Monte Carlo

Tips and Articles in Monte Carlo

Imagine walking down a cobblestone street in the heart of Paris’ Marais neighborhood, turning a corner, and happening upon a bistro—a yellow-gold light emanates through the glass windows, and conversation and clinking glasses is heard from the str...
For their new $450 million ship, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is pulling out all the stops. The 750-passenger Seven Seas Explorer, which will begin sailing the Mediterranean in the summer of 2016, will have ten suite categories, the brand's highest s...
In 1991 I spent a vibrant year in Paris researching a book on Colette's life, then eight somber years in my New York study writing it. While I was in France, I visited her native Burgundy, her apartment at the Palais-Royal, and two of her country ...
Monte Carlo brings to mind an old-fashioned sort of decadence: playboys and princesses, champagne and chemin de fer, gigolos and grand hotels. Especially grand hotels. The city — and all of two-square-mile Monaco — isn't a place many have actually...
To steal a line from the Cole Porter song, I get no kick from the things that turn everyone else on. I love L.A. during a downpour, avoid the Hamptons in season, bake in Miami in August. So where to head on a dreary winter weekend?Why, the Côte d'...
Whether you're headed to St.-Tropez or Santa Cruz this summer, there's a sunscreen tailor-made for your travel plans YOUR DESTINATION: A sail to the stylish shores of Monte Carlo. PACK: Bain de Soleil Luminessence SPF 8 Sunscreen ($9.59). Your s...
once-in-a-lifetime trips for a once-in-a-lifetime moment The Jet Set Ring in the new millennium with a sonic boom. Aboard the Concorde, on Intrav's Ultimate Trip, you and 95 other passengers will hop your way around the globe in 18 days, touc...
I grew up the eighth of 10 kids on a farm in Asela, Ethiopia, but now I live in Addis Ababa. I travel all the time for races. I never forget to pack my Ethiopian flag; I take it out and wave it around at the stadium. I was just in Monte Carlo for ...
ALEXANDRA PENNEY, author of How to Make Love to a Man and Sexiest Sex of AllPlanning a trip for my fiancé's 50th birthday (at the time he was just my boyfriend), I asked him whether he preferred Venice or Paris. A surfer, he wanted to go where the...
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...
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.