Glitz and Glamour in Monaco October 20th 2011 After a couple days sightseeing in Nice, we decided we had to go to Monaco. It was a 30 minute train ride, and easy to catch. First we walked up the hill to see the prince's palace, with a spectacular view of the city. Then we hiked down the hill to the main area of Monte Carlo, stopping along the way for a sunset dinner where I finally found my salmon tartare.
After dinner, we walked over ... 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
Born in San Francisco, raised in Honolulu, HI. Have lived in LA, NYC, briefly in Paris, and now I now call Santa Monica, CA my home, but try to travel every chance I can.
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."
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