By Adrian Mourby
The name “Waldorf” is forever linked to ”Astor” in the public imagination. It was John Jacob Astor I, the wealthiest man in the United States at the time of his death in 1848 who was ultimately responsible.
In the late Victorian period, north London was like a series of launchpads. A string of great railway stations stretched in an almost straight line from Paddington in the west to King’s Cross in the east.
Euston was here, as was St Pancras and...
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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