• Monaco

    Monaco – is it more than just a Grand Prix Circuit?

    by  • June 2, 2018 • Monaco, Sport

    Monaco does have quite a lot of sights to interest most visitors and makes an excellent day trip destination from Nice. Many of the millions of people who watched the Monaco Grand Prix on their televisions this year will probably have felt just as I did – that the setting is fabulous, but is there...

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    Celebrating the Classic Car – Collections across Europe

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Milan, Monaco, Munich, Riga, Transport, Turin

    From Monaco to Munich, visit and view some of Europe and America’s finest vintage vehicles. This weekend saw Paris play host to the Retromobile show, a major international event devoted to the classic car, with some 500 vintage automobiles sure to have ignited the passions of many a classic car enthusiast. And yet whilst...

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    Nice – A City Experience to Remember

    by  • January 3, 2015 • Art, Cannes, City Breaks, Monaco, Nice

    Nice makes an excellent base for discovering the French Riviera The beautiful city of Nice has plenty to offer the tourist who is visiting for a few days.  Just wandering around the Flower Market in the Cours Saleya with its pretty striped awnings and sweet smelling flowers of every hue will surely delight every tourist.   Many will enjoy...

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    Monaco’s Monarchy Welcomes the Next Generation

    by  • December 11, 2014 • City Breaks, Monaco

    As Monaco’s future heir to the throne (and his big sister) make their long-awaited entrance, I take a look at the Principality’s principal attractions. All eyes descended on the Mediterranean principality of Monaco yesterday when Prince Albert and Princess Charlene welcomed their twin babies, a girl and a boy, to the Grimaldi dynasty. With...

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    Monaco – Playground of the Rich and Famous

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Monaco, Sport

    Monaco is the smallest principality in the world, a famous tax haven and playground of the rich and famous. Its location is stunning, tucked inside the Maritime Alps overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea between the French and Italian Rivieras. Monte Carlo is the central quarter of the principality of Monaco, probably best known for...

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    Magnificent Monaco …

    by  • May 21, 2013 • City Breaks, Luxury Breaks, Monaco • 0 Comments

    Famed for the Grand Prix, the Palais Princier and the Casino, Monaco offers glamour and luxury, but, despite the glitz, there are plenty of attractions for non millionaires! Plus with it’s warm climate and beautiful beach, it’s the perfect combination of city break and sunshine getaway. Monaco is divided into different areas: Monte-Carlo –...

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