Monaco

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The 80-mile sweep of land known as the Côte d'Azur is a necklace of towns strung along a rocky coast. Sun-worn locals sip pastis while rubbing elbows with international boldfaced names; yachts share the docks with broken-down fishing boats; Rolls-...
Shirley Bassey belted out her classic 007 song as we sped through the countryside. The sun was high. We were in France. Going fast. In a Jaguar. "Bond drove a Jag in Goldfinger, you know," David said as Shirley continued to wail. Actually, Bond d...
When Fadi and Majid Boustany took the keys to their father's palatial Hôtel Metropole in 2001, the brothers knew the place needed some modern love. Despite its enviable spot across from Monte Carlo's casino, the 1886 Italianate building hadn't bee...
This month, the Monte-Carlo Opera House (www.opera.mc.com)—just reopened after a two-year makeover that included the refurbishment of its five-ton chandelier—will stage a new production of Christoph Willibald Gluck's Aristeo.