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The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,253]

Kim Fay's The Map of Lost Memories takes its characters and its readers into a forbidden world of political intrigue and treachery, on a death-defying mission of ecumenical proportions.

Destinations: Vietnam | Cambodia | China
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Art | Culture | People | Religion | Ancient History | Architecture
Kuta Beach

Picture Story

Leeya Amin - leeyayid [82]

Fun experience

Destinations: Bali | Singapore | Shandong | Melaka | Langkawi | Beijing | Johor | Kuching | Sarawak | Harbin | Kuala Lumpur | Bawean
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Art | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Sports | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Food | Nature
in the village

on visiting a Kayan Lahwi Village

Jack VanNoord - jackvannoord [678]

A part of me thinks it would be better to stay home.

Destinations: Thailand | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | Economy | People | Adventure | Photography | Traditions
Practices surrounding child birth vary from culture to culture

Yuezi doozie

Jack VanNoord - jackvannoord [678]

Eighty percent of women in China still observe the practice. As recently as a generation ago, it would have been almost 100% percent.

Destinations: China | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | People | Women & Travel | Traditions
The floor to ceiling tree in a Hong Kong shopping mall

Christmas in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I've lived in Hong Kong for six years and people from North America always ask me "How do you celebrate Christmas in Hong Kong?"

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | People | Working Abroad | Religion | Fashion | Shopping | Architecture
All's well that ends well

Once Burned, Twice Sly

Jack VanNoord - jackvannoord [678]

Some thing's not adding up here.

Destinations: Thailand | Hong Kong
Topics: Economy | Culture | Travel | Adventure | People | Shopping
The Chi Lin Nunnery

Hong Kong's Chi Lin Nunnery

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a 'must see' when you visit Hong Kong. No cost has been spared in making this a place of beauty where history and culture come alive.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Economy | Culture | Photography | People | Religion | Nature | Architecture

Chinese Filmmaker Jia Zhangke

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

Once-banned, director Jia Zhangke seeks wider audience in China...

Destinations: Shanghai | China
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Filipino maids in outside the Hong Kong Law Courts Building.

Maids Day Off in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Sunday is maid's day off in Hong Kong and they congregate in groups all over the city.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Culture | Economy | People | Religion
Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,466]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
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