Want to Know Which Famous Writers Stayed in Nice?

Many great modernist painters – from Monet to Picasso – fell in love with the lights, the sights and the colours of southern France. And some of them stayed in Nice. But what about famous writers? Which Famous Writers Stayed in Nice?

There were also many who came […]

Do You Know Where to Find Matisse in Nice?

Nice, the capital of the French Riviera, was the great love of Matisse Renoir had Cagnes-sur-Mer, Chagall had St Paul de Vence, Jean Cocteau had Menton, Vallauris and Picasso divided his love for Vallauris and Antibes (but there is a lot to share, Picasso being “vast and containing multitudes”). But […]

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 […]

Fête de la Musique French Riviera Style

Observations from the “southern front” of France’s annual street party Here is a piece of advice to you if you have never been to a Fête de la Musique street party in France: go, if you can, but pick the right spots.

For those of you who do […]