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Eight tips on buying wine in a French supermarket Ever felt dazed and confused when deciding which wine to buy in a French supermarket? Here are a few tips from the experts to help you choose a decent bottle (or two).
Going underground: Exploring the Paris Métro The Parisian Métro system is arguably one of the most emblematic features of life in the French capital. The first line opened in 1900 and was an immediate success. According to a recent study, Parisians have the best access to rapid public transport compared to 25 other cities in the ...
French Alps: Fire ravages Annecy town hall A major fire broke out on Thursday at the town hall in the popular Alpine holiday destination of Annecy.
Unesco conference brings youth from fringe to decision table Youth leaders from across the globe have urged to be taken seriously in a rare one-on-one debate with heads of state at Unesco. The lively exchange at the UN's cultural agency focused on reinventing multilateralism, at a time where this system of global cooperation is increasingly contested.

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…

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Christmas Events

Sat Nov 30 @11:00
Holy Trinity Cannes: Christmas Fair
Various stalls, refreshments, cakes and bakes, Christmas cards and gifts, crafts, knitwear and much more...There's something for e...

Featured Events

Fri Dec 06
Art Exhibition: “The Key to History”, Villefranche
To 12 January 2020, the large exhibition halls of the Citadelle of Villefranche-sur-Mer will host a spectacular and very special e...