Beyond the Great Wall

Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

A Walking Holiday Along China’s Most-Beloved Trails

It’s time to slow down and experience China’s natural wonders on foot. An active walking holiday through fog-shrouded mountains or bamboo-forested karst terrain will reveal the natural settings of one of the world’s most ancient cultures. Here are some...
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Candles in a Buddhist temple

5 Unexpected Finds in the Beijing Hutongs

Beijing’s hutongs are the beating heart of the city, teeming with old stories and everyday modern Beijingers going about their lives. Here are some of our favorite unexpected finds inside the hutongs.
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Noodle-licious Love! Hand-pulled Noodles of Your Choice at Noodle Bar in Beijing

Hand-pulled noodles, freshly-made broth, and an open kitchen? Welcome to Noodle Bar, part of 1949 The Hidden City. Enter the tiny room and pick one of only 12 stools around the bar; with so few...
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