10
Aug
2015
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This week I am

thinking about Turkey and the Gallipoli peninsula in particular, a century after the centenary commemoration of the battles of Lone Pine and The Nek. We mark Anzac Day in April, but that was not the start of it all, nor...
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3
Aug
2015
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This week I am

remembering the heat of Dubai and the strange drama of the buildings, which I think may be something like the modern architectural equivalent of the great palaces and mosques here in Istanbul. A crucial difference: the landscapes in Dubai are...
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25
Jul
2015
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This week I am

still delighted by Bangkok, the noise and the heat and the jumble of temples and street food and luxury hotels and shopping. Today’s lunch was at Sra Bua, at the Kempinski Hotel. I love hotel lobbies in Bangkok, and Kempinski...
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21
Jul
2015
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This week I am

eating my way around some of Bangkok’s top restaurants. There’s great eating here, from street food to top restaurants, and what’s striking is the range of top places. Joel Robuchon’s Atelier http://robuchon-bangkok.com opened on the fifth floor of the Cube building about...
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