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By the time the torch ceremony commences the XXIX Olympiad in August 2008, China’s capital will be home to several upscale hotels. Following are our picks for the 10 most promising places to stay...
As if by magic, an actor’s mask changes from the face of a red, gold, and white tiger into the battle-ready visage of a painted warrior. The illusion—part of a performance by the Peking Opera to mark...
Samuel So takes my right foot in his hands, rests it on a towel in his lap, and reaches for his knives. The pedicurist’s tools—six shiny blades and one long toothpick-shaped implement arranged side...
Early last year, singer/songwriter Edwin McCain released a tune that described the Gramercy Park Hotel ( www.gramercyparkhotel.com ) as a place for “the beggar’s life”—but it seems he sang too soon...
When the Liberty Hotel ( www.libertyhotel.com ) opens this summer at the foot of Boston’s Beacon Hill, its guests are sure to have more enjoyable stays than did any of the celebrities who lodged in...
Istanbul’s Swissôtel The Bosphorus ( www.istanbul.swissotel.com ), a 600-room hotel located on the European coast of the Bosporus strait, has spent about $20 million renovating its interior,...

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