The Jag Mandir Island Palace is one of many in Udaipur, which has been called India’s Venice of the East.

Worth a trip in India: the lakes and palaces of Udaipur, Venice of the East

  • Udaipur is a fairy-tale city full of gorgeous palaces, sprawling lakes and tiny alleyways that lead to mysterious temples and shops
  • It also offers excellent Rajasthani food like laal maas, a rich, aromatic and heavily spiced mutton curry
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The Jag Mandir Island Palace is one of many in Udaipur, which has been called India’s Venice of the East.
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The Dusit Thani opened in 1970 and differed from other more Western hotels in Bangkok at the time by emphasising its “Thainess”. The hotel recently closed for redevelopment.

Bangkok luxury hotel Dusit Thani’s redevelopment will retain ‘Thainess’, say owners

  • In 1970 the Dusit Thani opened in Bangkok, a luxury hotel emphasising ‘Thainess’
  • The decision to close the hotel wasn’t easy, but the management say its character won’t change when it is redeveloped
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The Dusit Thani opened in 1970 and differed from other more Western hotels in Bangkok at the time by emphasising its “Thainess”. The hotel recently closed for redevelopment.
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