Are There Hidden Gardens in Monaco?

We visit Monaco regularly, and if there are any forests over there, they must have found a way of hiding them. But it certainly has many park-like spaces with trees or even large, tree-like plants (such as cacti, for example). Monaco has indeed quite a few […]

Are There Orthodox Churches in the Riviera?

The Russians are coming… back, that is, in the Riviera, particularly in the coastal region between Nice and Sanremo They have actually arrived long ago and been part of the local communities for well over 150 years

Before the advent of satellite TV dishes and the world-wide web, […]

Are there Roman Ruins in the Riviera?

On the basis of the evidence, it’s safe to say that Cesar’s troops did not come here to spend time on the beautiful beaches of the Cote d’Azur The history of the Riviera begins in the 17th century when its oldest towns were built. The pace of its development, however, […]

Vibrant Coastal Italian Towns Time has Forgotten

From Imperia to Bordighera, discover a stretch of Italian Riviera villages that have become unstuck in time

The small coastal towns between San Lorenzo al Mare and Santo Stefano look as though they had retreated into a time capsule, like the New England hamlet in M. […]