Photographs on top of page: A porter at the Imperial in New Delhi / Andreas Augustin exploring a long abandoned tunnel under the People's Grand Hotel in Xian, China / The courtyard at Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
In 30 years the author...
A room at the Oriental in the 1920s, at the time of Somerset Maugham's arrival
Fighting White Ants
by Andreas Augustin
At The Mandarin Oriental shop, and present in every room, the book about the Oriental's history is more than j...
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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