I hadn't been home to Oakland, California, in 15 years. To celebrate a milestone birthday, I decided give myself the trip of a lifetime - a 70 trip across the United States, which I was dubbing "70 Days Across America".
Trade ties between the United States and China are strained at the moment, which makes an exhibition on the origins of Sino-American trade all the more timely and relevant.
Cooking class in Phuket, Thailand: how to make Tom Yam Goong (hot and sour prawn soup) recipe adapted for home cooks
Thai styled Grilled Beef Salad, or Yam Nuea Yang, popular salad in a sweet and sour sauce. There are only a few ingredients, it is easy to prepare, and there is little cleanup. Makes a perfect starter.
TamJai SamGor Mixian is one of Hong Kong's most popular restaurant chains,, serving Yunnan-style rice noodles, which come with a choice of five kinds of broth and several mouth-watering "condiments".
Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill is located in the heart of Oakland Raiders territory. The legendary sports bar is nationally recognized as the second best sports bar in the United States. You are not a bona fide member of the Raider Nation until you have had a drink at Ricky's.
Posada Restaurant in Livermore, California, serves innovative Southwestern cuisine with bold flavours and contemporary touches. The menu runs from tapas to mains to desserts. Open for lunch and dinner, the eatery has indoor and outdoor seating.
Buena Vista is a San Francisco institution that is equally popular with locals and tourists. Serving a mouth-watering menu of that consists of all-day breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, entrees, and desserts, it is most famous for its Irish Coffee
Tourist arrivals in the Maldives continue to soar despite civil unrest unrest earlier this year. What opportunities and challenges does the island nation's hotel industry face? The general manager of an all-villa resort voices his views in an exclusive executive interview.
T'ang Court in Hong Kong is one of only four Chinese restaurants in the world to have been awarded three Michelin stars. Is it the food? Is it the service? Is it the ambiance? Five committed foodies go undercover to find out what, exactly, is the secret of this respected eatery.