Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Palace of the windows
The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, India, was built in 1799 for the sole purpose of allowing the ladies of the royal household to watch processions unobserved. Hence the 953 intricately screened windows in its facade.
Two Scotmen walk into a bar … no, ragging the natives is taboo at the International Comedy festival in Glasgow, Europe’s biggest (this year, March 14-31), which welcomes a host of charming stand-up comics.