"Unspeakably hot. The equator is arriving again. We are within eight degrees of it. Ceylon present. Dear me, it is beautiful! And most sumptuously tropical, as to character of foliage and opulence of it. 'What though the spicy breezes blow soft o...
Finally we have an European answer to Mathilda, New York's most famous cat of the Algonquin Hotel, reports
One of the latest recruits to the staff of Le Bristol in Paris is Fa-raon, a young Burmese who has been brought in as ...
Lightly I do not speak of happiness, Yet I almost think I am happy here. Thomas Mann
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The Engadine - where people greet each other with 'Allegra', a Ladin expression roughly meaning, in today's terms, 'be...
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...
by Andreas Augustin
Oh people of the shelter
what a gift you've given me,
To smile at me and quietly
let me share your agony,
And I can only bow in utter humbleness and ask,
Forgiveness and forgiveness for the things
Since decades “The Oriental”, as it is affectionately known by travellers from all over the globe, leads the lists of all...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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