Let’s be smarter next time

We seem to be past the worst of Corona. Ordinary life is beckoning. And if everything goes well, we might even be able to bin the face masks soon. This is the ideal time to weigh up the favourable and less favourable effects of the many measures that we have all tried to respect. Time for a post-mortem! Did the measures effectively lead to fewer deaths? What was the impact of total closures, limiting capacity and adapted opening hours? These…

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Cruising along the Côte d’Azur

the azure-blue coastline of the Côte d'Azur

Who doesn’t dream of a holiday on endless beaches along a deep-blue sea? Of enjoying the fabulous weather and a magnificent view from under a beautiful parasol. The Côte D’Azur has had great pull on holidaymakers for a long time now. Once, everyone called this glamourous stretch of coast on the Mediterranean the “French Rivièra”. In 1888, writer Stéphen Liégeard called it the “Côte d’Azur” and the name stuck. One look at the azure blue sea and you understand…

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