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Donating to charity and reducing tax

As the year comes to an end, it may be worthwhile making a donation to a charity or a non-profit organisation of public interest which, within certain limits, […]

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New flight destinations from Nice Airport in 2018

Easyjet are adding four new destinations from Nice airport with two flights a week to Biarritz and Catania, Sicily, from 25 June to 31 August, and Seville with […]

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Weather Updates 11 December 2017

The whole of the department of the Alpes Maritimes is on alert (Vigilance Orange) due to the weather conditions, with flights cancelled and roads closed across the region. […]

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A busy Christmas for the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

In the next few days – on Friday 15 and Sunday 17 December – the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra will be giving two very different concerts, both including first […]

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Christmas gift ideas… Find something original on the French Riviera

Christmas is on our doorstep and many of us are still short of gifts, or, more specifically, inspiration. It’s not just about finding the right present for the […]

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The Calendale, or festive season in Provence

The festive season in Provence, the Calendale, starts on 4 December, St. Barbe’s Day, and finishes in February on pancake day, La Chandeleur. On St Barbe’s day wheat […]

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MANCA Festival 2017

Contemporary Music is a term that can be daunting but the now well-established annual festival MANCA in Nice, this year from 3 to 10 December, is unusual in […]

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Jobs for newcomers on the Côte d’Azur

What are your options if you’re seeking work on the French Riviera and you don’t speak French? Well, don’t despair. Surprisingly, there are more openings than you might […]

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Top art galleries on the Côte d’Azur

There’s no shortage of art on the Côte d’Azur but how to find the more interesting galleries that show an eclectic variety of work? Of course, taste is […]

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How to get to and from Nice Airport using public transport

Getting to and from Nice Airport on public transport can be a challenging experience, especially at night. Fortunately, the new Nice tramline should be up and running by […]

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