City Hotel

When it was built in 1931, London’s Dorchester hotel raised eyebrows among some Englishmen who preferred their hotels to be understated, monastic, and no more lively than the charts room of the Royal...
Dawn was just breaking over the Paris skyline as my limousine moved down the Champs-Elysées and turned onto a quiet, tree-lined side street before slowing to a stop in front of an elegant, white...
Ever since its opening in 1911, the Hôtel Plaza Athénée has been considered the epitome of understated elegance. Now, after a hugely successful renovation, the hotel fairly glitters. All the guest...
It didn’t take long after the September 11 attacks for New York City to pull out all the stops and regain its glamour. To paraphrase Henry James, it is still an extraordinary growing, glowing,...
Upon your arrival, the glory of Venice strikes you. It is present in the architecture of the palaces, churches, and squares. The city’s onetime prosperity is witnessed in commissioned paintings by...

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