Travel & Leisure

The Insider’s Guide of Treasures: 72 Hours in Amsterdam

A glorious city at any time of year and an excellent place to break up your journey, whether it is onward to Africa or to…

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The Insider’s Guide of Treasures: 72 Hours in Beijing

Beijing is known for it’s colourful history as well as its industrious nature. Although, not a place with a picturesque shoreline or mountain backdrop, if you…

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The Insider’s Guide of Treasures: 72 Hours in Sihanoukville

Travellers often opt to stop here for a few days rest and relaxation after days of trekking in the Cambodian wilds or navigating the temples…

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Food

How South-East Asian Food Grew Up

Travel fuelling demand for a wider range of tastes from the region   For years regarded by many as the stuff of street stalls, takeaway…

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Eight Great Date Night Pairings

Whether you are starting something new or are in a long term relationship, it can be hard to come up with something original. Yes, the…

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Hong Kong’s Best Eateries for the Indecisive

With around one restaurant to every 300 people, according to government figures, Hong Kong's density of restaurants is a mixed blessing. It's great to have so many…

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Parenting

Mum on the Move: Key practical pieces that will glam up your travels

Sometimes motherhood can feel like the surrender of all things glamourous: Our outfits factor may have to factor in nursing and grubby hands, our handbags…

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Toddlers on a Plane: 12 Tips For Managing Tiny Travellers in the Air

Here are 12 tips to make that long haul trip overseas an easier one with your tiny travellers! Planning your summer vacation but dreading that…

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Eight Ways to Celebrate Baby’s First Birthday

Those newborn weeks are already a blur, that tiny helpless bundle of deliciousness that lay contentedly on your chest for hours is now likely a…

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Culture

Author Bali Rai: Publishing’s lack of diversity fails readers

As the film and music industries grapple with the fallout from the race rows that dogged the Oscars and the Brit Awards, English author Bali…

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Buena Vista Social Club says Adios! but diva Portuondo sings on

Omara Portuondo's tiny frame belies the sheer power of a sonorous voice that made her a star in Cuba well before she found global fame…

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Gormley’s ‘alien invasion’ looms large over Hong Kong, sparks suicide calls

Occasionally obscured by mist and low cloud, shadowy human figures loom from the tops of Hong Kong skyscrapers causing curiosity and consternation in the streets…

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Environment

Cut the Crap: 14 Ways To Limit The Plastic In Your Life

The message from scientists and environmentalists is clear: The earth is slowly suffocating under a layer of plastic waste and if we don't take action…

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Plastic paradise: Hong Kong’s packaging problem

A little girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beach: "Oh look mummy. Hong Kong snow." Despite the recent cold snap, what she's pointing…

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Business

The Food Start-Ups Changing The Way We Eat

Technology is changing the way we eat. Whether it's easy delivery at our fingertips or simple solutions to stop food waste, there is now an app…

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Tips from the Top: All You Need to Know to Set Up a Startup

Hong Kong’s startup scene is booming, from kitchen table companies and mumpreneurs to FinTech firms. There have never been so many new businesses trying to…

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Meditation and Business, The New Secret Weapon

A new secret weapon is being unfurled in the offices and trading floors of the world’s major commerce hubs. Titans of industry from Central to Wall…

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