•   Recently we arranged an adrenaline-fueled drive in a Ferrari Spider along the French Riviera. Our guest Marcelo wrote back saying: Hola Dario – Our trip to Monte Carlo and the Riviera was the perfect break.  I loved the rugged walks, beaches, great meals, discovering fabulous villages in Liguria and most of all – the […]

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  • From April 5th to April 8th, the new lavish edition of the contemporary international art show of the French Riviera – Art Monaco’12 is being hosted at what is known to be the “Playground of the Rich and Famous”. Art Monaco’12 will invite sought out galleries from all regions around the globe and will be […]

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  • The Monaco International Fireworks Festival (Concours International de feux d’artifice pyromélodiques) adds even more fun and flare to the luxurious principality of Monaco. Thousands come to this beautiful haven on the Riviera to witness the colorful displays by the best pyrotechnical specialists in the world. Held since 1966 in Monte Carlo, the competition has attracted […]

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  • We’ve guest-authored a post on A Luxury Travel Blog! Between the south-eastern border of France and the Mediterranean is the Principality of Monaco, renowned for its glamour and scintillating luxury. If well-connected, one can visit the home of Prince Albert and his princess at the Prince’s Palace, or play with the highest of the high-rollers […]

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  • by BobP They always say to question conventional wisdom.  I long-ago concluded, in the height of my youthful arrogance, that Menton – a border town on the French/Italian Riviera, was without interest.  Dario and his glam friend Faye from London have proven me wrong!  The town's name means chin in French, and I can assure, […]

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  • by BobP This is definitely not for the faint of heart.  Nor for anyone with a fear of heights. Hang-gliding over Monaco (from Roquebrune) is fun with those who like extreme experiences.  The views are amazing.  I almost wet myself and kept praying it would end, between brief moments of bliss “oh, how pretty” and […]

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  • By BobP The idea of re-instating concerts open to the public in the fabulous Cour d'Honneur of the Prince's Residence, a tradition from the 18th Century, was reinstated by Prince Rainier (Prince Albert's father) in 1959. These are unique opportunities to see the inner courtyards of the Principality Palace and to mingle with royalty.  Albert, […]

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  • Kids, young and old, are fascinated by cacti. Two great gardens lie on the Riviera – one atop the hill at Eze-Village and the other in Monaco.  Both afford spectactular views of the coast and a myriad of species. Eze-Village – if quaint perched villages are your cup of tea, and you’d relish a vigourous […]

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  • Posted by JillA Being at the new Globe Bleu Cote d'Azur office this week has meant that I unexpectedly could visit Monaco on the Formula 1 weekend and experience some of our Sports program. I know I am confirming the hype, but if you want an amazing F1 experience, then Monaco is the place for it.  A […]

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