It is noteworthy that, contrary to all predictions, interest in good books is not dwindling. It spurs me and my team on to produce better, even more beautiful books. The new edition of THE STRAND (Yangon,Myanmar), for example, receives wonderful readers' feedback — thank you for your notes and mails. METROPOLE HANOI and ORIENTAL BANGKOK were relaunched in brand new edtions. The Oriental book is the first to present the (very) complete list of all authors who had ever visited. It was quite a challenge to compile it.
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"The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life."
George Bernard Shaw
1856, Dublin, Republic of Ireland – 1950, Ayot St Lawrence, UK
The Oriental's story begins in 1870, shortly after the opening of Kobe Port to foreign ships. The hotel was of western style, located in...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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