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Zoooom–In Hotel History

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Feuilleton 333 Feuilleton

Feuilleton 333

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FEUILLETON No. 333 — Ritz all over — The Strand Yangon's New Pool — Raffles under Renovation – Letter from China — All Hotels — All our Books —

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Letter from China Zhang Guangrui

Letter from China

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Exchanging letters with Professor Zhang Guangrui, Andreas Augustin asks questions and learns about the history of Chinese hospitality.

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Vaslav Nijinsky: A Ballet Dancer’s Christmas Carol PERSONALITIES

Vaslav Nijinsky: A Ballet Dancer’s Christmas Carol

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In 1916, at the height of the so called Great War, the 'God of Dance', Vaslav Nijinsky, found himself and his little family stranded in Vienna.

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Wien: Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard Andreas Augustin

Wien: Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard

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Eine glückliche Fügung bringt den Autor dieser Geschichte in das Wiener Akademietheater, wo er dem Theatermacher Claus Peymann gegenübersitzt. Der gibt an diesem Abend seine Leseshow "Claus Peymann liest Thomas Bernhard — Meine Preise“. Dabei kommt es zu einem interessanten Regieeinfall.

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From India in Style (7): Residing Abroad L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (7): Residing Abroad

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Not just travel, Indian royalty were also creating second homes in the international playfields of the rich and famous or in the exclusively secluded places that kept them away from the public eye.

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From India in Style (6): Royal Luggage L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (6): Royal Luggage

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When the Indian Royalty travelled abroad, they travelled in style. Even their luggage planning was a big affair. Bespoke, monogrammed luggage with the Royal family's insignia, were specially crafted out of finest leather by the likes of Louis Vuitton.

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From India in Style (5): Western Music and Arts L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (5): Western Music and Arts

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Being an Indian royal was all about the finer things in life, cultured discernment and a predilection for arts, letters and fashion. The exposure the royal class had to the West, cultivated in them love for western music and arts.

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From India in Style (4): Royal Cars L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (4): Royal Cars

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After being insulted at a Rolls Royce showroom during one of his foreign travels, the Maharaja of Alwar bought seven Rolls-Royce and employed them to cart his city’s municipal waste.

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From India in Style (3): Shoes L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (3): Shoes

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Indira Devi, the Maharani of Cooch Behar, had a fetish for shoes. Salvatore Ferragamo, the legendary Italian shoe designer, reveals in his Autobiography about the time the Queen ordered more than a hundred pairs of shoes.

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From India in Style (2): Diamonds are Forever L. Aruna Dhir

From India in Style (2): Diamonds are Forever

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India's kings and queens always had a deep fondness for jewellery. The “Patiala Necklace,” – the House of Cartier – Maison Boucheron — all these names were associated with the maharajas of the subcontinent.

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Cesar Ritz — Dieser Phoenix von einem Hotelier Andreas Augustin

Cesar Ritz — Dieser Phoenix von einem Hotelier

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