Posts Tagged ‘ Monaco ’

Monaco Wedding: UPDATE

July 1, 2011

After a week of rumor and speculation, former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock and Prince Albert of Monaco were married Saturday in a spectacular ceremony that evoked memories of the marriage of Albert’s mother, Grace Kelly, to Prince Rainier II all those years ago.

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Monaco Mystery

June 29, 2011
Monaco Mystery

Having recently visited Monaco I’ve been following news of the upcoming royal wedding there with some interest. And what an interesting story it is. According to the French news magazine L’Express, the royal bride-to-be, former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, recently was stopped at the Nice airport trying to go home to South Africa after...
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Living the nice life, in Nice

May 12, 2011
Living the nice life, in Nice

Bonjour and greetings from the French Riviera. Vinecdote is on the road again, this time visiting Nice and the wine country of the Languedoc. The picture above is the view from the apartment where I’m staying. Cary Grant hasn’t come scrambling over the red-tiled roofs, but I expect him any minute now. Yesterday, I...
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Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
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Swept away by cassoulet

Ever get annoyed by people who go to the South of France and proceed to rave over the victuals? Well bite me, because today...
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Top 5 differences between hiking in Berkeley and the South of France

Somewhere between the vegetable gazpacho and the duck confit, I realized my hike in La Clape, part of the Languedoc wine region of France,...
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Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly...
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Cannes without cash

Can you do Cannes without cash? Yes, you can! Due to a series of technical difficulties I found myself yesterday with not a sou,...
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Living the nice life, in Nice

Bonjour and greetings from the French Riviera. Vinecdote is on the road again, this time visiting Nice and the wine country of the Languedoc....
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