Photograph: (c) Kate Tadman-Mourby 2021
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH AND THE STRANGE CASE OF
THE DISAPPEARING KINGS PALACE HOTEL OF ATHENS
Patricia Highsmith was one of the best crime writers of the twentieth century. Her tales of Thomas Ripley ...
Grand Hotel Royal — The Corinthia Budapest
April 1896, boarding the Orient Express at Paris, bound for Budapest
The Orient Express left Paris for Vienna and Budapest at 6.50 pm sharp.
The train was full. There was a flutter of...
Some Ritzy Things To Spice Up Your Dinner Conversation
During his career, Swiss born César Ritz (1850–1918) managed or owned the following hotels.
A buffet in the Bois de Boulogne (his first private enterprise),
... and in l...
Wer war der Mann, dem der zukünftige König von England, der Prinz von Wales, attestierte: „Wohin Ritz geht, gehe auch ich“ und den der deutsche Kaiser mit dem Attribut „Hotelier der Könige“ versah?
Als 13. Kind...
Die Presse, Austria, April 2018 - Link to newspaper
Cäsar Ritz: „Dieser Phönix von einem Hotelier“
Alle wissen zwar, dass es ein Ritz gibt, doch die wenigsten, dass es einen Ritz gab. Gestatten: Cäsar Ritz! Der H...
At the Hotel Scribe, in Paris, on 25 December 1895, at the Indian Salon, then part of the Grand Café which was rented out to the Jockey Club, Auguste and his brother Louis Jean Lumière showed the first motion picture using the system of...
Producing a book about the Grand Hotel Royal was probably as exciting as rebuilding it. And both activites brought a number of people back to the stage of this Hungairan legend, who had been working for this grand hotel in the past. The magic spell ...
In 1954, a group of wealthy individuals including Donald Deskey, the fabled designer (among his works the Radio City Music Hall); Harvey Firestone,...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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