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Dining Etiquette in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, communal eating is essential to everything from family life to concluding business deals. Here are a few rules and customs worth following to make sure you end up with food—and not your foot—in your mouth.

Tables line up against the edge of a balcony with a view of the city lights spreading to the horizon.

Understanding Jerusalem’s Restaurant Culture

Dining out in Jerusalem is a fun diversion and there are some genuinely wonderful gastronomic experiences to be had, but deciphering the unique rules of Jerusalem restaurants is a challenge. Here is a basic primer from author Genevieve Belmaker.

A bus and pedestrians pass by a snack shop on a street corner.

Identity and the Foreign Population in Hong Kong

Dual nationalities in Hong Kong are a product of a city that is proud of its multicultural past. Learn more about the history and interaction of locals and foreigners in the city, including the effects of language barriers.

A group of children playing basketball in China.

The Importance of Sports and Games in China

The government of the People’s Republic of China takes sports so seriously that they’ve written it into their law, guaranteeing the opportunity for every citizen to get physical. Learn what the top sports are and how certain games can help you make friends on the mainland.

Three girls, holding a football and wearing football jerseys, holding up an Australian flag.

Sports in Australian Daily Life

There is hardly anything more important in Australia than sports—whether it is the Olympics, the footy, the tennis, the Melbourne Cup, or just a game of backyard cricket. Learn all about personal and professional sports Down Under.