Tag: Budapest

Road to Excess

The Pure Opulence of Palace Hotels

William Blake wrote that “The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” Conversely, there are few better ways to achieve excess — the good, healthy kind — than through the incredible opulence of a palace hotel.

Moscow Train Trips

The Party Line

The Fall of the Soviet Union, by Train

In 1991 Tablet’s co-founder and CEO rode the Trans-Siberian railway by himself, from Beijing to Moscow, a distance of nearly 5,000 miles.