LOVELY CHIANG MAI, with its elaborate temples, luxurious spas, legendary food and ever-interesting night market, has called to tourists for decades. Sometimes referred to as the “Rose of the North,” Chiang Mai offers a place to chill and rejuvenate in beautiful surroundings.
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APPROACHING HONG KONG from the air, it can be difficult to appreciate this vibrant metropolis is deemed the world’s most vertical city. But the dichotomy of Tai Mo Shan and Lantau Peak forming a hazy backdrop, sprawling Victoria Harbour separating Hong Kong Island from Kowloon and, yes, those formidable buildings seemingly constructed on top of one another all serve as a metaphor for the city. Here East meets West, traditional commingles with modern sensibility, and Chinese and British history still influence while locals protectively hold onto a decidedly Hong Konger identity.