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Gyantse Horse Race Festival in 2018
Jan.09

Gyantse Horse Race Festival in 2018

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Gyantse Horse Race Festival falls on the 10th of July in 2018. Originated from the 15th century, the festival takes place when the pasture turns green and lush. Hundreds of horsemen dress up themselves and their horses to take part in thrilling horse racing. The annual horse racing festival is held on the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar. Legend says that this fe...
Palden Lhamo Festival
Jan.03

Palden Lhamo Festival

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Many important Tibetan Festivals are celebrated in winter. One of the major festivals you shouldn’t miss is the Palden Lhamo Festival. Palden Lhamo Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. On this day, Tibetan people pay homage to Palden Lhamo, a wrathful three-eye deity who is regarded as the principal protectress of Buddhis...
Karaoke your heart out in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
Dec.08

Karaoke your heart out in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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If there’s one form of cultural entertainment that you must sink yourself in when in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, it’s Karaoke. Although Japanese in its origins, it’s a massively popular social activity in most of East and Southeast Asia. There’s nothing more effective in breaking down those walls between colleagues friends, and families than belting out song after song with all yo...
Get Jazzy in Shenzhen - Shenzhen's best Jazz Spots
Dec.06

Get Jazzy in Shenzhen - Shenzhen's best Jazz Spots...

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“Jazz” and “Shenzhen.” Do these two words even belong in the same sentence together? What has a southern Chinese city of industry and commerce got to do with Dixieland or Chicago? Well, in this rapidly globalizing era of ours, a great deal. That’s because with money and sophistication comes the appetite to consume the urbane, the high-class and good quality: and in China, that...
What to do on a rainy day in Hong Kong
Nov.19

What to do on a rainy day in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a fantastic place to experience all kinds of activities: From sailing a junk through Victoria Harbour to hiking to the Big Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong offers unique experiences by the bucket load. In fact, you might only confront one hurdle during your holiday of a lifetime: the rain. Photo: Hong Wrong That’s right, subtropical Hong Kong is prone to a dow...
Underwater World Experiences in Hong Kong
Nov.12

Underwater World Experiences in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a city both on and by the sea. Its towering glass and steel skyscrapers stand atop island and islets connected by bridges and ferries. Remote fishing villages still send fleets of junks to harvest les fruits de mer while wealthy bankers and business people go yachting and sports fishing on weekends. The city’s relationship with the sea is intimate, no matter who y...
Best Golf Courses in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
Nov.09

Best Golf Courses in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

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In many parts of Asia, golf is the defacto game of businessmen. Deals are made, and networks are formed over hours on the greens. The game was introduced a century ago, and Hong Kong is one of the first cities in Asia where golf courses sprung due to the large expatriate population. If you’re a golfer and are heading to Hong Kong and Shenzhen, you’re in luck, as these cities h...
Best Boat Rides in Hong Kong
Nov.06

Best Boat Rides in Hong Kong

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If there’s something one can’t help but notice about Hong Kong is the territory’s relationship to water. The jagged edged Kowloon Peninsula juts out from the Chinese Mainland to confront Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island and a further 200 islets and outcroppings, all surrounded by the deep blue sea. Hong Kong’s history up until British annexation was one of seafaring. As inland ...
Why you need to learn Taichi
Oct.20

Why you need to learn Taichi

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The world can sometimes feel like a topsy-turvy place to live in. Between climate change, politics, and ticking off items on the to-do list, it’s hard not to feel tugged in every direction. Thankfully, there’s a practice that the ancient Chinese have found to be highly valuable in keeping the mind-body-spirit balance that health gurus can’t stop talking about these days. It’s ...
Hong Kong Bucket List
Oct.11

Hong Kong Bucket List

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If choice is core to capitalist societies well you’re simply spoiled in Hong Kong . For such a small place, there’s simply so much to do. The only limitation is time. One could spend months entertained in the SAR, with its diverse geography, cosmopolitan urban culture, and world-class tourist sites. But what if you only had five days? What if you had to pick five spots to make...