Author: Samantha Leese

Samantha Leese is a writer born and raised in Hong Kong.

Sam has travelled widely and written for publications in Hong Kong, London, New York and New Orleans, including Time Magazine, the Spectator and the South China Morning Post.

She is the features editor in Hong Kong for Glass magazine, a London-based arts and culture quarterly.

Latest Posts

Secrets of a hot air balloon pilot

Secrets of a hot air balloon pilot

From Myanmar to Marrakech, a globe-trotting hot air balloon guide shares his experiences and addresses ballooning safety issues
5 things airlines could learn from hotels

5 things airlines could learn from hotels

A flight is too often a stressful storm before the calm of a hotel room. Here's how the former could be more like the latter
Inside the world's top airline headquarters

Inside the world's top airline headquarters

Airline HQs aren't all about work -- employees can go shopping, visit a museum and even hang out in parks
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