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t seems these days the focus is always forward and whatever stands still is forgotten. As they say, out with the old and in with the new. But as certain cities race to modernize, others fight to hold on to their sense of self so that tomorrow’s traditions are the same as today’s. France’s alluring Côte d’Azur draws nearly 11 million visitors a year; and though its seaside cities refresh themselves bit by bit, it certainly isn’t the new that brings in the jet setters—drawn not only to the yachting life and exclusive beach clubs but also to the region’s deeply-rooted way of life. The Riviera’s real draw is that it has barely changed … and for the better
KER & DOWNEY
Published on Jul 25, 2014
Explore France, Italy, China, Maldives and some of the best places to travel this summer in Ker & Downey's Summer issue of QUEST magazine.