Hong Kong

Somerset Maugham: The Eastern Gentleman

James Newman | May 6, 2019

Somerset Maugham set sail for British Burma in 1923 expecting tigers, pythons, headhunters, and strange exotic fruits; instead, he found a power hierarchy tottering under the weight of self-importance.

Hong Kong’s Cattle and Whence they Came

Emily Dickson | July 26, 2017

Those who call Hong Kong home will tell you that there is still some natural pastoral magic found on Hong Kong’s well-preserved islands, places where cows and wild buffalo roam free near one of the most densely populated places on Earth.

Why I love Macao

Phil Ingram | November 29, 2016

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.