Kate Whitehead

Hong Kong-based journalist

Polar Express

Many of those who visit the Arctic are after once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The Northern Lights rank high on many people’s bucket lists and they don’t disappoint, but there’s plenty more to do, like snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoe walking and ice fishing. And when you have travelled so far in search of something out of the ordinary,…

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  • The rush of endurance sport

    Ireland’s Brian O’Driscoll, South Africa’s Jean de Villiers and Hong Kong adventurer Annabelle Bond talk about setting yourself challenges and the sense of achievement to be had from training to reach, and achieving, them

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  • We’ve got nudes for you

    Known for their edgy and erotic images, Nic and Becky Gaunt, who will exhibit at Hong Kong’s Affordable Art Fair, sell most of their work overseas, but say they are beginning to see city galleries become more adventurous

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  • Kurt Tong’s must-reads

    Tong’s growing interest in US history as he gets older is reflected in his list of favourite books, but the US Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau also saves space for a fantasy classic, a detective novel – and bunny rabbits

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  • Old China hand Richard Margolis

    Margolis has gained wealth of knowledge after decades of working across China and Europe as a diplomat and businessman. In his spare time he loves to devour a good novel or two. Here are his favourite reads

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