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A Japanese adventure

Our thoughtful hosts phone ahead to ask whether we prefer sashimi or teppanyaki for dinner. Because I don’t like seafood, let alone raw seafood, the obvious choice is teppanyaki. But it’s our first night in Japan, and our hosts are locals, so we opt for…

By Lian Flick

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Europe in summer

A rich history, some of the world’s most stunning scenery, orange chimney pots on Parisian rooftops, Pompeii, the Swiss Alps, castles and cathedrals, frescoes, Notting Hill, high tea. While dreaming of my next European adventure, I look back at my last.…

By Lian Flick

Hong-Kong
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Hong Kong, a modern surprise

Hong Kong surprised me. A place of intriguing contrasts — tradition meets modernity, nature meets a densely populated city, East meets West — I discovered on closer inspection that this small region has a lot to offer.…

By Lian Flick

Rockefeller-Center
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New York, I heart you

It’s the setting for books, movies, TV shows, plays and songs, and has been inspiring writers and artists for decades. I thought it fitting that my first travel piece be about the city of dreams.…

By Lian Flick