September 03 2010(GMT+08:00)
As summer s heat begins to turn to pleasant autumn weather, what better way to enjoy the cooler temperatures and clearer skies than to spend some time outdoors? For those looking for a weekend... Detail
September 02 2010(GMT+08:00)
Feasting on the Great Wall under the stars is the stuff of dreams for many visitors to Beijing. Alexis Hooi takes the experience further by joining a group of horseback riders to scale a little-known... Detail
September 01 2010(GMT+08:00)
Huangshan has spectacular landscape, well known for its four unique scenes: interesting shaped rocks, waterfalls, unique shaped pine trees growing out of rocks, and its sea of clouds.
August 31 2010(GMT+08:00)
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Wuyi Mountain welcomes tourists
The Wuyi Mountain scenic region is once again ready for tourists after extraordinarily heavy rainfall... Detail
August 30 2010(GMT+08:00)
New evening cruises offer an entertaining and different perspective of Shanghai.
At Suzhou Creek s Danba Road Pier, the Suzhou Cruise No 1 cuts a delightful figure. The small boat s sleek lines... Detail
August 27 2010(GMT+08:00)
Riding an early morning bus with a dozen Tibetans in Nedong county feels surreal. Listening to them make small talk in their own language feels even more unreal. While the morning ride is commonplace... Detail
August 26 2010(GMT+08:00)
The three-day Hotelex Beijing 2010, or Beijing International Hospitality Equipment & Supply Exhibition, gets underway today at the China National Convention Center. As an extension of the biggest... Detail
August 25 2010(GMT+08:00)
In the kungfu world there is a saying: "In the North, Shaolin holds sway; in the South, Wudang rules".
In recent years, however, Shaolin Temple and its kungfu have become better known thanks to... Detail
August 24 2010(GMT+08:00)
The Amergence Group announced that its subsidiary PanPacific International will be launching the “PanPacific Travel Network” which is an interactive, electronic concierge service for... Detail
August 23 2010(GMT+08:00)
The Shangri-La s Summit Wing luxury hotel has finally opened on the upper floors of Beijing s highest building, the 81-story China World Tower 3.
The hotel does not have a conventional lobby for... Detail
August 20 2010(GMT+08:00)
During summer, the Jinshan district, just an hour s drive from downtown Shanghai, might well be the perfect place for a relaxing weekend for harried and hot Shanghainese.
In fact, nature at Jinshan... Detail
August 19 2010(GMT+08:00)
There is a coffee house in Beijing s Chaowai SOHO that looks as if it was teleported from the Friends set. In fact, China Daily has videos on its website showing the American sitcom fans scrambling... Detail
August 18 2010(GMT+08:00)
In a city with a host of five-star hotels, one hotel has found a way to stand out from the crowd. The Grand Central Hotel Shanghai has gone beyond the typical grand atrium lobby, the exotic plants... Detail
August 17 2010(GMT+08:00)
China Eastern Airlines (CEA), the nation s third largest air carrier, is giving new wings to Yunnan province s lucrative tourism market with the launch of its local subsidiary.
CEA s Yunnan branch... Detail
August 16 2010(GMT+08:00)
Astride the Yangtze River and close to Anhui province s esteemed Yellow Mountain stands the famous Buddhist mountain of Jiuhua. With its cool breezes, flavorful food and religious solemnity, a... Detail
August 13 2010(GMT+08:00)
Chinese travelers envious of Ben Southall, the British man enjoying six months on the idyllic Hamilton Island, courtesy of Tourism Australia s "Best Job in the World" competition, will be pleased to... Detail
August 12 2010(GMT+08:00)
As the summer sun casts short shadows onto packed streets, METRO has the low-down on how to escape.
If you have your weekends free this summer, why not get out the city to explore Beijing s... Detail
August 11 2010(GMT+08:00)
It was a mysterious stone associated with affluence and prosperity, a precious jewel that could channel luck through potent veins of green delight.
Today, the iconic gem of China is part of the... Detail
August 10 2010(GMT+08:00)
Want to explore the rivers, hills and dales of Taiwan s busiest city the clean green way? Michael Jen-Siu shows the way.
Instead of squeezing into a packed subway between the iconic Taipei 101 tower... Detail
August 09 2010(GMT+08:00)
Over 400 primary school students, teachers, composers, and performing artists gathered at Wudang Mountain last week for the Fourth China Children s Health and Arts Festival.
Co-organized by China... Detail
August 06 2010(GMT+08:00)
Xijiang s "drum people" say they march toward modernity to the rhythm of tradition. Most of the 6,000 residents of the world s largest Miao village in Guizhou province - known for the belief that... Detail
August 05 2010(GMT+08:00)
Hand-woven brocade at the Shanghai Expo sheds light on the beauty of a centuries-old craft that crystallizes the dreams and hard work of the ethnic Zhuang in Guangxi, China s largest ethnic group,... Detail
August 04 2010(GMT+08:00)
Next time you are in Hong Kong, head out of town for the best bargains. Ride the MTR and explore shopping in the New Territories.
It used to be a major excursion just going into the New Territories,... Detail
August 03 2010(GMT+08:00)
Two years after the excitement of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the spectacular venues that wowed the world have found new purpose and will cater to different audiences.
Chaoyang Park underwent a... Detail
August 02 2010(GMT+08:00)
Crocodiles, jellyfish and other perils of the deep are not part of the Qiandaohu experience, meaning you can add swimming in the Great Outdoors, in azure waters veiling buried archeological... Detail
July 30 2010(GMT+08:00)
Indian paddlers are gearing up for next month s China Open and Olympian Achanta Sharath Kamal feels the exposure trip will hold them in good stead in this year s Commonwealth Games and Asian... Detail
July 29 2010(GMT+08:00)
Unusual scents and beverages made from a secret recipe add spice to a top city spa, Huang Yuli finds
Standing out among the office buildings and shopping centers of the central business district,... Detail
July 28 2010(GMT+08:00)
The Qingdao International Marine Festival kicked off on July 24 at the Olympic Sailing Center with colorful activities that turned the coastal city into a sea of joy , said the event s organizer.
July 27 2010(GMT+08:00)
China International Travel Service Corp. rose to the highest in more than seven months in Shanghai trading after the government said it will give financial support to tourism companies.
The stock... Detail
July 26 2010(GMT+08:00)
Looking for a less crowded but still authentic water town? Then this is the place, Wu Yiyao reports.
Water towns are popular destinations for anyone looking to get out of the crowded city, enjoy a... Detail