Blogs: Cote d'Azur

Get insights and information about the French Riviera from local bloggers on subjects ranging from food and shopping to petanque and living on the Cote d'Azur.

Oh My Word!
A blog by a young American living in Nice with her husband and their dog. All about the interesting occurrences of a young couple living in France.
Nanette A Very Brave Dog
The story of Nanette, a traumatised hunting dog found at a refuge in the Var region and now at home in Vence.
Monte-Carlo Daily Photo
Photography blog featuring gardens, hotels, circus, festivals, Grand Prix, shopping, people, buildings, churches and much more in Monte-Carlo.
Slip Into Azure Blue
A couples travel blog from the Cote dAzur.
Gay French Riviera
Blog about gay life on the Riviera with information about nightclubs, boutiques, hotels, beaches, saunas and restaurants.
Tom Cuppless Riviera Blog
The thoughts and activities of Tom Cupples, a retiree from British corporate life now enjoying sunny days in the South of France.
Petanque and Pastis
Blog dedicated to the traditional French game of petanque (boules) and the famous Provencal aperitif, pastis.
Your Guardian Chef
Blog which guides readers in quest to healthy living by savouring the gourmet life of the French Riviera.
Chris Frances Blog
Blog about life "for the idle rich" in Valbonne. Find out whos been seen where, doing what and with who on this view of life from Valbonne and surrounds.
Belvedere and Gordolasque
Photographs of the small village of Belvedere, of the valley of Gordolasque in the Mercantour National Park and of the mountain fauna.
Shopping blog with information on shopping in Nice, Monaco and Cannes.
Real France
An informative and entertaining blog about life in France and Antibes.
French Riviera Love
A blog from Sabine and Johan who fell in love with the South of France. They describe how to enjoy places around Porquerolles, how to find places to enjoy the sea and sun or practice kite surf, windsurf, golf and cycling.
Angloinfo French Riviera Blogs
Local network of blogs on topics of interest to those living on the French Riviera. Find out about hiking on the Cote dAzur, learn about organic foods from the Riviera and keep up to date with news from your region, plus so much more!
Adapt in France
Blog about general travel with tips and ideas and several sections on the South of France.
24/7 in France
News, events, and amusing stories about living on the French Riviera.
Menton Daily Photo
Menton photography blog with photos of the beaches, festivals, ports, restaurants, bars and nearby villages.
The French Riviera Blog
An insiders guide to the French Riviera, written by a long-term British expat and former hotel owner, providing sightseeing and dining tips for an enjoyable experience on the Cote dAzur and the Italian side of the border.
Le Stuff
Random blogging about the south of France, food, travel, and "stuff".
Freedom Fries: A View from France
Universal blog with a view from France, and a focus on politics, sex, language and nonsense.
A blog about a couple moving from Manchester in the UK to live in Nice, France.
Franglaise Au Sud
Regular blog on local life and family observations by a UK journalist who moved to Le Bar sur Loup with her young family in 2008. Described as "life, love and everything on the Cote dAzur".
Riviera Dogs
Photographs of different breeds of dogs and their owners on the French Riviera and Monaco.
Best of Nice Blog
Local news from Nice.
Nice by Dark
A blog where baguette meets beach bag by UK copywriter and journalist Mel Dark. Discover Nice beyond the promenade, take note of the anti-tourist hangouts and get inside tips on where to eat, shop, hang and hike.
The Language House Blog
Personal experiences regarding leaving a professional career to start a new life abroad, being a foreigner, the struggles of acquiring a new language and the cultural challenges.
The Riviera Grapevine
A blog about all things wine related along the French and Italian Riviera, as seen through an Australians rose-tinted glasses.
Robert V. Camuto
Blog on wine, food, culture and adventure in the South of France. Also articles on travel.
Blog with information on the yacht, superyacht and mega yacht market and on buying, selling or chartering a yacht.
A blog promoting French and American friendship and understanding through first-hand experience.