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    Sunset over Sydney

    Sydneysiders are a fortunate lot for many reasons. One superficial, yet vital one we think, is the profusion of epic sunsets on hand over Sydney Harbour. This footage, generously taken by one patient individual, offers a glimpse of what it feels like to gaze out over the Opera House and Harbour Bridge at dusk. G’night […]

    Best Bars in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s brilliant bar scene is one of the city’s most under-the-radar characteristics. Come with us as we visit ten of the best.

    Top 8 Hipster Hoods in the World

    Is the enigmatic subculture of hipsterdom past prime? A valid query, surely, when the likes of Forbes see fit to run manipulative, search-engine-happy, multi-page articles on the most hipster-dense places in America (hint: Portland and Austin made the cut). But such is the nature of a cross-cultural juggernaut (virus?) like hipsterism, which lives on with […]

    Big Sports Events Summer 2013

    Our look at the top sports events in the 2013 Northern Hemisphere summer includes slam dunks, sticky wickets and bikinis, of a sort.

    10 Must-See Holy Cities in Asia

    A holy city transcends mere religion or even spirituality. At its core, a venerable holy place provides magnificent insights into other cultures and traditions. Count these ten among the best of the best.

    New Must-See Architecture in China

    The Great Wall. The Forbidden City. Ancient City of Ping Yao. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor. Historic Monuments of Dengfeng. Yes, indeed, China has a laundry list of ancient architectural icons. The new architectural landscape of the People’s Republic, however, may yet produce more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than the Ming Dynasty. And this […]