Within minutes of arriving in Hong Kong, I was told my home town of Shanghai was only 'almost as good' as this former British colonial town. I wasn't surprised by the comment. The Chinese are very competitive when it comes to their cities and Hong Kong is fighting to maintain her lead over the fast-growing economic hubs of mainland China.
This weekend saw the UK host two of the largest Gay Pride festivals in Liverpool and Brighton, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Both cities will hold a parade and open air festival, featuring stages and street stalls accompanied by various arts and cultural events throughout the cities.
From the Royal Suite where Kate prepared for her Royal wedding to the idyllic island paradise where William and Kate spent their honeymoon, these elegant hotels document favourite destinations among Royalty. Expect private beach villas, penthouse suites, award-winning Spa facilities, personal butlers and a plethora of fine dining options.