Exciting news for the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in May.
It’s been announced that Oscar-winning actress, Cate Blanchett will be heading the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. She will be leading the panel, made up of film-makers, actors and actress to decide who will win the awards, including the most influential award, the Palme d’Or.
Blanchett herself has won 2 Oscars and is no stranger to attending the awards ceremony itself, whether as an actress or a producer. She is also the jury’s 3rd female president in the last 10 years, making her already important role even more significant.
We can’t wait for the glitzy event, the films, the outfits and of course, who wins the prestigious awards this coming May!
The Cote d’Azur is world-renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, incredible coastlines and the glittering Mediterranean Sea. As amazing as those things are, they’re not the only things that continue to keep the region on the radar of some of the world’s most famous celebrities and richest individuals. The French Riviera is home to exciting towns where big events take place annually as well as reams of historical stories that reveal so much about its past. Designer boutiques, fine cuisine and miles of vineyards are just some of the things that attract people from all over the world to visit this truly captivating destination.
It’s hard for anyone not to fall in love with the French Riviera after a sun-filled trip with beautiful white sandy beaches, busy local markets stocked with fresh produce, lush vineyards and stunning landscapes to view. The South of France has been a fashionable destination for decades, luring in celebrities and big names through the years. Many people are drawn to the region for luxurious holidays in the Mediterranean sunshine with family friends to for either the privacy or to mingle with the famous faces. Luxury rentals and holiday homes became a million-pound investment after celebrities got a taste for the wonderful Cote d’Azur lifestyle. Continue reading…
France is one of the most popular countries for people looking to buy property abroad. With its beautiful coastlines and beaches, rich history, incredible food and the world-famous wine, it’s not hard to guess why.
Whether you are looking for a holiday home or relocating to sunnier climes; buying a property in France is simple as long as you know the process. Here are our tips to consider when buying property in France. Continue reading…
As one of the biggest events in the Cannes congress calendar, Lions International Festival of Creativity is a massive draw to the city and the French Riviera with big name stars coming to speak at the event as well as thousands of applicants entering their hard work in hopes of winning a coveted Lions statue. In addition to that, Lions winners can be invited to join the Cannes Lions jury; a career-defining opportunity for any of the talented and inspiring people that attend. The events are held in the famous Palais des Festivals in Cannes with 4 award ceremonies, an opening and a closing ceremony. Continue reading…
In 2016, there were 1.235 billion tourists travelling around the world and France’s arrivals accounted for 82.6 million of them, beating the United States, Germany, Thailand and the UK for international tourist visitors. Germans are the biggest visitors with over 13 million followed by Belgium and Italy. The Brits love it too with 12.5 millon jetting over to see what all the fuss is about.
If you’ve never been to the French Riviera before, you’ve definitely heard of it!
With the famous Lions & Film Festivals giving it a celebrity status, it’s no wonder it’s such a desired location to visit. It’s certainly our favourite. But why? Continue reading…
One of our fabulous South of France consultant, Rebekah, was invited to stay at the truly incredible La Reserve Hotel Spa and Villas in Ramatuelle, St Tropez.
We couldn’t wait to hear more about her trip in the sunshine!
“There is no better feeling than walking through Nice airport on a sunny Friday afternoon to be greeted by your very own private chauffeur. After collecting my bags and escorting me to a luxurious Mercedes-Benz, my weekend had officially begun and off to Ramatuelle I went!”
The illustrious and beautifully imagined hotel is a spectacular gem on the Cote d’Azur. Blending a rich and interesting history with contemporary style, the Hotel Metropole embodies the modern charm of Monte-Carlo with old school attraction.
Located in the Carre d’Or of the Principality, the property is just steps away from the luxury boutiques and the casino square. Built in 1886 and originally opened on land belonging to Pope Leon XIII, the building was soon in demand by international clientele who were seduced by the Belle Epoque style. Continue reading…
When people talk of French food and restaurants, they are normally referring to the fine food and wine, sophistication and the excellent quality.
Not something simply from the supermarket, traditional and contemporary French dishes are chosen with exceptional knowledge and interest in the ingredients themselves from the quality to the origins. Continue reading…
France is exceptionally well-known as one of the most romantic countries in the world. The Cote d’Azur makes for the perfect starry-eyed retreat with its stunning coastline views, beautiful architecture and rich culture.
Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, picking your ideal honeymoon location or finding that unforgettable destination to pop the question, the French Riviera has so much to offer to make that dream a reality!