Los Angeles Times

Destination: Asia

  • Living like royalty in Rajasthan

    In the northwestern state, former palaces and hunting lodges turned hotels give a taste of the rich life without paying a king's ransom.

  • A tempest and a teapot on a whirlwind trip

    Typhoon alerts in Hong Kong aren't unusual. There was no cause for alarm -- until the cabs stopped running.

  • On the road to recovery

    A bevy of bargains is luring visitors back to Hong Kong and Singapore. It's not too late to benefit from it.

  • Hong Kong's metropolis of bargains, bustle and beauty

    Approaching Hong Kong by air in the daytime is unforgettable. The city looks like a forest of Erector-set towers gleaming against dark hills. The parade of nearly identical skyscrapers, honeycombed with windows, seems endless. It's Manhattan on steroids. An East-West trading center since the mid-19th...

  • Hong Kong's metropolis of bargains, bustle and beauty

    Approaching Hong Kong by air in the daytime is unforgettable. The city looks like a forest of Erector-set towers gleaming against dark hills. The parade of nearly identical skyscrapers, honeycombed with windows, seems endless. It's Manhattan on steroids. An East-West trading center since the mid-19th...

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