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Tips and Articles in Hong Kong

Call it King Kong. The tallest building in Hong Kong and the fourth tallest in the world—designed by Kohn Pederson Fox Associates—is now the site of the highest hotel in existence: the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong. Occupying the top 17 floors of the In...
Top 10 Hotels: Overall 1. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia 100.002. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Cedar Mountains, South Africa 99.173. The Goring, London 98.684. Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya 98.614. Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserv...
Just a few years ago, the comforts that could be found in high-end airport lounges were pretty much the same all over the world. Comfortable chairs (other than the molded-plastic variety); plasma-screen TVs; an open bar; free Internet access…these...
I am writing this letter from London, having spent the past two days at the annual World Travel Market fair, where government tourism representatives, airlines, outfitters, and hotel companies gather to present their latest offerings. Located at ...
Life’s a beach for Mariam Ahmadi, 19, a Los Angeles resident of Venice Beach, who enjoys nothing more than easy access to the ocean. "I love living here! I’m a surfer. I can wake up, go surfing, work, and then surf again. It’s heaven." Hers is th...
Shops In Hong Kong’s fast-gentrifying Sheung Wan neighborhood, 1960’s fashion is the inspiration at men’s-wear shop Moustache, where New York City transplants Ellis Kreuger and Alex Daye use high-tech Japanese fabrics for their bright knit sweate...
This month, the Peninsula Hong Kong marks its 82nd anniversary with Our Hong Kong (free for guests), an insider’s guide to the city with tips from staffers on the best places to eat, shop, and explore. Turn the pages to discover under-the-radar sp...
Forget the airport taxi: From the Persian Gulf to Punta Cana and Hong Kong to Bora-Bora, upscale hotels, resorts, lodges, and safari camps are perfecting the art of the unique arrival. These days, a "shuttle" to the hotel is more likely to be a he...
The Asian financial hub’s burgeoning art scene has welcomed a crop of avant-garde galleries. New-media artist Teddy Lo opened Input/Output, with tech-savvy installations such as a light display that channels data from the Hang Seng Index and New Y...
It’s a freezing cold winter’s day, but that’s not stopping 10,000 men in the northern Japanese city of Konomiya from stripping down to nothing but a loincloth. With the snow flying, these adventurers—fueled by honor, not by hot sake (alcohol is no...
See our video collection of the World’s Best Holiday Light Displays. Let’s face it: most of the things we love about the winter holidays—the family gatherings, the parties and overindulgent meals, the giving and receiving of gifts—are also pretty...
Hullett House Restaurateur David Yeo has turned the colonial-era headquarters of the Marine Police into a hotel with 10 individually themed suites. Each has a terrace facing Central’s iconic skyline. Downstairs are five restaurants, ranging fr...
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Philadelphia: Pizzeria Stella Dinner for two $31. The Scene: A Naples-meets-NYC-style pizzeria from restaurateur Stephen Starr. The Dish: Pizza topped with clams, broccoli rabe, pancetta, and mozzarella. The Steal: Glasses of wine are $5.50, d...
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