Adam Leith Gollner is the author of "The Fruit Hunters" and "The Book of Immortality". The former editor-in-chief of Vice magazine, his writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, The Paris Review, GQ,The New York Times, Smithsonian, and The New Yorker online. He lives in Montreal, Canada.
Though the French Riviera is often associated with glamour and celebrity, the reality can be crowded and expensive. But there’s another side to the region — one that’s charming, low-key, a little rugged.