Looking for an easy weekend getaway from Hong Kong? I visited Da Nang and Hoi An for the first time in May, and couldn’t believe how painless it was. It’s the best of both worlds: Da Nang’s easy beach resorts make relaxing inevitable, while nearby Hoi An’s heritage has all kinds of cultural charm. (more…)
Planning the Africa trip of a lifetime but don’t know where to start? Acclaimed safari guide Peter Allison explains how to make the most of a first-time trip.
Need to balance out some bad karma? Here’s your chance: six Hong Kong hikers are taking on 5,985-meter-tall Mt. Kilimanjaro for a good cause, and you can help. (more…)
Heading to the tropics? Taking off on a jungle adventure?Avoid coming home covered in bug bites with Hong Kong-based
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The brand’s brightly colored mosquito-repelling bracelets are one way to protect yourself, but you can also opt for the new roll-on gel, which uses essential oils that’ll protect you for up to…
Good news: The Hong Kong government approved my employment visa late last week.
Bad news: To activate the visa, I have to enter the country with it; however, TIME won’t be able to get it to me in the U.S. before I leave. That means after I pick up the visa from the Hong Kong TIME office, I’ll have to take a day trip to Macau and gamble for the day. Good thing I’m flush with babysitting cash.
Life’s tough, eh?