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Monaco — Set on the glamorous Cote d’Azur coast, the tiny country of Monaco, ruled by Prince Albert II, lures the rich and famous with high-stakes casinos and favorable tax laws.

Why Go

For high-stakes gambling and duty-free shopping set against the Cote d’Azur in a merry municipality straight out of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.”

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Smart Luxury in Flashy Monaco

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May 12, 2014 by Lane Nieset

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The Best Destinations for Car Lovers

May 23, 2013 by Emily Saladino

The world's toprace cardrivers, and the gamblers who love them, convene in Monaco this week for the annual Grand Prix. From May 23–26, the winding roads of ... Read More »


Watch Before You Go: 10 Movies Filmed in Romantic Locales

February 09, 2011 by Donna Heiderstadt

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Top 10 Train Trips in Europe

October 05, 2010 by Molly Fergus

Train travel in the Old World maintains a certain mystique for many travelers – and it’s little wonder: With scads of culture, 47 countries packed ... Read More »

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