Assistant Metro Editor

L. Kim Tan

Tan is editor of Globe South. An editor at the Globe since 2000, he previously worked as a writer at the Boston Herald, covering various beats. He was also a journalism professor and helped found the first university campus newspaper in Singapore.

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opinion | L. Kim Tan

Gaining new appreciation for Singapore’s titan

By , Globe Staff

Lee Kuan Yew’s greatness was in realizing early his vision for Singapore and seizing the day.

In Baltic cities, ‘free’ guided tours are worthwhile

By , Globe Staff

Available in a handful of cities in the Baltics and northern Europe, guided walks are billed as “free” tours, but participants are welcome to tip.

If you want to go

By , Globe Staff

Three outfits south of Boston that offer deep-sea fishing on an open boat, also known as a party boat or head boat.

Get up & Go

Count on fun, not fish, when going deep-sea fishing

By , Globe Staff

The 65-employee Captain John operation takes about 25,000 people fishing each season, but many anglers won’t feel a bite, much less land a fish of legal keeping size.