quality pyrotechnic shows, created by renowned artists in Monaco’s bay.

  • California Bliss frozen yogurt comes to Nice

    California BlissCalifornia Bliss is more than a regular frozen yoghurt company. California Bliss brings the feeling of the West Coast to France with the fresh taste of frozen yogurt, numerous toppings and a fun décor of palm trees and surfboards. Danielle Ahajot and Kylie Schuyler, the two co-founders of the French ‘froyo’ built a company that “reflects who they are”, while also helping girls in underdeveloped countries around the world access a good education. 

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