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Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

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While in Phnom Penh, stay at the Hotel Le Royal, so goes conventional wisdom.  And so I did.  Situated in the heart of the city’s colonial quarter to the north, Le Royal has led a charmed life.  Opened in 1929 … Continue reading

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The Oriental Hotel, Bangkok

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Timeless Elegance Bangkok is also known for another legendary and venerable institution in Southeast Asia – almost as old and venerable as the Grand Palace itself.  This is the Oriental Hotel, versions of which has stood on the same site … Continue reading

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