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'In the Mood for Love' Film Review

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

'Mood' is the operative word in this 1960's bittersweet period piece, written and directed by Kar Wai Wong. Known in its native language as Fa Yeung Nin Wa, In the Mood For Love stars Tony Leung as...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: People | Performing Arts
The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

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: Culture | Economy | Travel | People | Adventure | 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 [28,638]

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
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