Lights…Camera…Rio!

September 8, 2017 - 1 comentario

Marinelson Almeida Despite Brazil's current crisis, visiting Rio de Janeiro remains an amazing experience, thanks to its setting, its attractions, its traditions, and its overall vibe. It's a mix which has attracted many a filmmaker over the decad...Leer más

A Cool Weekend in Shanghai

August 9, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Marita Acosta It's so great having a local friend who can get you right to the coolest stuff in town - especially when that town is a sprawling, enormous city like Shanghai. And these days, creative Shanghai has a lot of cool to go around. On a rece...Leer más

Flying With Us in August? Check Out Our Inflight Entertainment Options!

August 2, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Another month, another great lineup of movies, music, games, and reading at the touch of your fingers from your seatback screen. Literally hundreds of hours of entertainment await that allow you to catch up on that movie you may have missed in yo...Leer más

42 Years After ‘Jaws’, Martha’s Vineyard Still Quite a Catch

June 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Vidu Gunaratna Some time ago I happened to run across that toothy old classic Jaws online, and as I watched, the impossibly picturesque maritime settings and endless beaches awakened in me a nostalgia for the light, colours, sounds, and tastes of...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

Urban Japan Through the Eyes of a Polish Photographer

May 25, 2017 - Sin comentarios

mtmjolnir/YouTube He could be a poster boy of post-Cold War artistic globalisation. At age 31, Lukasz Palka, from Tarnów, Poland by way of Chicago, has been based in Tokyo for the past decade and specialises in gritty urban (and especially noct...Leer más

8 Extraordinary Old ‘Water Towns’ Near Shanghai

May 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

David Paul Appell China’s largest city is unquestionably an amazing, fun, and fascinating place to visit - a mix of ancient and cutting-edge culture/architecture, along with fabulous dining, shopping, and entertainment. But on weekends, many Sha...Leer más

Chinese Opera: Compelling, Fascinating, But an Acquired Taste

March 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Hung Chung Chih When I first witnessed a performance of Peking opera (the best-known form of Chinese opera, with Peking by the way being the traditional English spelling of Beijing) years ago in Beijing’s ornate, early-19th-century Hugua...Leer más

On the Art Deco Trail in Shanghai

March 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | chuyuss Especially in the 21st century, Shanghai is more than ever a city of contrasts - from its traditional corners to its hypermodern skyline, especially embodied in the Pudong district. Perhaps less familiar to many, though, is that Ch...Leer más

Japan’s Lovely Izu Islands, Just 2 Hours From Tokyo

February 23, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sean Pavone Off Honshu's Izu Peninsula, as little as a half hour from Tokyo by air and two hours via high-speed jetfoil, lie more than a dozen subtropical volcanic islands (nine of which are inhabited by a total of around 26,000 people), w...Leer más

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