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Mary Gostelow

A river-set Bangkok resort

River Café always fascinates me.  It has a gorgeous outdoor terrace, ideal for watching evening processions of gaudy tourist boats, each more luridly lit than the last, serving set dinners as they ply up and down the river.  Europeans and other non-Asians like sitting here, on the terrace. 
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Mary Gostelow visits two iconic Los Angeles hotels

Yes, it is possible to have sibling hotels close to each other. In Chicago, Four Seasons for years ran a pair that are geographically only a block apart. In the sprawling metropolis that is LA, Dorchester Collection has two splendid luxury hotels, both run superbly by stylish hotelier Ed Mady, the kind of gentleman who secures…
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