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The Five Best Temples in Hong Kong

Ditch the shopping malls and skyscrapers and delve into the city’s rich cultural heritage with a visit to one of Hong Kong’s top five temples. Nowhere is better to learn all there is to know about the hopes, dreams, fears and superstitions of this city’s industrious urbanites – especially true during Chinese New Year and […]

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24 Hours in Hong Kong

A single day in Hong Kong is definitely not long enough to do this great city justice. But, if you’re on a layover on your way to Bali or you just want to go big on your first day in Hong Kong, we’ll show you how to hit up all the major tourist hot spots […]

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A Taste of Hotel ICON’s Above & Beyond Restaurant in Hong Kong

On a sunny afternoon the view from Hotel ICON’s 28th floor restaurant Above & Beyond is picture postcard perfect. Boats of every shape and size hurry through the harbor, and frenzied Hong Kong city life carries on below. Up here, however, time seems to be moving at a much more relaxed pace. Muted colors, dark […]

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A Taste of Old Hong Kong on a Sham Shui Po Food Tour

Cantonese cuisine is at its finest in the culinary capital of Hong Kong, yet it’s often the case that tourists, and sometimes even local expats, miss out on some of the best mom-and-pop eateries and traditional delicacies that the city has to offer. Many of these cha chaan tengs (Hong Kong-style cafes), restaurants and stores […]

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Liveaboard Scuba Diving Experience in the Similan Islands

Ranked as one of the top dive sites in the world, the Similan Island archipelago in southwestern Thailand is an oasis of powdery white sand beaches and lush jungle vegetation, its surrounding turquoise water so clear that it’s easy to spot the hawksbill turtles swimming beneath the surface. A designated National Marine Park, the islands […]

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Stunning sights like the Tiger’s Nest Temple await travelers in Bhutan.

Bhutan: Traveling at the Top of the World

Geographically isolated by the immense Himalayan Mountains, the Kingdom of Bhutan – or Land of the Thunder Dragon as it’s locally known – effortlessly falls under the category of most beautiful travel destinations in the world. Nonetheless it receives a relatively low number of tourists because of the government’s strict policies aimed at preservation of […]

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A Four-Week Trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway

Few journeys evoke the reverence that the Trans-Siberian Railway does. Stretching across the great expanse of Russia, the classic route begins in Moscow and makes its way over nine thousand kilometers to the eastern port of Vladivostok, on the cold shores of the Pacific. The idea of spending a week on a train through the […]

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