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Monaco is a tiny yet lavishly wealthy city-state on the French Riviera.
It has a zero poverty rate, and an estimated one-third of the population are millionaires.
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Monaco has been called a playground for millionaires. I am not a millionaire.
At this year's Monaco Yacht Show, an estimated 30,000 people came to see the more than $4.3 billion worth of yachts displayed in the port.
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Guests included yachting-industry insiders — including superyacht builders, designers, and brokers — as well as wealthy private clients looking to charter or purchase yachts.
I spent two days at this year's yacht show. It's safe to say that my experience was very different from the experience for millionaires.
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Allow me to start out by saying this: I am not a millionaire. I am a journalist. And I live in New York City, which means overpriced drinks and food are pretty par for the course.
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But I did spend one fabulously ritzy week in a country...
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