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Western brands aim for China's 'Dragon' riches

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

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

Destinations: China | Hong Kong
Topics: Culture | Economy

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
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
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 [1,448]

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
My students and I volunteered for a Hong Kong Flag Day.

Saturday is Flag Day in Hong Kong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The city of Hong Kong has devised a sensible way to collect money for charity.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Culture | Economy | People | Religion | For Kids | War & Conflict
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