Renee Chiang

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This Is The Gear That Took Me To Southeast Asia

What clothes, gadgets, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site rely on when he's going to Asia and travelling light? …

36 Cheap Travel Tips for Everyone on a Budget

View Gallery<p>42 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>Don't let a tight budget prevent you from giving into your wanderlust. Whether you want to travel around the …

How I Visited Three International Cities for the Price of One

The only thing I adore as much as traveling is getting a good deal. The way I see it is the less money I spend, the more places I can go. …

The Guy Who Brings Your Lunch in Mumbai Now Also Brings You Anything From a New Phone to a Fresh Shirt

Delivering over 200,000 home-cooked meals a day across one of the world’s largest and most-crowded cities (and also picking up and returning the …

Asia is becoming the global epicenter of corporate corruption

Asia is quickly becoming the main target of US efforts to crack down on international corruption. The region is the focus of more than 100 ongoing probes under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which criminalizes bribery by companies and individuals outside of the United States, according to a …

Corruption

Vietnam hit by rare strike for a fifth day at major footwear factory

Thousands of workers are on strike and have massed peacefully inside and outside the factory owned by Pou Yuen Vietnam protesting over social insurance cover<p>Thousands of workers at a major factory in southern <b>Vietnam</b> went on strike for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, …

Could DreamCheaper Become The Hotel Booking Industry’s Most Hated Startup?

Berlin-based DreamCheaper, which has been operating fairly stealthily until now, could soon become the hotel booking industry’s most hated startup. It operates a service that aims to ensure you never overpay for a hotel room again, even if you (miraculously) get the best deal available at the time …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Laundry Rooms

8 Recipes to Help You Get Through the Cruelest Month (March, Not April)

When it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to hunker down in your kitchen and cook up these comfort food favorites.<p><b>Let’s call March like it is: the cruelest of months.</b> (You’re welcome, April.) But, hey, when it’s chilly, gray, and stormy outside, there’s no better time to …

Cooking

5 White Lies about Chardonnay, Plus 25 Excellent Bottles to Try

No wine has ever been so unfairly maligned as Chardonnay. F&W’s Ray Isle debunks the myths and extols the magnificence of great bottlings at every …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

The weekend is a few hours away, which means it's prime time to start thinking about all the delicious food you're going to consume in the next two days. Whether you had a breezy week or a difficult one, we know you've more than earned your weekend. It's time to relax and indulge.<p>Maybe you're …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

Cooking

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …