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Monaco Yacht Show 2017

The Monaco Yacht Show makes no apology. This is the show for the top end of the market, tethering style and luxury to the world of champagne on […]

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Things to do this weekend on the French Riviera – 15 to 17 September

There are plenty of events to choose from on the Côte d’Azur this weekend, in particular, some fine classical concerts. Here are a few of our favourites: Friday […]

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Beaulieu Classic Festival – Fine music in a fine place

Beaulieu lives up to its name in many ways but the Beaulieu Classic Festival is one of the jewels in the crown. This year the festival runs from […]

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France versus Monaco: What you need to know about local driving laws

The differences in road rules between France and Monaco can be surprising… Did you know that there are two motoring actions which are illegal in France and the rest […]

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Top 5 Things to do this Weekend on the Riviera – 8th to 10th September

The buzz and bustle of the summer season on the Côte d’Azur is finally calming down but there’s still plenty of entertainment on offer. Here are a few […]

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Top sailing events on the Riviera this September

Three Sheets to the Wind… The month of September sees three major boating events on the Côte d’Azur, in Cannes and in Monaco. Overlapping are the Cannes Yachting […]

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Back to school – guide to the rentrée scolaire 2017

It’s that time of year again, the rentrée scolaire, with kids going back to school in most cases next Monday 4 September. As usual it’s a minefield of […]

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How to apply for an allowance while looking for your first job

If you are a student (under 28 years old) or have students in the family who achieved a diploma this year and you (or they) are looking for […]

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Lower social charges in France from January 2018

The French government announced on 23rd August 2017, that they will be eliminating health and unemployment insurance contributions from January 2018 for people that are employees and self-employed. This will represent […]

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Top things to do on the Riviera this weekend – 25 to 27 August

The summer holidays are coming to an end but the temperatures aren’t dropping and there is still plenty of entertainment on offer in the area. Here’s our pick […]

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