We are thoroughly trained to expect backgrounds and historic context. This hotel presents one of the rare exceptions in the list of The Most Famous Hotels in the World. Here, the brain doesn’t immediately reach the right conclusion. When we se...
The magnificent Ball Room
A perfect network of overnight sleeper trains connects major Central European cities with Florence. When my train pulled into Florence station, the first rays of the sun created this stunning silho...
First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha you extend your stay. Sit down in the garden. Breath the air Proust never enjoyed (he was an indoor fanat...
What a thrilling research time we have spent at the Grand Hotel Rome, as it was called when we started our work. When we checked out, it had been renamed St. Regis Rome.
It sits right in the the heart of Rome, all the city's great...
At the Binnenalster, Hamburgs "city-lake", the second prestigious hotel of the city, one of the most enjoyable retreats of the country. It was here that we launched the third book in the series THE MOST FAMOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD (1989).
First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha...Read More
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