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Places We've Left Behind

Global Yodel | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Have you ever stumbled upon an abandoned building and experienced a sense of wonder? What was this? Who built it? Do the people who used to live, work or go to school here care that it's now a crumbling shell? Here's a collection of places that have been abandoned.

Boston Tragedy -- One Click Away

Amy Wu | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media
Amy Wu

Boston seems so far away -- another world -- a city transformed by an act of sheer evil. This morning in Hong Kong I opened my iPod, logged onto Facebook and learned about the tragedy at the Boston Marathon.

Travel Tips from a Yoga Road Warrior

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga helps me adjust to the exhaustion of changing time zones, sitting on airplanes for endless hours and being in new places all the time.

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

Across the Border (Again)

Amy Wu | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Amy Wu

Shenzhen is sexy and semi-appealing. I never thought I'd say this. Fifteen years ago I crossed the border and instantly wanted to turn around. Turn the clock forward and I could barely recognize the city.

Severed Heads Found In Hong Kong Freezer

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

The severed heads of a Hong Kong couple were found in a refrigerator at a bloodstained apartment in a gruesome murder for which their 29-year-old son ...

PHOTOS: 'Play' Around The World

Global Yodel | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We asked people from around the world to show us what their community defines as "play." No athletes allowed.

PHOTOS: 32 Loos With Views

Oyster | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Here are our favorite hotel views from the best seat in the house.

Jackie Chan At Center Of China-Hong Kong Tensions

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan this week joins China's top political advisory body in a move analysts say highlights Beijing's growing "soft power"...

LOOK: We've Never Seen Tiny Homes Like These Before

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Brace yourself, you may feel claustrophobic.

Escape From Hong Kong to China

Amy Wu | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
Amy Wu

I did something crazy this past week. During Chinese New Year's -- the biggest holiday of the year and at a time when most people avoid Mainland Chinese like the plague -- I bought a train ticket and headed to Guangzhou, China.

PHOTOS: Watching Work Around The Globe

Global Yodel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Nearly half the world's population commutes by bus, car, foot or beast.

In Some Cities, iPhone Fatigue Is Setting In

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

Apple Inc's iconic iPhone is losing some of its lustre among Asia's well-heeled consumers in Singapore and Hong Kong, a victim of changing mobile habi...

China's Rooftop Farms

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.06.2013 | Home
Daniel Klein

As a series we've covered a number of urban farms, it's a subject that's near and dear to our hearts as urbanites. Farms in the city, and particularl...

Ringing in 2013 With Protests

Amy Wu | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Amy Wu

Indeed it is wonderful that Hong Kong people spend a major public holiday protesting rather than the usual shopping. But the cynic in me that wonders whether such protests covers up the reality or simply mean Hong Kongers are in denial.

Best New Year's Eve Party Towns

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There are plenty of other cities ringing in 2013 in a truly memorable fashion. We've scoured the globe for hot spots where you won't just be another face in a televised crowd, but where you can really kick off an exciting new year in style.

20 Outstanding Hotel Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
The Daily Meal

It used to be that a hotel was the last place any serious eater would venture to dine. That started changing about two decades ago when hotels began recognizing that their in-house restaurants could be an asset, crafted into destinations in their own right.

The Most Beautiful Farm On Earth

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.18.2013 | Home
Daniel Klein

One of the most beautiful places on earth, the rice terraces of Yuanyang, are a site to behold.

Hong Kong's Food Surprises (VIDEO)

La Carmina | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

If you go to Hong Kong and eat nothing but Chinese food, you are passing up a big bite of the scene. There is much more to the local cuisine than Peking duck and dim sum.

You May Be Surprised By List Of The World's Most Expensive Cities

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2012 | Money

In a sign that the global economy is shifting, a recent list of the world's most expensive cities contained some surprises. A new cost of living su...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Donnie Yen on Dragon

Dan Persons | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Donnie Yen not only stars in the film, but also was responsible for the action sequences, and the combination of intriguing storyline and eye-dazzling martial arts action makes this one of the best entertainments to come out of Hong Kong in a while.

Delicious Taste Of Hong Kong Isn't What You Might Think

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste

Learn how to make two of the most mouth-watering dishes in Hong Kong cuisine.

Chinese Food Porn Adventure

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.09.2013 | Home
Daniel Klein

Before we left, everyone had something to say about China. Most of them were wrong.

Pushing for Global Campuses á la US-China

Amy Wu | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
Amy Wu

The Obama administration should continue to fuel and fund the "100,000 Strong Initiative," and keep driving the message home of the importance of sampling studying in China to American college kids.

Is the IPO Market in Hong Kong Starting to Show Signs of Recovery?

Giles Gibson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business
Giles Gibson

With Singapore, Shanghai and even Shenzhen all making great strides to establish themselves as IPO centers in their own right, Hong Kong's future position at the top table is far from secure.