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You need an incredible amount of money to live in the Peak.

I visited the most expensive neighborhood in the world’s most expensive city — a billionaire enclave where where Alibaba founder Jack Ma m...

The Peak is the most expensive neighborhood in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive city, and home to billionaires — including, possibly, Jack Ma.

KFC is by far the most popular fast food chain in China and it’s nothing like the US brand — here’s what it’s like

KFC has been the most popular fast food chain in China since it was introduced in 1984. McDonald's is second. It all comes down to Chinese tastes.

I stayed at Hong Kong’s first ‘capsule hotel’ to see what it’s like to live in micro — and the experience was a nightmar...

SLEEEP is Hong Kong's first capsule hotel, a concept invented in Japan that provides convenient "sleeping pods." I stayed there on a recent trip.
Even street musicians use QR codes and mobile payments for tips.

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people&...

Mark Zuckerberg's vision for Facebook is uncannily similar to how Tencent's WeChat app dominates modern life in China. I saw it firsthand.

North Koreans understand their government lies, but there’s one thing they don’t know, according to a defector

North Korean defector Kim Young-il left North Korea when he was 19. It was obvious to him then that the government was lying.
China's bullet train is a startling example of how far behind US infrastructure has become.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez included high-speed rail in her Green New Deal. After riding China’s superfast bullet train that could go from New York...

Traveling to China can feel like visiting the future. Nowhere is this feeling more apparent than on China’s high-speed railway network.
A monkey could land on your shoulder.

I visited the park in Bali where tourists pay $3 to risk wild monkeys stealing their jewelry and iPhones, and I get why it’s considered a must-s...

The Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali, has been home to monkeys for hundreds of years, and visiting it is one of the best things to do in Bali.
A monkey could land on your shoulder.

I visited the sacred forest in Bali where hundreds of wild monkeys swing through the trees, crack coconuts, and snatch iPhones straight out of tourist...

The Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali has been home to monkeys for hundreds of years, and it's one of the best things to do in Bali.
China's "Rainbow Mountains," shown in a stock photo.

6 months of traveling taught me to be wary of Instagram, and 2 photos of one of China’s most treasured sites will show you why

Most photos of China's "Rainbow Mountains" I saw on Instagram greatly exaggerated the colors I actually saw. It's a lesson I learned repeatedly.
Save yourself some time, money, and aggravation.

I found out the hard way that one of the best strategies to save money on flights can end up costing you big time, if you’re not careful

Buying multi-city flights through "hacker fares" online can save money, but if you aren't careful, it could ultimately cost you more.