At the heart of the Silk Road

As the horses stomp their hooves, the flames on stage rise up. This is a spectacle like no other, an opera that celebrates all the differences of the the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Xinjiang, formerly known as Sinkiang, is home to 47 ethnic groups, every major religion of the world, and the descendants of four ancient civilisations: Greek,...

Reasons to visit Vietnam

Vietnam has extended its visa-waiver scheme for another three years, making it easier for travellers from the UK - as well as France, Germany, Spain and Italy - to visit the Southeast Asian nation. Holidaymakers from these four countries will be permitted entry for up to 15 days without having to acquire documentation, while an e-visa will be necessary...

How to Pack Light for Vacation

Photo: Robin Skjoldborg/Getty ImagesI'm a chronic over-packer. I've been to 30+ countries, across all seven continents, schlepping way too much stuff that I don't always use or need. I often turn into a fairy godmother for travelers, sharing my miscellaneous items with friends and even strangers in my tour group, who may need a jacket, headlamp, beanie, tote,...

BVI still remembered | Local tourism gets more top ratings

. in All News / By: BVI News on June 22, 2018 at 7:40 AM / A section of the main island of Tortola. Though still recovering from the onslaught of the September 2017 hurricanes, the British Virgins Islands continues to receive top ratings in the tourism industry. The Caribbean Journal...

Jackson Hole Wyoming Summer Travel Guide

We’ve already written about why Aspen is at its best in the summer , and now it’s time to reveal another ski town that’s positively in bloom this time of year: Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Jackson Hole is an open secret among travelers, and its jagged mountaintops are more inviting when the temperature is above freezing....

Travel Tip: Healthy Travel Snack Ideas

As airport food becomes more sophisticated and varied, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s becoming healthier. For me, it’s BYO (bring your own). You save money and you eat smart when you bring your own food on a plane. For starters make and bring your own trail mix. You can include different dried fruits, nuts, whole grain pieces of cereal...

M+ Matters: Post-1949 Visual and Material Culture in China – Announcements

Asia Society Hong Kong Center 9 Justice DrAdmiraltyHong Kong www.westkowloon.hk Facebook / Twitter / Instagram "M+ Matters: Post-1949 Visual and Material Culture in China" is a public talk on July 5, 2018, that considers critical issues in the first decades of the socialist state in China through a multidisciplinary lens, examining design and visual art. Bringing together three international scholars and curators, it aims...