Hainan is the Island Behind China’s Bid to be a Surfing Superpower
Surfing used to be a dirty pastime in the People's Republic, until Olympic dreams changed everything
‘Former CIA Secret Jail’ Opens to Tourists in Thailand
We attended the opening of Thailand's newest - and strangest - tourist attraction, with a group of ex-soldiers and cross-dressing dancers
Vietnam’s 'Torture Island' is Now A Luxury Escape
Shaking its former image as a colonial POW camp, Phu Quoc is becoming a hub for influencers and big-spenders
Scorpions and Tarantulas Crawl All Over Your Coffee at This Cambodian Cafe
Owner Chea Raty started the business with a single iguana, but has since acquired tortoises, bearded dragons, horned frogs, and other reptiles and arachnids.
How A Reality TV Show Has Catalysed the Rise of Rap in China
Censorship? FOH! Hip hop is blowing up in Chongqing and Chengdu.
People in Beijing Are Lining Up for Hours to Try 'Cheese Tea'
“It’s basically tea… with cheese on top. Cheese is nice. Tea is nice.”
Meet China’s '100 Percent Self-Sustainable Man'
He wears secondhand socks and brings his own organic vegetables to restaurants in a country where environmental consciousness is still a rare thing.
This Is What 5,000-Year-Old Beer Tastes Like
Stanford University researchers discovered the ancient recipe in northwest China—and now a Beijing brewpub is serving their own version.
China Is on Track to Fully Phase Out Cash
Experts believe it won’t be long before China, the first country to introduce paper money, becomes the first to go cashless.
China Doesn't Understand the Concept of American Chinese Food
Meet Fung and Dave, two Americans who opened up a Chinese-American restaurant in Shanghai, where the cooks shake their heads at dishes like crab rangoon and orange chicken and the customers don't understand the point of fortune cookies.
Chinese Developer Sees Untapped Market in Gay Gamers
As China becomes more accepting of the gay community, games start aiming for the 'pink dollar.'
Meeting the Man Who Makes His Living By Being Punched Hard in the Stomach
Xie Shuiping's life revolves around being smacked in the belly by strangers.