Recent Articles

  • Compassion & innovation: L. Raphael launches skin programme for young adults

    Israeli beauty entrepreneur Ronit Raphael has been at the forefront of innovation in her industry for more than 30 years. She was to be a dancer, but her plans changed course at 18 when, in an effort to treat her acne, she suffered second-degree burns following an ill-informed chemical peel. During the years that followed, Ronit consulted with leading dermatologists around the world and ultimately created her own brand today known as L. Raphael.

  • Orange alert heatwave: How to stay safe in the record-breaking heat

    This summer, the Alpes-Maritimes experienced its second hottest heatwave since 1943, with a total of ten days spent under Alerte Canicule Orange – the 2nd highest heatwave alert by the government.


  • Monaco’s Oceanographic Institute has lost track of its sea turtle Rana

    The scientists and specialists of Monaco’s Oceanographic Institute have recently lost track of a loggerhead sea turtle named Rana. They had released it into the sea at the beginning of the summer in their first attempt of GPS tracking a sea turtle.

  • La Chaise Bleue de SAB’s artist to sue for illegal reproduction

    Nice painter and artist Sabine Géraudie (also called SAB), has decided to take action against people who sell unauthorized reproductions of her sculpture La Chaise Bleue de SAB. The chair, which stands on Nice’s famous Promenade des Anglais, represents one of the most famous art pieces of the city. 

  • 8th edition of the Braderie d’Antibes

    Starting tomorrow and for the next three days, the 8th edition of the Braderie d’Antibes, a large market of local shops where you can get some of the most interesting end-of-season deals. Organised by the Association des Commerçants d’Antibes Coeur Azur, Antibes’ traders association, these three days are now becoming almost traditional, with thousands of people expected. 

  • Looking to rent your Riviera flat over the winter?

    Back-to-school season is right around the corner, and landlords who rented their properties for the summer are now looking to rent their properties to students over the slower winter months. Students can be a good solution for this as the academic year runs from September to May/June.

  • The motorway through Italy is open after the Morandi bridge collapse

    The devastating collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa last week was not only a great tragedy for those who lost their lives (the death toll has now surpassed 40), but it had initially caused a serious disruption for travel between France and Italy.

  • Sharp increase in drownings for 2018

    As the end of the summer approaches, a recent report from Santé Publique France (SPF), France’s Public Health association, shows a considerable increase in the number of drownings for 2018, compared to 2015. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is the second region in France for the number of drownings this year.