City Scene


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China Calling: Big City Buzz
A roundup of what's new and trending in two of the country's megacities, Beijing and Shanghai.
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5 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Hong Kong
Typical winter delicacies, opulent Christmas decorations at malls, winter markets, and special fireworks, Hong Kong nearly puts up a Winterf...
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Keeping Up with Kyoto
With a vibrant food and arts scene thriving alongside its bevy of shrines and temples, Kyoto offers the perfect mix of old and new.
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A Second Look at Vientiane
It may be Southeast Asia's most laid-back capital, but change is afoot even in this compact Lao city.
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48 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City
With a slew of exciting new openings, Vietnam's buzzing commercial hub is a city to watch.
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What’s New in Tokyo
In its latest round of openings, the Japanese capital reinterprets long-standing tradition with its characteristic subtlety and style.
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Dubai’s High Five
With the world’s tallest building and its four tallest hotels, Dubai is a city adept at height. Here are five ways to get off the ground.
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Where to Shop in Chengdu
Boasting a diverse mix of both luxury brands and concept boutiques, Chengdu's fashion scene is as sophisticated as it is hip.
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Tasmania’s Vibrant Food Scene
Hobart, Australia’s smallest state capital, punches above its weight on the food and culture fronts, as 
a recent visit attests.