Each year, Hong Kong sheds more of the rustic dilapidation that Westerners find alluring. It is the West, after all, that is still romantic about “the mysterious East,” even as East Asia’s business-first attitude make the West look dreamy in comparison.
Just one hour from Tokyo station via the bullet train, Japan’s Canyons Tours offer canyoning, rafting, and nature tours — a perfect way to escape the city and the August heat, all while spending some refreshing time in the woods.
The American-style home on the grounds of the Kanucha Bay Resort in Nago isn't just unusual because of its architecture. It's also a replica of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home in Hope, Ark.
It’s an Islamic State fighter’s worst fear: to be killed by a woman. In northern Iraq, where Kurdish forces are rapidly regaining territory held by the Islamic State, that’s becoming real risk for the extremists.
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