Day: April 2, 2015

I, The Jury – “Joie de vivre” [Part 67]

Yoko Ono—“I dunno. I think ‘I drive a Cadillac’ has a certain Joie de vivre about it. But only in America, maybe.”

 

Against the urging of the United States, on Tuesday, Germany, France, and Italy followed England in joining the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, also known A.I.I.B., an new organization that could come to rival to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.… Read Full Article

World’s grandest abandoned hotels [11/20]

Abandoned hotels

Inside a hotel in Austria. (Thomas Windisch/Caters News)  

Grand banqueting halls, opulent lobbies and vast ballrooms; you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was a collection of photographs was documenting some of Europe’s grandest hotels. However, a closer look will reveal the majestic rooms to be engulfed in swathes of dust and moss; hotels that once hosted royals and high society abandoned to the elements.

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