Travel


Stone forests, glass walkways bedazzle the senses

A visit to Zhangjiajie in central China’s Hunan Province starts dramatically. After hours of driving on hairpin roads through mountains, visitors enter a very long tunnel. When they emerge on the other ...

January 17, 2018, Wednesday


A mountain village with a silver lining

Remote, mountainous and off the beaten track, ...

January 10, 2018, Wednesday


Signature silver distinguishes ethnic societies

THE Miao ethnic minority is really a series of clans, such as the Black Miao, White Miao, Flowery Miao and Red Miao. Each has its own dialect, distinctive culture and even specialized styles of silver ...

January 10, 2018, Wednesday


An ideal winter sanctuary of skiing and hot springs

GUIZHOU Province, in southwest China, is widely known as an ideal destination for travelers wishing to explore its rich resources, beautiful scenery, waterfalls and mountains. And while winter might not ...

January 3, 2018, Wednesday


Turkey’s endangered ‘bird language’ listed as UNESCO heritage

THE unusual and efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in the remote, mountainous northern Turkey, which was recently listed a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, could ...

January 3, 2018, Wednesday


Historic Grand Canal Trailwalker Rally marks dawn of New Year

AS a window closed on 2017 and a door opened on 2018, the Hangzhou Trailwalker Rally kicked off the dawn of a brand-new year by the Grand Canal. The event, co-organized by Hangzhou government and the ...

January 3, 2018, Wednesday


Richness, diversity make parks more than a stroll

Huoshan Park Sitting on the junction of Huoshan and Zhoushan roads, the park is squeezed among the rows of old shabby bungalows built in the 1930s. But it holds an important position in Shanghai’s history ...

December 27, 2017, Wednesday


A cool place to hang out for culture vultures

THE coastal city of Xiamen, in southeast Fujian Province, has long been a favorite destination among Chinese hipsters, who have playfully been christened as wenyi qingnian. The city, with a rich and ...

December 20, 2017, Wednesday


LA lays out welcome mat for Chinese tourists

RAMBLING in the beautiful campus of the University of Southern California with family members, Ding Hong, a tourist from east China, was fascinated by picturesque views of Romanesque buildings, exquisite ...

December 13, 2017, Wednesday


Cliff coffins add mystery to Wuyi Mountain

EVEN before its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, Wuyi Mountain was already a popular tourist destination in China. The mountain scenic area straddles Fujian and Jiangxi provinces and contains ...

December 13, 2017, Wednesday




 

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