What did I do in Monaco?

13 Jul 2017 What did I do in Monaco?

Monaco is a destination full of surprises and for me was my country #97. It is only eight miles to Italy and seven minutes by helicopter to Nice. This country is half the size of New York City’s Central Park and is focused on sustainability. During my first visit, I saw the first organic gardens in 300 years, the Formula E race with electric cars and enjoyed fine dining and stunning hotels.

Where to eat in Monaco?

I was fortunate to dine at many marvelous locations! I loved Maya Bay, Cipriani and Eat Me!
As well as Chef Marcel Ravin’s Blue Bay
 
and Elsa where I ate right on the water. The food, service and setting were an incredible treat!

Where did I stay in Monaco?

I loved staying at the marvelous Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and exploring the lagoon.

VIDEOMonte Carlo Bay Hotel

At the Fairmont Monte Carlo, my garden room had a view of the Casino de Monte Carlo and from Nikki Beach I could see the famous Fairmont hairpin turn.

VIDEOThe Fairmont Monte Carlo

What did I do in Monaco?

I had a wonderful walking tour with Fatoumata Froissart Diallo from Fair and Fairy and explored the city learning about the history and the future of this country.

VIDEOLets visit the Palace and see the Changing of the Guard in Monaco

VIDEOOceanographic Museum of Monaco and Centre Scientifique de Monaco

What else did you do in Monaco?

In Monaco, I went to my first car race! I saw the Formula E on May 13, 2017 and I loved watching the electric cars. Please see my videos from the Venturi Press Conference as well as FanBoost videos with Venturi Pilots, Maro Engel and Stéphane Sarrazin.

VIDEO: Setting up for Formula E

VIDEO: Venturi Press Conference May 12, 2017

VIDEO: Formula E Prix May 13 2017

VIDEO: Fan Boost Maro Engel

VIDEO: Fan Boost Stéphane Sarrazin

How did you travel to Monaco?

I flew to Nice, France and then had a helicopter transfer to Monaco. It is a seven minute ride and on the way back to Nice; I was the only passenger. Thank you Monacair! I loved my flight.

VIDEOFly by Helicopter with Monacair from Monte Carlo Monaco to Nice France

 Lisa Niver is a travel expert, writer, artist, entrepreneur, and on-camera host who has explored 99  countries. Niver has over one million video views on YouTube, Amazon Fire Tv and Roku; she is the founder of We Said Go Travel. Monaco was her 97th country! Where should she go for country #100?

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Lisa Niver

Lisa Niver is a travel expert, writer, artist, entrepreneur, and on-camera host who has explored 99 countries. Niver has established a following through her written and video content, garnering over one million video views on YouTube, Amazon Fire Tv and Roku. She is the Adventure Correspondent for The Jet Set, the first travel based TV Talk show. She was a winner in the 59th annual 2016 Southern California Journalism Awards for her print column in The Jewish Journal. Niver is the founder of a top 100 travel blog, We Said Go Travel, that reaches more than 200,000 annually and is in the top 1/8 of the top 1% of all sites in the United States. In her tri-annual international travel writing competitions, she has published nearly 2000 writers from 75 countries. She was invited to the United Nations as a Champions of Humanity ambassador, to the red carpet at the Oscars with United Airlines and to New Orleans for a project with American Express and Starwood Hotels. Her recent stories include Dutch designer villas for Luxury Magazine, interviewing Fabien Cousteau for Delta Sky, skiing with the blind for Sierra, Ubud cremation ceremony for National Geographic and scuba diving in the Solomon Islands for Smithsonian. She also contributes to USA Today, Wharton Business Magazine, the Jewish Journal and is verified on Twitter and Facebook. Niver was a 2012 nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, a 2014 nominee for the Charles Bronfman Prize and a finalist in two categories for the 59th annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

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