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Around the World in 80 Hotels (4)

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Travelling south into Greek, after passing through Athens’s restored flagship Grand Bretagne, we reach Istanbul in Turkey, where the ...

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Negrelli and Lesseps: Suez Canal

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Alois Negrelli drew up the first acceptable plan to build the Suez Canal. It was clear from its very beginning: the Suez Canal is one o...

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Bucher-Durer: Semiramis - the forgotten story

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There is no hall, plaque, or restaurant commemorating the creator of the first Semiramis or the man who was once regarded the father of...

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Around the World in 80 Hotels (3)

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Italy, as a classic tourist destination, is home to many grand hotels; from Venice's Danieli to Florence, where I stayed at the Grand H...

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Travel History: Thomas Cook

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Cook is 'swamping Europe with everything that is low-bred, vulgar and ridiculous' — During the 1870s, a new 'movement' was to be obse...

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1932: Flying from Europe to Asia

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While a steamship from Europe to Indonesia would have never come near Bangkok, the 1932 KLM schedule from Amsterdam to Batavia in a Fok...

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