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While each country had its own distinct culture and customs, I experienced many culture clashes while visiting Asia.
I paid $22 to walk across the famous glass bridge that spans China’s ‘Grand Canyon,’ and it was the worst experience I had in a year...
While the scenery was beautiful, the glass bridge was overrun with tourists, and it was hard to see any point except for taking a selfie.
I visited the most expensive neighborhood in the world’s most expensive city — a billionaire enclave where where Alibaba founder Jack Ma m...
The Peak is the most expensive neighborhood in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive city, and home to billionaires — including, possibly, Jack Ma.
KFC is by far the most popular fast food chain in China and it’s nothing like the US brand — here’s what it’s like
KFC has been the most popular fast food chain in China since it was introduced in 1984. McDonald's is second. It all comes down to Chinese tastes.
I stayed at Hong Kong’s first ‘capsule hotel’ to see what it’s like to live in micro — and the experience was a nightmar...
SLEEEP is Hong Kong's first capsule hotel, a concept invented in Japan that provides convenient "sleeping pods." I stayed there on a recent trip.
Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people&...
Mark Zuckerberg's vision for Facebook is uncannily similar to how Tencent's WeChat app dominates modern life in China. I saw it firsthand.
North Koreans understand their government lies, but there’s one thing they don’t know, according to a defector
North Korean defector Kim Young-il left North Korea when he was 19. It was obvious to him then that the government was lying.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez included high-speed rail in her Green New Deal. After riding China’s superfast bullet train that could go from New York...
Traveling to China can feel like visiting the future. Nowhere is this feeling more apparent than on China’s high-speed railway network.
I visited the park in Bali where tourists pay $3 to risk wild monkeys stealing their jewelry and iPhones, and I get why it’s considered a must-s...
The Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali, has been home to monkeys for hundreds of years, and visiting it is one of the best things to do in Bali.
6 months of traveling taught me to be wary of Instagram, and 2 photos of one of China’s most treasured sites will show you why
Most photos of China's "Rainbow Mountains" I saw on Instagram greatly exaggerated the colors I actually saw. It's a lesson I learned repeatedly.