Recent Articles

  • Riviera Dreaming: Love and War on the Côte d'Azur

    What do the landmark villas Le Trident, Château de l’Horizon and Villa Aujourd’hui have in common? American architect Barry Dierks. One of the most notable architects of the Côte d’Azur, Mr Dierks is credited with building or remodelling 120 homes between the 1930s and 1950s.

  • Sting & Shaggy play Cannes

    To mark the launch of the new – and quite surprising – collaborative album by Police frontman Sting and Jamaican musician Shaggy, which comes out today, the Palais des Festivals have temporarily reduced the price of tickets to their upcoming show in Cannes.

  • The biggest boats, the greatest skippers: Nice Ultimed

    From 25th April to 6th May, Nice will host a major sailing event unlike any the city – or the Mediterranean – has experienced before. Billed as an XXL boat race featuring the largest racing boats in the world alongside the sport’s finest skippers, Nice Ultimed is inviting ultimate-class trimarans to the shores of the Côte d’Azur.

  • PhotoMonaco: a new creative date

    Under the patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the very first edition of PhotoMonaco is taking place from 5th to 8th April at the Quai Antoine Ier exhibition space. With the theme The Time of Vision, 35 top-class exhibitors and photographers from around the world have been invited to showcase their work within an overall panorama of art andcollectible photography.

  • Club Vivanova: innovative gins & inventive Indian cuisine

    Join Club Vivanova members and guests at the recently opened Maya Jah Indian Restaurant in Monaco on Wednesday 4th April. Founder of the club Bradley Mitton has selected 15 of the chef's most specialist dishes and paired them in sharing-courses with four Scottish craft gins from the Eden Mill Distillery in St Andrews, Scotland. The oriental spices in these various dishes marry incredibly well with the flavour profiles of the boutique gins.

  • Tickets to see a Baroque de Nice concert

    On Friday 13th and Sunday 15th April (at 8.30pm and 4.30pm respectively), Christophe Mazeaud on the oboe will lead a troupe of Baroque de Nice musicians in vibrant renditions of works by: Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Georg Philipp Telemann, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Georg Pisendel and Johann Sebastian Bach.

  • The great outdoors: improving the value of your property & your standard of living

    With 300 days of sunshine a year, the French Riviera lifestyle is all about outdoor living. Whether you have hectares of space or a small, urban terrace, even a few simple touches can drastically improve the quality of a garden – and the value of your home.

  • Princess Charlene & the Saint Devote Rugby Tournament

    On Saturday 31st March, teams from around the world will participate in the eighth Saint Devote Rugby Tournament at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco. Organised by the Monegasque Rugby Federation in collaboration with the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation in order to celebrate rugby and its different approaches, the day promises to be particularly intense.