Recent Articles

  • Le Café de la Place

    An intimate evening in the hauteurs of Le Cannet.

  • Mimosa: a community against cancer

    Mimosa Matters began around a kitchen table in the south of France when the tragic, collective experiences of an inspirational group of women motivated them to stand up and start making a difference.

  • Vauban 21

    For more than 2,000 years, Antibes’ Port Vauban has captured the imaginations of the people who have passed through its marina walls. It is now set to enter a new chapter in its history under a new manager whose ambitions go far beyond superficial renovations. Riviera Insider meets with Director of Port Vauban Franck Dosne to learn more about his vision for a living port ‘that works with and for the community’.

  • Voices from the past

    Former General Manager of Reuters and a British expat living in the south of France, Michael Nelson was in the midst of launching his second book - Americans and the Making of the Riviera - when he realised that despite the French Riviera’s global reputation, no one had ever written a history of the region in English.

  • Kiwanis Club of Antibes helps to fight cystic fibrosis

    Green de l’Espoir 2017, organised by the Kiwanis Club of Antibes Juan-les-Pins, invites all golf-lovers to meet for its 17th amateur golf competition on Sunday 11th June at the Golf de la Grande Bastide course in Châteauneuf de Grasse. The event is sponsored by the French Federation of Golf and is a long-running charity golf tournament, which raises funds to fight cystic fibrosis and support the French organisation Vaincre la Mucoviscidose.

  • The Cannes Film Festival without a pass

    Unless you’re a movie star, a big shot director, a respected journalist or if your name is on the billing, it can be almost impossible to get past security and onto the red carpet. There are, however, a few exceptions to the rule…

  • World Star football match in Monaco

    The 25th edition of the World Stars football match will take place in Monaco on Tuesday 23rd May, pitting world famous Formula 1 drivers against the Monegasque sports association A.S. Star Team (in support of the Star Team for Children association) at the Stade Louis II. As usual, the football match will officially open the festivities around the 75th Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco.

  • Hairdresser to the stars, star of hairdressers

    Rossano Ferretti always wanted to revolutionise the world of hair styling. He already knew he could at 15, when he first went to London, and declared: “My hands can create beauty.” Today, several decades later, the conviction he has in himself and his team is quite remarkable – even for one of the best hairdressers in the world. However, you have to have this level of self-belief if you are going to build a worldwide hairdressing empire for the rich and famous.

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