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Los Angeles’ 1920s Revival

The glitz, glam, and gusto of the 1920s have been revived in LA – or has it never left? Speakeasy bars like The Edison employ suspendered gentleman to mix the classics in hidden enclaves, burlesque shows wow audiences with swing and sex appeal, jazz bands fill the air of Pour Vous with the vivacity and […]

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Michelle Yeoh in Paris Cover Story

She started out in her native Malaysia, then had her breakthrough in Hong Kong, and now lives in Paris. Michelle Yeoh  (楊紫瓊) is still one of the few Asian stars with a truly international appeal. Whether acting or producing, she brings a multicultural perspective and a versatility universally admired. With the sequel to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden […]

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The White Sands of Rio

 A culture flourishes in Rio de Janeiro, a waterfront society of runners and bicyclists and tanners in bright bathing suits.  At Ipanema, couples shuffle by holding caipirinhas—the national cocktail made with sugar, lime and sugarcane liquor—within a hollowed green coconut; bronzed teenagers hang from monkey bars at open-air gyms, sweat gleaming on their shoulders; kids […]

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AirBnB: Changing The Culture of Global Travel

The rent-a-room model of AirBnb has brought global travel to the masses.  A culture-changing concept, AirBnB allows everyday people to cure their wanderlust on a dime through opening up their homes to fellow travelers, and relying on strangers across the globe for affordable lodging abroad.  The site is turning travel lifestyle on its head: with […]