I know an elderly society matron in Singapore who would rather walk in the scorching sun for blocks on end rather than have her chauffeur drive into the Central Business District at peak hour and pay the $1.50 surcharge.
I wanted to explore what all this new-found wealth means for the different generations of Chinese who have to live together in this place that is transforming at warp speed into the richest country on the planet.
Warner Bros. is just this amazing historic studio that does great movies.
Such huge money has been made in China - it can be hundreds of millions in a year - and there's a need to validate it by showing what they can buy and how much of it.
I came from a family of extremely old money, and so by the time I was born, there was really just a trickle of money left.
One of the dreams on my wish list is to spend more time in Thailand.