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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 [29,318]

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
The Wandering Falcon, by Jamil Ahmad

India dominates Man Asian book prize shortlist

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,681]

An unprecedented seven authors compete for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize...

Destinations: India | China | Pakistan | Japan | Korea, S
Topics: Literature
Green Tea

Film Review: Green Tea

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Based on a short story Adiliya by the River by Jin Renshun, Green Tea zooms in on the world of blind dating.

Destinations: China
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts
Noble House

Film Review: Noble House

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

The world of high finance is the setting for this 1980s NBC mini-series based on the 1981 novel of the same name by James Clavell.

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: People | Literature | Working Abroad | Performing Arts | 20th Century History
Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,466]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Shanghai Triad

Film Review: Shanghai Triad

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Beautiful and exotic leading lady Gong Li is the centerpiece of this underworld film noir as seen through the wide-eyed innocence of Shuisheng, a country bumpkin brought to Shanghai by his Uncle Liu...

Destinations: Shanghai | China
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts
Leshan Giant Buddha is located at the insection of Min River, Qingyi River and Dadu River. It's carved on the cliff of Mt.Lingyunshan to the north of Min River.

The Largest Buddha -- Le Shan (Chengdu)

dave chou - vjpedia [911]

As a colossal statue the Buddha is so awe-inspiring that every pious Buddhist feels compelled to fall to his knees and to pray for blessings and safety in life.

Destinations: China | Chengdu
Topics: Culture | Travel | Photography | Literature | Religion | Art | Nature
Photojournalist Tom Carter, author of CHINA: Portrait of a People

Photojournalism and Backpacking in China

Tom Carter - tomcarter [989]

American photojournalist Tom Carter, author of CHINA: Portrait of a People, took a day off from travelling to discuss the challenges of taking pictures in China, how he evaded censorship in the...

Destinations: China
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | People | Photography | Working Abroad | Ancient History | Architecture
Pavilion of Women

Film Review: Pavilion of Women

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Based upon the World War II era novel by Pearl S. Buck, Pavilion of Women tells the story of a Chinese woman who has grown discontent with her marriage to a wealthy aristocrat, and on her fortieth birthday, begins a quest to liberate herself.

Destinations: China
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Breakfast at Pacific Coffee

Pacific Coffee

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Pacific Coffee outlets are located across Hong Kong. Each is different and unique and a great place to relax and enjoy an excellent cup of java.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Literature | Music | Culture | Food | Economy | People
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