Hong Kong

A pop music combo is rocking a stage that’s surrounded by giant screens streaming videos of galloping horses. Gaggles of guys and gals are mingling and knocking back exotic cocktails, while models dressed like confections are handing out sample chocolates. And, oh yes, better place …

It’s vast, elegant and perhaps a bit politically incorrect. But there’s simply no emotional rush quite like luxuriating in the back seat of a money-green Rolls Royce heading for a stay at Hong Kong’s luxurious Peninsula Hotel. It’s only one of the sinfully rich pleasures of …

A good friend who’s travelled almost as much as I have has a saying: There are one-day cities and weekend cities and then there’s Hong Kong.  That’s worth a week. We agree wholeheartedly. If you can swing it before or after a cruise, it’s worth trying …