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French Riviera

Eze -- A Must Visit When in the French Riviera

Craig O'Sullivan | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Craig O'Sullivan

After many years of wanting to visit, this May my mother and I were finally able to book a trip to the Mediterranean coastal jewel of France that is t...

Five Hidden Gardens of Monaco

Michael Schuermann | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Oman, Qatar and San Marino are, officially, the least green countries in the world. In these three states - and in the territory of Greenland (clearly...

How to Get the Best Wedding Photos in the South of France

Anne Naylor | Posted 04.07.2016 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

With good reason, the South of France as a wedding destination is more popular than ever. Think France, think romance. Add to that the extraordinary light that has brought famous artists to Provence for decades. Exceptional wedding photos will serve to re-kindle the love and romance of your French celebration for years to come.

How Symbolic Exchanges Add Meaning to Your Wedding

Anne Naylor | Posted 01.16.2016 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Including Symbolic Exchanges brings a personal touch that makes your wedding engaging for your witnesses. These exchanges reflect your values and priorities. They are the creative touches that makes your wedding ceremony inspiring.

5 Keys for the Best Day of Your Lives

Anne Naylor | Posted 12.21.2015 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Easy to forget is the reason you are celebrating this special day as you get caught up in designing stationery, choosing a menu, deciding on the dress, the cake and the all important suppliers who will be producing your event.

Painting in Provence

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In Provence, I chose the Luberon for its beauty, and for the most part, stayed in the villages to paint. The Chambres d'hotes were the most memorable and staying in the old farmhouses also provided painting material.

The Most Disappointing Destination in Europe?

John Nicholson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

I love Europe. Who doesn't? It's filled with so much sophistication, dotted with beautiful cities and villages, steeped in history that has shaped the...

Flash Floods In French Riviera Kill At Least 16 People

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.04.2015 | World

By Matthias Galante CANNES, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Flash floods on the French Riviera killed 16 people and five others were reported missing on Sunday, pro...

Richard's Picks: Best Hotels in the World for Fall, 2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I spent the year on the road, pulling back the sheets of collocation at night, staying in places a roach wouldn't dare nap, but also discovering spaces that were transcendental in their hospitality, personality and sense of purpose.

Stop Asking Me How I Afford To Travel

Gloria Atanmo | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Gloria Atanmo

Ask anybody who travels, or travel bloggers in particular, how they feel about this question and I guarantee 99 percent of them will say the same as I'm about to. There is no magic. There is no formula. Just research, will and determination.

A Walk on Cap d'Antibes, Where 'Public' Is a Dirty Word

Rick Steves | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

But even more stunning were the villas -- many of which, like the yachts, sat unused. The experience got me thinking of walls, wild wealth and public access. So this video is not very pretty.

Some Thoughts on Yachts

Rick Steves | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

On the French Riviera, local guides memorize lists of the world's largest yachts. A fun dimension of Antibes is its bars, which cater to the crews of yachts like the ones here.

Nice Is Nice

Rick Steves | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Nice's old town artfully mixes the character of Italy (it was Italian until 1860) and France (elegant dining and a general affluence). In researching our guidebook, the selection of great-value restaurants was abundant.

Bienvenue to the French Riviera

Rick Steves | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The French Riviera has amazing scenery. From the beautiful (but grotesquely touristy) mountaintop village of Eze, you can look down on Cap Ferrat. This cape is one of the most exclusive places for the rich and famous to live.

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in May?

Lonely Planet | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Lonely Planet

This month, we invite you to sing for spring at one of the world's most famous university cities, and mingle with the stars on the French Riviera.

Carnivals in the Côte d'Azur

Michael Schuermann | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Most countries and cultures have their own way of celebrating the arrival of spring - with Easter egg hunts, dances around maypoles and shouts of "play ball" in baseball spring training camps. The French Riviera has developed its own way of welcoming spring.

It's Time for My Annual Fall Pledge Drive

Kipp Friedman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

The leaves are turning color, there's a crispness in the air and pumpkins are starting to appear on lawns. This can only mean one thing: It's time for my annual fall pledge drive.

The Pastis Fairytale Islands

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The fish was divine, the mussels out of this world, the wine, the crisps, the warm bread, the berries, the onion soup, the kittens jumping in our plates -- I will spare you the amount of the addition (bill) for the four of us.

Visiting 10 Real-Life Locations From FX's 'Archer'

Hopper.com | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Hopper.com

Despite being an animated series (perhaps encouraged by that fact), Archer and his team at the International Secret Intelligence Service often travel to various high-flying locations around the world to practice spycraft.

Moonlight Shows Woody Still Has the 'Magic' Touch

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The dialogue, the skill of the actors, and the 1920s setting for the story all add to the emotional response drawn from the audience.

It's No Longer Haute To Go Topless On French Riviera

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel

Au reviour, boobies. If you're headed to the French Riviera soon, you're gonna want to pack a bikini top. Topless sunbathing is seeing a massive d...

Best Summer Beach Read: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is The Night

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

You needn't be by the sea to read it, of course, for you can see and smell and almost taste the Mediterranean, wherever you are, thanks to Fitzgerald's magical words.

5 Gorgeous Real-Life Destinations That Inspired Your Favorite Books

Posted 05.13.2014 | Books

In a letter to Nelson Algren, Simone de Beauvoir once wrote, "I'm just leaving for Antibes. I am dreaming of sun, silence, and time to work." Whil...

Menton Lemon Festival: Celebrating the End of Winter in the French Riviera

Michael Schuermann | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

The easternmost town on the French Riviera, the Lemon Festival has marked the farewell to winter (or what passes for winter around here) since the end of the 19th century.

The Other Rivieras Of Europe You Should Care About

Posted 02.13.2014 | Travel

The French Riviera is wonderful and all, but it is, by and large, pricey and too tres chic for words, which is a problem for you when you want to take...