Hong Kong

Where are the World’s Most Competitive Economies?

According to the report from IMD Business School in Switzerland, Asia is home to the most competitive economies in the world. Singapore took the number one spot and Hong Kong sits at number two.  Both beating number 3 ranked US. The rankings, which started in 1989, assess 63 economies on 235 indicators. The gauges include […]

Holi – you know what it looks like, but…

Holi is one of India’s most globally visible holidays.  Beyond the well-known images, what is the celebration about? The festival is the second largest for the Hindu religion.  It marks the beginning of Spring and dates back at least to the 4th century. There is also strong religious and mythology reasons behind the rituals and […]

Asia – A Vegetarian Paradise

Expats who stick to a vegetarian lifestyle are quite familiar with the fear that comes from travelling to a new city or even just a new restaurant.   Many dining establishments will have one option, but some still remain 100% devoted to meat. Thankfully, many of our destination countries rank highly on the “Most Vegetarian Friendly” […]