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Stilt Standing – Exploring Hong Kong’s Tai O

Thirty miles from Hong Kong’s Disneyland park, a small fishing village offers a contrasting view of the city’s past

LANTAU ISLAND MAY be famous for Disneyland, the Giant Buddha and even Hong Kong International Airport, but today I’m choosing the lesser […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Meet Sapa’s Ultimate Guide, Mama Zu

A few dozen groggy tourists shuffle off the sleeper train and board a transfer bus to Sapa, one of Vietnam’s top destinations. Inaudible slurs on the bus develop into excited chatter as they beam at guidebook photographs of terraced rice […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Can Tho: The Queen of the Mekong Delta

A PLAIN TUNIC. A fragile canoe floating silently on the river. A conical hat worn just off center. A flock of swallows flying over rice fields ripe for harvesting.

So goes the imagery in Chiec Ao Ba Ba, one of Vietnam’s […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure, Travel Features|0 Comments
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A Rickshaw Race through India

Seeing India while racing down pothole-laced roads in a three-wheeled rickshaw

THE AUTO RICKSHAW labored down the ink-dark road. Oncoming giant trucks barreled toward us, blinding us with their headlights. The rickshaw dangled within centimeters of the road’s shoulder. My driving […]

By |July 28th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Fusion Suites offers rooftop Zen

Fusion Suites Danang has opened a stunning new Zen rooftop lounge.
By |July 13th, 2015|Destination, News, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Soul trek: How travel and spirituality can intersect

A couple gives up their professional jobs and take to the road for a 'soul trek' - How travel and spirituality can intersect
By |April 29th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Chau Doc: gateway to the Mekong Delta

Many know the border town of Chau Doc simply as a waypoint on the river route from Saigon to Phnom Penh.

Weary travelers arrive late in the day, only to leave on an early boat the next morning, never really having […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Motorcycle diaries: Riding from north to south Vietnam

A biker discovers that a dangerous road can lead to beautiful things… riding from north to south Vietnam by motorcycle.

It felt like a very long time ago when we were planning our trip over a leisurely pub lunch in England. […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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The Long Fortress: Exploring the Great Wall of China

The only way to really appreciate the Great Wall of China is to stand on its walls and stare in awe…

Much is written about the Great Wall of China that simply isn’t true. It doesn’t stretch across the whole country in […]

By |March 25th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments
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Exploring Copenhagen

Denmark’s capital through the eyes of someone who transformed from tourist to local…

Copenhagen is a city where rich history meets modern innovation, a growing tourist destination, and an emerging force in the culinary world. Millions of visitors flock here every […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Destination, Travel & Leisure|0 Comments