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Inside the Shanghai jazz sceneAround the time that Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong were selling out gigs across the states, Shanghai was only just getting introduced to the genre. But once jazz arrived, it spread like wildfire. Take a journey through Shanghai’s modern jazz scene with this essential guide to the city’s top jazz venues.


Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong districtAcross Victoria Harbour from Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon Peninsula usually attracts visitors for its shopping, but there’s another reason to make the trip across the water. Situated in the east of Kowloon Peninsula, the Kwun Tong neighbourhood of Hong Kong stretches from the forested hillside and rocky outcrop of Lion Rock in the north, to Lei Yue Mun channel in the peninsula’s south.


Shanghai: Five of the best bars on The Bund

by ClaireBullen September - last edited September by Moderator

Five of the best bars on The BundWhen it comes to a glamorous night on the town in Shanghai, few places do glitz better than The Bund. A waterfront district close to the historic French Concession, many of the bars on the Bund tend towards luxury lounges but the neighbourhood has also seen the arrival of hipster speakeasies and on-trend wine bars. Whatever your tipple and vibe of choice, you won’t have to hunt far to find it.


10 unmissable markets in Hong Kong

by ClaireBullen August - last edited September by Virgin-Atlantic

10 unmissable markets in Hong KongHong Kong is something of a shopper’s paradise…but not only for its high-end boutiques and many sprawling shopping malls. Whether you’re shopping for bamboo steamers or vintage cameras, seasonal fashion or jade pieces, these 10 markets in Hong Kong capture the sights, sounds (and even some of the smells) of this busy city.


On business in Shanghai

by Giverny June - last edited September

On Business in ShanghaiWith its futuristic skyline, high-end hotels and fantastic culinary scene, the bustling metropolis that is Shanghai has an incredible amount to offer, even if you’re only in town for a flying visit. Those lucky professionals who find themselves on business in Shanghai will discover a wealth of things to see and do between meetings, from cultural attractions to culinary delights.


Hong Kong’s best restaurants

by NatalieRobinson May - last edited October

Hong Kong’s Best Restaurants

You may think that feeding the rumbling stomachs of seven million foodies would be enough of a challenge for Hong Kong’s best restaurants, but that’s just the half of it. In a city that burns the candle at both ends and then sets fire to the middle too, hungry Hong Kongers expect to be able to sate their appetite wherever, whenever and however they choose.