Chris Dwyer

Luxury travel & food writer

I'm a Hong Kong-based freelance specialising in luxury travel and food features for global publications and platforms. I write mainly for CNN.com but also contribute to BBC Travel, The South China Morning Post, Cathay Pacific's Discovery, The Robb Report and more.

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CNN Travel

The world's most scenic flight?

(CNN) - HNL -- MAJ -- KWA -- KSA -- PNI - TKK -- GUM. That's Honolulu -- Majuro -- Kwajalein -- Kosrae -- Pohnpei -- Chuuk -- Guam. You'll definitely want a window seat....

CNN Travel

9 of the most luxurious travel experiences in the US

(CNN) - Bobsledding in Utah with Olympic medalists, a $50,000 per night penthouse in New York and the chance to throw the first pitch at a Cubs game. If you're one of the lucky...

CNN Travel

The extraordinary woman behind Veuve Clicquot

(CNN) - Veuve Clicquot's famous yellow label may be immediately recognizable around the world, but the remarkable woman behind the brand? Less so. The French champagne house...

South China Morning Post

A gourmet traveller's guide to the best of Sonoma County

Three restaurants - Edge, Backyard and SingleThread - all use locally grown produce, in some cases their own and serve Sonoma wines. Their menus are heavily influenced by the...

CNN Travel

The Australian farm where cows eat chocolate

(CNN) - It's the only flight I've ever been on where the attendant walked down the narrow aisle holding a notepad asking, "Does anyone need a taxi booking for when we land?" As...

Silk Road: Cathay Dragon inflight magazine

Deliciously Down To Earth

Brilliant Taiwanese produce discovered with an award-winning chef

South China Morning Post

The surprising cuisine of Mongolia

Mongolia's weather defines its food like few other destinations, with meals heavy in meat and dairy products and full of unique flavours Visitors can arrange to stay in tents...

South China Morning Post

The ultimate wine bucket list for oenophiles seeking unusual wineries

The journey to a fine winery providing something a little different - in terms of history, setting or artistic offerings - is well worth making

CNN Travel

13 of the world's most romantic places

(CNN) - Maybe you'd choose the white sands and turquoise waters of a deserted tropical beach. Perhaps it's the lure of iconic cultural cities such as Paris, Venice or Istanbul....

South China Morning Post

Duck soup for the soul: Cambodia chefs are on a food renaissance

Chefs revitalising the country's food industry cook use traditional local produce and techniques but incorporate global influences.

South China Morning Post

5 ways to live like 'Crazy Rich Europeans' in Monaco

The Mediterranean city state, known for its luxury yachts, hotels and casinos has been a playground of the rich and famous for more than a century

CNN Travel

14 hot new global restaurants for 2018

(CNN) - French haute cuisine in Macau, Mediterranean mezze in New York, European classics in Nairobi and refined beach shack seafood in Bali are just some of the options...

BBC Travel

Bhutan's dark sense of humour

The Land of The Thunder Dragon, as the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan's full name translates into English, has famously embraced modern life at a considerably slower pace than much...

Ritz-Carlton Journey

Hong Kong: The Definitive Shopping Guide

Hong Kong is the fashion capital of Asia - and for good reason. Here are the best places to shop, from boutiques to megamalls to street markets.

South China Morning Post

A Hard Day's Night Hotel

Located in a Grade II listed building dating back to 1884, the property is filled with photographs, pop art, memorabilia and more

CNN

What's inside London's secret green shelters?

But the handful of green wooden sheds known as taxi cabmen's shelters have a fascinating history. They date to 1875, back when horse-drawn Hansom cabs were the vehicle of choice...

Hong Kong Tatler

A Food Lover's Guide To Manila

The capital of The Philippines has come into its own in recent years as the nation's culinary traditions have finally started to receive long-overdue kudos. Filipino restaurants...

South China Morning Post

Spam sushi to seafood ceviche - explore Hawaii's culinary diversity

Hawaiian food is as delicious as it is diverse. From fusion fine dining to comforting fast food, the unique flavours found on Oahu represent the multicultural US state

Silk Road: Cathay Dragon

Deliciously down to earth: Produce of Taiwan

South China Morning Post

Spam sushi to seafood ceviche - explore Hawaii's culinary diversity

Hawaiian food is as delicious as it is diverse. From fusion fine dining to comforting fast food, the unique flavours found on Oahu represent the multicultural US state