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The Many Faces of Atonement at Cinequest 25

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Celebrating its 25thyear, the Cinequest Film Festival, held annually in San Jose, Calif., always offers a unique glimpse into the world of independent films on a global scale. Each year, ThingsAsian...

Destinations: India | China | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Economy | People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Book Review: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

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

Western brands aim for China's 'Dragon' riches

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' limited edition "Dragon" Phantoms was sold out within eight weeks of its launch...

Destinations: China | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | Economy
Continuously being developed as more and more people discover the warmth of the area, there is always a room for a new shop willing to celebrate art and design in Xintiandi.


Philip Ace Falcon - falcon1 [278]

Betwixt narrow alleys and traditional Shikumen houses restored from the past is a shopping, dining, and entertainment joint that has been labeled, "new heaven on earth." This is Xintiandi.

Destinations: Shanghai | China
Topics: Culture | Travel | 20th Century History | Architecture

Chinese Teens Respond To Amy Chau's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Amy Chau has gained international attention since an excerpt from her new book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother was published in the Wall Street Journal. What do Chinese teens think of it?

Destinations: Taiwan | China | Singapore | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture
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
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