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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
Noble House

Film Review: Noble House

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

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
Street cleaners in Hong Kong have unique headgear.

Hong Kong's Street Sweepers

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The city of Hong Kong employs nearly 4000 street sweepers a day. They are a unique part of the Hong Kong landscape.

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