Travel


Making the most of your time in the charming town of Jinze

JINZE is famous for its scenic setting, thanks to the lakes, rivers and creeks that occupy more than a third of its area. Nineteen of 21 natural lakes in the vicinity abut the town, includ­ing Dianshan ...

November 15, 2017, Wednesday


A watertown of old bridges, pure and simple

THESE two verses by Ma Zhiyu­an (1250-1321) are among the best-known and most widely quoted lines to describe a tra­ditional Chinese watertown. The imagery of a small bridge over a running creek harks ...

November 15, 2017, Wednesday


The enchanting world of multi-colored leaves

FOR Americans, the sights, sounds and smells of autumn bring to mind the start of a new school year, the harvesting of crops, the picturesque changing of leaves and the unfathomable feelings associated ...

November 15, 2017, Wednesday


Shh! A well-kept secret of wild scenic splendor

AS the riverboat heads toward two waterfalls cascading from steep canyon walls, the idyllic scene in Hubei Province seems to conjure up inspiration for a Chinese legend. There is a sense that we are not ...

November 8, 2017, Wednesday


Folk traditions thrive in Enshi

MYSTERY fog over the mountains, natural waterfalls, ancient caves, smooth river surface, folk songs and the chatter of local people — these are the sounds and smells of Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous ...

November 8, 2017, Wednesday


Songjiang: a perfect getaway from busy Shanghai

SONGJIANG District in suburban Shanghai, which can be easily accessed by Metro Line 9, is often described as the “root of Shanghai” that boasts a history of some 5,000 years.  Previously known as Huating County ...

November 8, 2017, Wednesday


Silk Road enchantment, minus the commercialism

THE southwestern CITY of Dali in Yunnan Province has long been a popular destination on the China tourist circuit, but few visitors venture beyond to Yongping, a county poorer in income but rich in culture ...

November 1, 2017, Wednesday


Budapest’s new hangouts give it a unique vibe

ON my last visit to Budapest about 10 years ago, I remember exploring the rich layers of its complex history through the countless Baroque, neo-Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings and the famous Royal Palace, ...

November 1, 2017, Wednesday


Little pockets of ‘green gold’ ease the city stress

SHANGHAI is a place where land is like gold. So, any patch of green for locals to enjoy amid the concrete forest is indeed very precious. The city’s “pocket parks,” or parkettes, are not parks in the ...

October 25, 2017, Wednesday


A love of travel makes for the ideal host

Zhu YanbinNationality: ChineseProfession/title: General manager of Hangzhou West Lake State GuesthouseHow often do you travel?...

October 25, 2017, Wednesday




 

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