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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

Gansu’s Mogao Caves: A Desert Sanctuary a Millennium in the Making

Originally posted on Caixin Global Buddhism came to China in many waves and through many routes. It brought not just a philosophy, but a cultural milieu of art, sculpture, festivals, and literature. Nowhere is the influence...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

The Three Most Overrated China Travel Experiences

Originally posted on Caixin Global On January 3, 2019, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory cautioning people to be more vigilant when traveling to China. China is now, according to the State Department,...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

Best Sweet Treats and Candy in China

Updated: September 3, 2019 Although Chinese people tend to shy away from sugar-filled foods in comparison to Western culture, the Middle Kingdom is home to a wide variety of sweet treats that are fun to eat for...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Sixth Year in a Row! Travel+Leisure Names Mei Zhang Top Travel Agent for China

When booking a trip, the travel company you choose can make the difference between an ordinary or extraordinary travel experience. To guide travelers in the right direction, the editors of Travel + Leisure assess hundreds of...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Enjoy the Suite Comforts of Home at the Hilton Beijing

With the large range of accommodation options available to you in Beijing, sometimes it’s the little things that help you decide – like the finishing touches of the Imperial and Chairman Suites at the Hilton...
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Imperial dragon patterns

Interview: Bill Bleisch, 2012 WildChina Explorer

  Bill Bleisch has been involved in environmental efforts in China and its neighboring countries for nearly two decades. One perennial focus of his work has been the way in which habitat loss stemming from...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Breaking the Winter Cycle: Shanghai

Ring in the New Year… Shanghai style Looking for an exciting way to bring in the New Year? While thousands of people are huddled like penguins in the streets of Times Square, you could be...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Breaking the Winter Cycle: Lhasa, Tibet

  For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, this time of year is one of mixed feelings. On one hand, the changing of the seasons is a welcome period of transition, in which we...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Traversing China by Train

Imagine speeding by green terraced rice fields, nose pressed against cool glass, marveling at the craggy cliffs of dark mountains looming overhead. Or watching a pair of water buffalo splashing through a waterlogged rice paddy,...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

The Great Wall at Mutianyu

With just a two-an-a-half hour long car ride, you can travel back in time from modern Beijing to the days when emperors ruled China. Step out into the crisp fresh-aired haven of ancient China’s Ming...
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