• Dropping in on Asia's Highlife: Macau, Hong Kong and Bangkok

    Macau (top left) is quickly shooting up as the world's fastest-growing tourist destination. Pictured: Macau's Galaxy Starworld Hotel. Hong Kong (top right) is a surreally highrise and dreamlike city. This view looking down from Hong Kong Island's highest hotel, the Island Shangri-La. Photos: Steve Warner As I peered down at the glimmering city of Bangkok below -- the