Everything Was Fake but Her Wealth ~ Strange tale of Ida Wood, who checked into the New York Herald Square Hotel with her sister in 1907 — and never opened the door of her suite again until 1931, when the sister died. By then Ida was 93 and deaf, but far from destitute, thanks to 750,000 dollars in cash hidden around the room and 54 trunks of gowns and jewels in the hotel basement.

Everything Was Fake but Her Wealth ~ Strange tale of Ida Wood, who checked into the New York Herald Square Hotel with her sister in 1907 — and never opened the door of her suite again until 1931, when the sister died. By then Ida was 93 and deaf, but far from destitute, thanks to 750,000 dollars in cash hidden around the room and 54 trunks of gowns and jewels in the hotel basement.

The awesomely insane Heaven and Hell nightclubs of 1890s Paris... (link has pics of people inside the macabre bars..very cool!)

The awesomely insane Heaven and Hell nightclubs of 1890s Paris... (link has pics of people inside the macabre bars..very cool!)

Old Houses In Wych Street, London, demolished in 1901 for the redevelopment that created the Kingsway and Aldwych

Old Houses In Wych Street, London, demolished in 1901 for the redevelopment that created the Kingsway and Aldwych

Another must-do for me is to definitely shop at Harrods! There's only one in the whole world so, you can't really get much more exclusive than that. It's also beautifully lit up at night.

Another must-do for me is to definitely shop at Harrods! There's only one in the whole world so, you can't really get much more exclusive than that. It's also beautifully lit up at night.

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