Elsa Carpenter

As Sub-Editor and Journalist at Monaco Life, Elsa builds upon years of experience in writing as well as marketing and PR in the local media scene. Originally from the UK, she is based in the French Riviera and has a passion for spreading the word on news throughout the region.

Author’s Articles
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Pope Francis to make historic visit to Marseille later this month 

Pope Francis will be visiting Marseille for two days later in September, marking the first time a head of the Catholic Church has returned to the city since 1533.  

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International visits and delegations buoyed by Monaco’s booming local economy

Monaco Life rounds up all the latest business and economy news from the Principality of Monaco.

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Drought: Nice and Cannes among the 20 Riviera communes classed as “natural disaster zones”

Over 1,000 communes across France have been recognised as places of “natural disaster” following the droughts of 2022. Among them are 18 towns and cities in the Alpes-Maritimes and one in the...

Explained: All the answers to your questions about the “Monegasques” 

Who are the Monegasques? How many are there? Where do they live? Monaco Life delves into the data available on one of the world’s rarest nationalities. 

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Watch out for the scam campaign claiming to be an unpaid speeding fine

This one could easily trick you: a text message saying you have a speeding fine, and an official-looking government website asking for your bank details, here is everything you need to know about the...

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Inside the two rare apartments on sale at the jaw-dropping Palais Maeterlinck  

Take a look inside the two apartments – one a penthouse, the other with an incredible sea view terrace – located at the Palais Maeterlinck on the Cap de Nice that are being listed exclusively by...