The “To-Do” list guide to Monte Carlo, Monaco

My first exposure to Monte Carlo came at the tender age of eleven, technically speaking. I was home in bed with a high fever (probably strep throat or some kind of crazy bug you get when you are young and catching everything under the sun). It was the weekend and I was feeling miserable. I crawled into bed in the…
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FFG Travels: Fairmont Monte Carlo

Let me set the scene. A helicopter swings into the shores of Monte Carlo. Out of the black door and beneath the spinning blades in the sky emerges a statuesque figure, wearing black shades, carrying a swish hold all bag and sporting fabulous footwear. As she approaches passport control, off the helipad of Monte Carlo, and rips her sunglasses from…
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Karl Lagerfeld now designing stamps…

Well, this is certainly unexpected! Karl Lagerfeld has turned to the world of philately (the study of stamps and postal history) and designed a stamp for Monaco! The design features the logo that Lagerfeld originally created for the local charity Oeuvre de Soeur Marie in Monaco. This particular stamp, valued at €.60 is set to commemorate 75 years of their…
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