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As Hong Kong marks 18 years since handover, many not proud to be 'Chinese'

Each July 1 for the last 18 years, citizens in this former British colony have marked the territory's return to Chinese sovereignty with a protest march that coincides with official commemorations of the anniversary.<p>This year's rally was the first since last fall's massive pro-democracy protests, …

Hong Kong

Gourmet Italy: what to eat and drink in Tuscany

A long and fractured history has made Italy less a country than a loose association of regions, towns and villages, each fiercely loyal to local customs and affiliations. Nowhere is this truer than in the area of food, and nowhere in Italy is the gastronomic variety that results more marked than in …

60 Meals You Didn’t Know You Could Make in a Toaster Oven

Ah, the toaster oven: a perfect tool for making… toast? While these miniature ovens do produce perfectly toasted bread, they can do a <i>whole</i> lot more. …

Food

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

25 Traditional Chinese Dishes Everyone Should Learn To Make

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Food & Dining

2014 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

11 Things You Never Knew About Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A.

<b>Main Street, U.S.A. is America at the turn of the [20th] century – the crossroads of an era, the gas lamps and the electric lamp – the horse-drawn car and the auto car. Main Street is everyone’s hometown . . . the heart line of America. - Walt Disney</b><p><i>Disney stands in front of a rendering of the Park</i> …

Why Won't Japanese Workers Go on Vacation?

A culture of overwork is worrying government officials, who are on the brink of forcing the country's workaholics to chill out before they die from overwork.<p><i>Japanese commuters in Tokyo. Photo via Flickr user</i><i>Todd Mecklem</i><p>Japan is poised to force workers to take at least five days of paid vacation a …

Our Children Took Us to Italy...

Recently, my family and I undertook a do-it-ourselves Grand Tour that had been planned entirely by the children. My husband and I were along for the drive. And to pay.<p>Our objective was to explore some of the important sights in the history of Western Civilization in the company of our kids before …

Top 10 highlights of San Francisco

You may think you know San Francisco from social media (Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest all began here, after all) but for the real thing – the mouth-watering cuisine, ear-tingling performances and truly joyous celebrations of individuality – you have to be here. But where do you start …

Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Girl Gone Travel</i><p>Dominicans pride themselves in offering excellent customer service …

Under A Mounting Clampdown, Hong Kong's Civil Liberties Are Fading Fast

Sunday’s pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong was notable not just because it was the latest large-scale demonstration of discontent. The February 1 march raised eyebrows in protest-weary Hong Kong because the right to protest was unabashedly impeded.<p>Without precedent, the Hong Kong police told rally …

China

Gunman Kills 1 in Ottawa: Pictures

In Hong Kong, opponents scuffle with pro-democracy protesters

Opponents of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement stepped up their pressure Monday, scuffling with demonstrators and attempting to clear barricades near one of the main sit-in sites.<p>Hundreds of counter-demonstrators, including masked men, confronted pro-democracy<p>protestersbehind roadblocks on …

Hong Kong

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

France

Hong Kong protester: We're terrified

Raw scenes from Hong Kong

Snapshots from the protest streets in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — At first the students sat outside Hong Kong's government complex. Then the broader Occupy Central civil disobedience movement joined …

Hong Kong protests spread as 80,000 take to streets

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protestors calmly demonstrate for greater democracy, singing songs and holding candles into the night<p><b>Hong Kong pro-democracy protests - watch live</b><p>Hong Kong’s biggest protests under Chinese rule spread across huge swathes of the city on Monday, as 80,000 people calmly …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Demonstrators Unveil 'Umbrella Revolution'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following a weekend of protests, a mass of demonstrators returned to Hong Kong's business district …