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Monaco > Financial


Ten Finance Tips When Moving To Monaco

Sunday September 06, 2015 (15:04:16)
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Monaco is often synonymous with luxurious living. Known for its spectacular beaches, sprawling golf courses and year-round international events, the principality of Monaco lies in the heart of Mediterranean Europe. By area, it is the second smallest country in the world and also the most densely populated. Monaco’s economy is fuelled by tourism, and although it is not formally a member of the European Union, it uses the euro as the sole currency on account of its relationship with France.   more ...

Monaco > Living


Five Reasons Why Expat Children Love Living In Monaco

Friday August 21, 2015 (14:14:30)
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Monaco is one of the smallest but richest countries in the world. It is highly developed and boasts an excellent infrastructure. The permanent population of this country is about 30,744, of which only 22% are Monegasque. Around 35% of the population is French, 18% is Italian, and the remaining 25% comprises various nationalities. Though French is the official language of the country, English and Italian are also frequently spoken.   more ...

Monaco > Education


An Overview Of Schooling Options in Monaco

Saturday August 15, 2015 (14:30:34)
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Monaco is an expat haven for many reasons, perhaps the main one being that residents don’t have to pay taxes on the income they earn worldwide. The country also has some of the most luxurious properties in the world. Monaco ranks highly when it comes to security; crime rates stay low and the local police force is efficient. Businesspersons love Monaco for its strategic location, being a convenient place from which to travel to other European destinations.   more ...

Monaco > Living


A Short Expat Guide To Eating Out In Monaco

Wednesday June 24, 2015 (22:13:08)
Photo © Jenny Poole
Monaco is often considered one of the best places in the world to live. It lies on the Mediterranean coast, between the French and Italian Rivieras, and is soaked with 300 days of sunshine every year. It is also close to the Southern Alps, allowing visitors and residents easy access to the ski slopes. The population of Monaco represents approximately 108 different nationalities.

We asked Aiste Miseviciute of Luxeat about the most challenging aspect of eating out in Monaco.   more ...

Monaco > Living


5 Great Restaurants For Expats In Monaco

Wednesday October 22, 2014 (02:38:44)

Monaco has a varied restaurant scene with establishments serving up cuisines from around the world. Being the wealthy destination that it is, many of the country’s eateries are Michelin-starred, sophisticated up-market hotspots. Here are 5 great restaurants in Monaco that expats must visit.

Le Louis XV

Top chef, Alain Ducasse, is the owner of Le Louis XV. This is a hugely popular restaurant at the Hôtel de Paris in Monaco known as much for its grand interiors as for its fine food. Le Louis XV holds three Michelin stars and has regularly featured in lists of the world’s best restaurants.   more ...

Monaco > Moving


Monaco Residency The Most Competitive In 2013

Wednesday February 06, 2013 (23:11:06)

Article courtesy of Roger Munns, International Property Tribune

International property surveys often see Monaco quoted as the most expensive country in the world to buy an apartment, and those that don't have the Principality top will have it in second or third place.

When it comes down to street level, Monaco again frequently tops the surveys with Princesse Grace Avenue the most expensive street in the world to buy real estate.

So it would seem to make sense that Monaco is the most expensive tax haven in the world, affordable only by the ultra wealthy, as part of gaining residency in Monaco requires buying or renting a property.

Surprisingly though this isn't the case.   more ...

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