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  • Longji Rice Terraces. Image: 4corners

    Here be dragons: China’s mythical southern mountains

    In China’s southern provinces, mythical landscapes abound. From the verdant peaks lining the Yangtze River to the towering pillars of Zhangjiajie — inspiration for the film Avatar — the region’s motley… Read More»

  • Peninsula Beijing

    Where to stay in Beijing

    China’s bright, booming capital has bombastic hotels to match — but it’s not all five-star finesse. There are also plenty of retreats with real character, budget-friendly beds and quiet courtyard… Read More»

  • The best sections of the Great Wall of China

    How to do the Great Wall of China properly

    A first encounter with China’s iconic landmark doesn’t disappoint. It’s every bit as epic as one would expect, yet it also reveals a dark past and even a quirky side Read More»

  • ‘Monster Building’ at 1026 King’s Road

    Neighbourhood: Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is best experienced by simply soaking up its colourful culture during an amble around, walking up an appetite for the city’s incredible array of ethnic eats as you… Read More»

  • Image: Matt Brandon

    Qinghai: Cultural hotspots

    Some of Qinghai’s richest cultural experiences are to be found behind the ornate doors of its monasteries, pagodas and museums Read More»

 
 

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