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The Langham Hotel: A Beacon of Refined Elegance in Melbourne's City Center
Almost instantly, The Langham, Melbourne lets you know what it stands for: opulence, efficiency and class. The 347-room property fills a central position in the hip Southbank arts precinct...
The 150-Year-Old Langham Hotel Looks Younger & Better Than Ever After Overhaul
Impressively located in a much-favored area of central London, the Langham Hotel this year celebrates its 150th birthday, making it one of the world’s most venerable purpose-built grand hotels. When...
The Ritz's Head Concierge Discusses His 42-Year Career, the Society of The Golden Keys & Elaborate Requests
You know a hotel has made it when it is named in the dictionary and people start writing songs about it. Of course, we’re talking about The Ritz London. And when it comes to Putting on the Ritz,...
Inn at Whitewell's Noble Roots & Quintessentially-British Style Shine in Lancashire
Tucked away on a river bend in the idyllic Forest of Bowland in Lancashire northern England, the Inn at Whitewell is a 14th century property was once home to the keepers of the Royal Forest. While it still...
Take a Freighter to Paradise: Aranui Cruises to the French Polynesian Islands
Adventure Cruises:The last person to lift me off a boat was my father, and that was many years ago when I was about 100 pounds lighter. Now it's happening again - this time tattooed men with arms of steel...
About Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards has been a newspaper and magazine journalist for more than 40 years. Based in Melbourne, Australia, he has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region and says life is too short to settle for anything less than the best. He has visited many of the world's finest hotels and resorts and recently completed a lengthy cruise on a luxurious freighter/liner around the Marquesas Islands north of Tahiti. His favourite hotels include the Ritz in London, the Splendido in Portofino, Italy and Iririki Island Resort in Vanuatu, South Pacific. He has lived in Spain, France and England and when he's not home on his small farm in the hills he likes to assess interesting luxury destinations anywhere in the world.