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Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel
"Assia's Legendary Hotels" features some of Asia's most significant hotels, renowned for their rich histories and superb levels of service and luxury. From the Raffles Hotel in SIngapore, to the Ananda in the Himalaya, these grand dames capture the romance of travel days gone by, when the journey itself was as much of an adventure as the destination. Their unique architect ...more
ebook, 411 pages
Published May 17th 2014 by Periplus Editions
(first published January 1st 1900)
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This book visits most of Asia's most famous old hotels. The legendary Raffles in Singaore, the Oriental in Bangkok,, the Peninsula in Hong Kong, the imposing Imperial in Delhi, the Towering Taj in Mumbai, the Strand in Rangoon (Yangon) and many more exotic relics of the Raj and ealier times. now these grand dames are all renovated. they mostly occupy great positions in the middle of their cities and are all worth a visit, whether to enjoy a stay or a drink inone of their famous bars. Even if you ...more