Monaco is located between the South of France and Italy, right on the Mediterranean Ocean. Monaco is country of monarchy with Prince Albert II as head of state. The country is only about two squared kilometres in area, but still boasts a population of over 30,000 people, making it the most populated country in the world. Monaco is made up of several areas; Monte Carlo, Monaco-Ville, La Condamine, Fontvielle and Larvotto Beach.
Dwelling place of the prosperous and prominent, Monte Carlo exudes vogue and panache. The locals walk the streets with a strut; you can smell the money. The town is a charming mix of posh city living and amazing white sand beaches. Monte Carlo is a small city; the preferred way to discover is by foot. The cobbled streets and restricted alleyways are home to a fascinating collection of petite shops, bars and restaurants.
Exploring Monte Carlo on any budget
I’m inside the Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Monte Carlo, in Monaco. It is a cavernous church with tall, white stone walls, arches, and pillars. Gold-plated murals line the domed ceiling. Stained glass windows portray biblical tales. Rows of maple brown pews are adorned with red velvet cushions. And the priest’s words are echoing off the walls, making it very hard for me to understand his French.
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