David Hobby

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Hotel Hopping In Hong Kong

Hong Kong has some of the best hotels in the world. The two Shangri-La properties, the Four Seasons, the Mandarin Oriental--all are among the finest anywhere when it comes to room quality, amenities and service. Recently, I spent a week staying in a wide range of the city's hotels (this was my …

Dramatic shot of Metro Plaza #KwaiFong by @zirosou via Instagram. #DiscoverHongKong to share your photos with us. http://t.co/1PVQqnE8T9

Hong Kong International Airport inducted into Travel Hall of Fame at TTG Travel Awards. Wins Best Airport 10 times. http://t.co/0wyLXyh24G

Sunset Fever

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

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10 Cures for the Chronic Overpacker

Can't seem to travel without an overstuffed bag? We're here to help. If you're a chronic overpacker, these 10 tips will cure you of your bad packing habits forever.<p><b>Start with a Carry-On</b><p>Unless you're traveling with kids, we argue that you don't need to bring more than you can fit in a carry-on. …

London's Strange Campaign To Get Tube Travelers To Behave Better

Transport for London is aiming to use poetry to teach the capital’s commuters “poetiquette” and think twice about dropping litter, obstructing doors …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

South America

6 Questions You Should Consider When Booking a Photography Tour Vacation

A photography tour vacation can be a spectacular adventure: exploring a bucket list destination, making new friends who have shared interests, and getting to improve your skills with the help of a talented professional. But with the myriad of organizations offering excursions of all kinds, it can …

London Tube survival guide

RIDING THE LONDON TUBE during rush hour is like being devoured by an angry beast, thrashed around its insides, and then spat out disheveled, …

One man's Hong Kong man cave, at 100 square feet

Seth Leslie lives in what can confidently be called a man cave. It's a 100 square foot studio.<p>The Australian actor makes his home in Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated places on earth. The population density is more than 22,000 per every square kilometer of developed land. Here’s another …

6 Places That Are Absolutely Better After Dark

The architectural wonders of this world are beautiful by day.<p>But when the sun goes down, some of Europe's best-known tourist sites turn downright dazzling. For example:<p>The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy<p>The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany<p>The Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic<p>The Eiffel …

Macau beyond the roulette wheel

More than a decade after the Portuguese left Macau, their 450-year-old legacy lives on in fusion with the Chinese, creating a culture that is distinctly Macanese.<p>Peer across the smoky gambling tables and the lines of slot machines in Macau’s crowded casino halls, and there is little doubt as to …

Asia Travel

Dubai's Futuristic Airport Set to Open for Passenger Flights on October 27

The futuristic Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport, envisioned to be the world’s largest airport complex when fully completed, is …

Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants

Jetsetter.com explores the City of Light, family in tow, and rounds up the 10 best places to take <i>les enfants</i>.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Paris With Kids: Where to Take Les Enfants<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom

32 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Fall

There are crisp days perfect for walks in the park, hot apple cider from local farmer's markets, and football.<p>There are also tons of events and festivals, from the New York City Marathon to the Wine & Food Festival.<p>Autumn officially starts this Sunday on the 22nd, so get ready for the new season …

New York Community Bancorp Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 6.79% Yield (NYCB)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel <i>”DividendRank”</i> report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider’s view of the business, and …

I Heart My City: Booker’s New York City

Traveler of the Year <b>Booker Mitchell</b> was close to celebrating his fourth birthday when 9/11 happened. “Millions call New York City home, and while no one personally knows even a percentage of the population, we unite at times when it matters most and act locally like any other small town in the …

Tokyo Akihabara "Must See" Top Five

Let me amend that. Top five things to see in Akihabara that do not involve a Maid Cafe. Because, come on, these costumed girls are all over Akiba handing out coupons. You don't need my help to find one.<p>Akihabara is much more mainstream than the <i>you-will-never-touch-my-virginity</i> Otaku enclave you …

How to: Turn Your Car Into a Camper

Earlier this year, I was awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to spend four months driving around the United States documenting nocturnal culture with my partner and collaborator, Kevin Weidner (who helped me write this piece), and our two dogs (check out my piece on late-night …

Fall 2013 Guide to London

With more than 100 languages spoken and nearly as many international cuisines available, London is truly a global city. The building boom and …

England

If it’s too smoggy for your tourist photos, Hong Kong has a fake blue-sky backdrop

Air quality at Hong Kong famously hovers somewhere between “technically breathable” and “mainly motor oil with the occasional oxygen bubble.” That’s …

Hong Kong

top 10 ten annoying things on the mtr disgusting hong kong subway mrt train sins etiquette hk social norms

There are actually twelve deadly sins of taking the MTR! This list applies to everyone – men and women, young and old, locals, foreigners, and …

Hong Kong