For nearly 500 years, after Portugal first established their colony on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, Iberian and indigenous Chinese traditions have evolved alongside each other, creating a way of life in Macao that is so utterly unique that there is no other like it, anywhere on Earth. It is my love […]
It’s an individual choice – that dish you crave when you’ve been away from home for too long. Or the food you hanker after when you’ve had a long day, or when the weather turns colder. Comfort food, the cuisine nearest and dearest to our hearts, varies from nation to nation and even city to […]
So, you think you know Chinese food? The ubiquitous cuisine we in the west consider to be Chinese accounts for only a tiny percentage of the vast array of dishes represented by this huge country’s many regions. In truth, the tastes, flavors, textures and recipes vary as widely and broadly as the dialects, cultures and […]
For ladies looking to combine glamor, style and fun, a trip to Hong Kong has it all. Convene with your closest friends in “Asia’s world city”, where five-star hotels and delectable cuisine meet modern architecture, myriad cultures, and a thriving contemporary art scene. This bustling city with its bright lights, soaring towers, glittering malls and […]
For sophisticated, sleek style and perhaps a view and a glass of bubbly to match, look no further than these five cities and their top luxury restaurants.
In general if I have a choice, I prefer ultra-luxe boutique hotels, which tend to have more personalized service than huge hotels – and in Hong Kong, that means Upper House
I went back to Hong Kong recently to do an in-depth study of the hotels including my old favorites as well as the newest properties. Here are my findings…
From Hong Kong’s Dragon Boat Festival to Chiang Mai’s Songkran, these thrilling events are a fantastic way to get a large spoonful of the country’s culture, without even leaving the city…
The Cheung Chau Bun Festival is an annual festival held on the small island of Cheung Chau in Hong Kong. I attended this unique festival several times while I was living in Hong Kong.