Category: Asia
Adventures in Dining

Of eating calf intestines, ox tails, sea snails, and sheep’s head stew—plus some edibles I was never able to determine what they were

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IT: Hong Kong for Free

Eight amazing free things to do, see, and learn in Hong Kong, from free tai chi and kung fu lessons to the art of the Chinese tea ceremony and feng shui “Now mount the tiger, then grasp the swallow’s tail.” The elderly Chinese gentleman was staring right at me, his loose, ivory silk Mao pajamas flapping in the breeze. My […]

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Hiking the hills of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Trail

Hong Kong is not a city. More than two-thirds of it is green: shady parks, farmland, and open space crisscrossed by more than 180 miles of hiking trails

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Should tourists go to North Korea?

So, now Americans can visit North Korea year-round (not just during the big showcase Arirang spectacle of creepily syncronized kindergarten kids). The real question is: should we be going at all?

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