And Al Capone stayed for seven months in luxury.
Originally from London’s East End, Keith Austin has been a journalist for more than 35 years. Keith is passionate about food, drink, travel, writing, photography, humour and soccer. But not in that order.
The Channel Tunnel opened to passengers on November 14, 1994, but the idea stretched much further back than that.
The beds are the very opposite of rocky, the coffee is fair trade and there's a huge Nordic Spa with five plunge pools.
Suddenly there is a large natural pool in front of us, surrounded by palm trees and looking as if it's just dropped out of the sky.
Venice is so much more than the sum of a few of its more popular parts.
The 2019 Setouchi Triennale is on track to be the most successful yet.
Stroll the streets and try an award-winning bacon butty, or visit London's first cereal cafe.
A giraffe sighting on the main road from Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport? That is unexpected.
Dining in Oman can be a laid-back affair.
Udon is a way of life in Takamatsu.
It's as if Robinson Crusoe had built himself a sun-bleached, solar-powered five-star resort.
Carry on glamping in the heart of our nation.
An electrifying revolution is happening on Thailand's waterways.
From Vancouver on Canada's west coast to Banff in Alberta's Rocky Mountains aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.
You've got to love the Spanish word "barrio". So much sexier than "neighbourhood".