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Saturday’s season premiere of travel/cooking show Avec Eric promises, above all else, further proof of the boons gleaned from adventure. The Season... Read More

Want to overhaul your diet and exercise regimen? Urban hotels are now offering the kind of diagnostic tools that have traditionally been found at... Read More

Changi Airport, in Singapore, is the 15th busiest airport in the world. It serves more than 51 million passengers a year—about the same as New York City... Read More

“Forty years ago we were still wearing traditional Korean clothes! These days it’s a Uniqlo T-shirt and a Chanel jacket with a Fendi bag. Seoul has... Read More

Top New BridgesNo. 1 Grand Canyon Skywalk, ArizonaNo. 2 Henderson Waves Pedestrian Bridge, SingaporeNo. 3 Millau Viaduct, Millau, FranceNo. 4 Ponte... Read More

Cross-cultural pollination means that both the croissant and the bagel have traveled far from home, and the “continental breakfast” still reigns supreme... Read More

HONG KONG Causeway Bay A creative hub of café and consumer cultureTHE SCENE Neon-lit and dense with high-rises, Causeway Bay fuses the essences of New... Read More

Not that anyone has contested the title yet, but the city of Suwon, South Korea, is staking a claim to the "world's best bathrooms." Suwon's recently... Read More

Chi-hwa-seon ("Painted Fire"), the latest cinematic extravaganza by South Korean auteur Im Kwon-taek, is a lusty and inspired portrait of Ohwon (or Jang... Read More

In Seoul, a city notorious for its indecipherable urban layout, there's a certain comfort that comes from checking in to a hotel with a familiar feel.... Read More

This month sees the opening of Seoul's Inchon International Airport, an extravagant facility that will replace overcrowded Kimpo as South Korea's... Read More

South KoreaThe ProgramThe Secret of Coocoo Island (MBC, weekdays, 7:45 p.m.)What You’ll WatchDon’t worry about the language barrier. This version of... Read More

A few things in our world transcend national boundaries or even language: laughter, music, pathos—and, apparently, Deal or No Deal.The suitcase-of-dough... Read More

While the rest of Asia is slowly being rebuilt with modern, temperature-controlled malls, Seoul's ultrachic Ssamziegil shopping center... Read More

From KL to Shanghai, Asia is teeming with new large-scale airports, business developments, and high-rise residential buildings—and now cities are... Read More

The veil of pollution that keeps the Seoul megalopolis tightly under its lid has lifted, the advent of spring is triggering the pheromones that keep us... Read More

It seemed simple: beat the bitter March temperatures—and my jet lag—by visiting the Finnish sauna at the luxurious Hotel Kamp in Helsinki. Just when I... Read More

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