Did you know that you can purchase a French property as a ‘civil company’? There are many advantages to such a purchase, including the tax structure, and inheritance planning. If you are thinking about buying a property in France to be used as a principal or a second home, there are several advantages to proceed with an SCI. Property lawyer Zoubaïda Bouzou of Isegoria Conseils gives us some excellent information for those buying or looking to buy an investment property in France.
Thomas Lemaire is one of the region's youngest artists, but his photography of the Côte d’Azur has already been featured on websites for the tourism board, professional corporate campaigns and in several exhibitions. His popularity only continues to grow. Riviera Insider speaks with this rising star before he blasts off to stardom.
The glamour of old Italian cinema comes to life this weekend with Fantaisies à Cinecittà at the Orchestre Philarmonique de Monaco. We are giving away a pair of tickets to see this enchanting performance.
The American space agency, NASA, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. With the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Embassy of Monaco to the United States will be presenting the second edition of Pioneers and Innovators of Our Time, a special gathering of leaders in air and space technology at the Auditorium Rainier III.
One of the world’s largest gatherings of professional chefs, the Chef’s World Summit will take place from 25th to 27th November at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Under the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II, the summit celebrates the best the culinary world has to offer and is designed to train and inspire a new generation of professionals. It is open to a wide array of guests, not only chefs and restaurateurs, but also caterers, culinary school teachers, maîtres d’hôtel, butlers, students, and more. The event brings together over 150 chefs from 57 countries and more than 2200 professionals from across the industry.
In the next few days, Grasse resident Shirley Thompson will depart from Puerto de Mogán in the Canary Islands in her blue row-boat Amigo and embark on a long and treacherous journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Her goal is to arrive in Saint Bart’s in the Caribbean by February. No help, no support team, no engine—just pure endurance. If she does complete the crossing, she will break two world records: the first Irish woman to row any ocean solo and the oldest woman to row any ocean solo.
Mougins School is hosting a talk on Friday 23rd November by an international expert on internet safety for children. Elizabeth Milovidov is an American born law professor, eSafety specialist and digital parenting coach. Geared toward both adults and children, her talk will cover how to use the Internet and social media responsibly, keeping children safe online and preparing them to thrive in the digital world.
The 19th edition of the immensely successful charity race came to a close this weekend after a difficult few days due to stormy weather. But spirits were high and fun was had by all who participated. The winners were welcomed by Amara Sy, the godfather of the 19th NFL, Princess Alexandra of Hanover and representatives of the Princely Government and the National Council.