SNCF plays its Happy Card

The French train operator SNCF has launched the “Happy Card”, designed for regular users of the TGV service. Costing €79 per month, the discount...

Eurostar announces strike

A strike has been announced on the Eurostar cross-channel service for the weekends of August 12 to 15 and August 27 to 29. The...

Billionaire Businessman’s Fitness Challenge

My crazy friend and former colleague, Jesse Itzler, has rented the entire Stratton Mountain in the state of Vermont for the weekend of October...

Train service subject to New Year cancellations

Since Christmas weekend, train travellers have experienced random last minute cancellations of scheduled rail service, even as recently as yesterday. It's no surprise then...

Population drops as Airbnb takes off

French daily Le Parisien has reported that the population of Paris fell by 13,660 people between 2009 and 2014. The 1st, 2nd, 4th and...

Monaco seals Nice Airport stake

On Friday, June 23, Minister of State Serge Telle, accompanied by Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy, signed an agreement sealing the Principality’s investment...

New TER + MONACO pass on sale

French rail operator SNCF and CAM, the Monaco Bus Company, are offering a 75 percent reduction on the cost of a monthly ticket on...

Visa exemption for Monegasques transiting in China

From November 1, Monaco has joined the list of 51 countries for which China applies a visa-free stay from 72 to 144 hours, depending...