Visit to Monaco March 24th 2009 We take the train from Nice for a day trip over to Monaco, a ten-minute train ride. But we hold a breath, not completely sure we're on the right train...there are signs that we are on a train bound for Italy--which we're not quite prepared for.
When the train does in fact stop in Monaco, we eagerly get off and start on foot up to the Royal Palace to see the changing of the guard. We had ove ... read more
Europe » Monaco » Monte Carlo Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist ... ... read more