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Could coronavirus usher in an era of ethical wildlife tourism? 5 of the best experiences in Kenya, Uganda, Argentina, South Africa and … Scotland?

From cruelly chained elephants to drugged tigers, animal cruelty is rife in the travel industry – but Covid-19 disruption offers a golden opportunity to reset socially minded travel as the new normal – here’s 5 experiences to try

From cruelly chained elephants to drugged tigers, animal cruelty is rife in the travel industry – but Covid-19 disruption offers a golden opportunity to reset socially minded travel as the new normal – here’s 5 experiences to try

16 Jun 2020 - 8:00PM
Torture, toys, chocolate – 5 museums in Mexico that are far from ordinary

Mexico’s rich and eclectic cultural history is on display in the country’s capital at these quirky museums, cataloguing everything from chocolate to torture, toys to everyday objects.

Mexico’s rich and eclectic cultural history is on display in the country’s capital at these quirky museums, cataloguing everything from chocolate to torture, toys to everyday objects.

17 Mar 2020 - 6:18AM
Mexico City, Cape Town, Lisbon and 2 other great summer holiday destinations

Some top spots around the world where you can relax and enjoy a host of cultural and tourist attractions

Some top spots around the world where you can relax and enjoy a host of cultural and tourist attractions

3 Mar 2020 - 2:24PM
Hybrid cloud promises scalability and Hong Kong’s infrastructure is ready, so why are city’s businesses hesitating?

Hybrid cloud promises scalability but few Hong Kong companies have embraced it, with security risks and gap in understanding of available solutions cited as reasons by experts

Hybrid cloud promises scalability but few Hong Kong companies have embraced it, with security risks and gap in understanding of available solutions cited as reasons by experts

17 Sep 2019 - 3:08PM
Sake sensei

Ayuchi Momose opened her bar to share her expertise of rice wine. She talks to Euan McKirdy.

Ayuchi Momose opened her bar to share her expertise of rice wine. She talks to Euan McKirdy.

18 Mar 2014 - 10:32PM
10 Jun 2015 - 10:51AM
5 May 2015 - 11:35AM
5 May 2015 - 11:35AM
Renewed commitment

Thailand and Hong Kong's trade and commerce relationship goes back centuries, and trade between the two is evolving, according to a Thai consulate spokesman. Given its small domestic market, Thailand is dependent on exports, which make up about two-thirds of its gross domestic product.

Thailand and Hong Kong's trade and commerce relationship goes back centuries, and trade between the two is evolving, according to a Thai consulate spokesman. Given its small domestic market, Thailand is dependent on exports, which make up about two-thirds of its gross domestic product.

8 Nov 2013 - 5:50PM
From surgery to service, there's something for every tourist

There are likely only a scant few Hongkongers who, office-bound on a rainy afternoon, have not daydreamed their way to the bustle of Bangkok, the culturally rich north or the idyllic palm-fringed beaches that frame the Land of Smiles.

There are likely only a scant few Hongkongers who, office-bound on a rainy afternoon, have not daydreamed their way to the bustle of Bangkok, the culturally rich north or the idyllic palm-fringed beaches that frame the Land of Smiles.

8 Nov 2013 - 5:48PM
7 Nov 2013 - 8:53PM
Time to spread island's wealth

Across the Taiwan Strait, there is a real appetite for growth, largely fuelled by the tech sector - something that is having a knock-on effect on social enterprises (SEs) that have the potential to fill the gap left by a sluggish public sector.

Across the Taiwan Strait, there is a real appetite for growth, largely fuelled by the tech sector - something that is having a knock-on effect on social enterprises (SEs) that have the potential to fill the gap left by a sluggish public sector.

25 Oct 2013 - 2:53PM
Business and leisure travel on the increase

Sharing deep cultural and political links, Taiwan and Hong Kong are, in many ways, more closely connected than other parts of Greater China. While their relationship has often strayed into economic rivalry, the two places continue to recognise each other's importance - and hopes are high that there will be a new era of co-operation.

Sharing deep cultural and political links, Taiwan and Hong Kong are, in many ways, more closely connected than other parts of Greater China. While their relationship has often strayed into economic rivalry, the two places continue to recognise each other's importance - and hopes are high that there will be a new era of co-operation.

25 Oct 2013 - 2:47PM
California's Sonoma county emerges as a premium wine-growing region

It is unlikely that the first Europeans to reach California had complex, layered and characterful pinot noirs from small, boutique wineries on their minds. But some of the early settlers' frontier spirit remains in Sonoma county, the larger, more geographically diverse wine-producing cousin of neighbouring Napa.

It is unlikely that the first Europeans to reach California had complex, layered and characterful pinot noirs from small, boutique wineries on their minds. But some of the early settlers' frontier spirit remains in Sonoma county, the larger, more geographically diverse wine-producing cousin of neighbouring Napa.

3 Oct 2013 - 6:26PM
20 Sep 2013 - 3:50PM
10 Sep 2012 - 9:46AM
Face of change

Asian women aren’t the only ones looking to put their best face forward, writes Euan McKirdy.

Asian women aren’t the only ones looking to put their best face forward, writes Euan McKirdy.

3 Sep 2013 - 8:07AM
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13 Apr 2011 - 12:00AM
13 Apr 2011 - 12:00AM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Brush with elegance

Preparation and a few special techniques can revive feel-good factor, writes Euan McKirdy.

Preparation and a few special techniques can revive feel-good factor, writes Euan McKirdy.

4 Jan 2013 - 5:38PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
24 Oct 2012 - 5:08PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Rinse and repeat

Choosing the right cleanser can make a world of difference to your skin, writes Enrico Dee.

Choosing the right cleanser can make a world of difference to your skin, writes Enrico Dee.

5 Mar 2013 - 2:35PM
24 Oct 2012 - 4:51PM