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Fly me to the room

“WANG Hau!’’ I bark at my cab driver from the backseat. She nods beaming at me and lays rubber on the road outside the nightclub I have just departed, not unfortified by strong drink. Wang Hau, or “rocket ship’’ in Shanghainese argot (it means …

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Old meets new with no upstarts in sight

I LOVE staying at this byword for hotel excellence. The place is such an institution in the former colony that people come from all around the world just to stand outside the …

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Wedding crasher

Standing on the cracked tile and concrete of the Tulip Rose hotel’s weed covered terrace I can hear Indian dancebeats being pumped into the night. It’s wedding season in …