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Palace Museum to Offer Half-Price Tickets & Other New Amenities08/22/2014

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, is ramping up its offerings this Fall. Starting next month and going for a trial period from September 12-14, visitors can purchase half-priced tickets to the Palace after 2pm. The discounted tickets will be just 30 yuan ($4.90). In addition, on the first Wednesday of each month from November 2014 through ...Read More

Ancient Rock Carvings Discovered in Dazu, Chongqing08/22/2014

China is well-known for its incredible historic relics from centuries ago, but it seems that more ancient artifacts are still being discovered. Researchers are studying tombs in Dazu district, Chongqing province that were recently discovered and dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279).Two groups of tombs were discovered, each with exquisite rock carvings inside, as ...Read More

Guizhou Ups Tourism Offerings with Better Technology & Transportation08/22/2014

Located in southwest China, Guizhou province is home to the stunning Huangguoshu Waterfall and Fanjing Mountain, as well as other awe-inspiring natural and cultural offerings. However, it is still a lesser visited area of China. With the goal of bringing more visitors to their region, the Guizhou tourism administration is launching smart technology systems to help the ...Read More

Ritz Carlton to Open World’s Largest Public Golf Complex in China08/22/2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills is slated to open on the tropical island of Hainan in China in late 2015. Adding to the luxury hotel brand’s growing portfolio of high-end hotels and resorts in China, the new property will be The Ritz-Carlton’s first golf resort in China. The 201 room resort will include 21 private villas, and its Haikou Missions Hills Golf Club wi ...Read More

Rare Panda Triplets Born in China08/14/2014

Three panda cubs born at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China are now just over two weeks old and continue to be in excellent health. Very few pandas are born each year and only a fraction survive past infancy. Therefore, these triplet cubs, who are very healthy and growing each day, have been proclaimed a miracle by the team of caretakers at Chimelong. The c ...Read More

Travel + Leisure Names China to “Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014”08/14/2014

A recent article in Travel + Leisure magazine included China to a list of best adventure travel destinations for 2014 under the “Cultural Immersion” category. The article sites China’s impressive and delicious “culinary landscape,” noting ways to experience China’s cuisine, from private cooking classes to can’t-miss restaurants. To read the full articl ...Read More

World’s Largest and Longest Anamorphic Painting in Nanjing08/14/2014

In celebration of the upcoming 2014 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Nanjing in eastern China, Chinese artist Yang Yong-chun created the world’s largest and longest anamorphic – or 3D – painting. The 1,228-foot-long painting, entitled “The Rhythm of Youth,” portrays scenery including China’s Yangtze River, snowy mountains, flowerbeds, Nanjing’s archit ...Read More

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  • 08/22/2014 Palace Museum to Offer Half-Price Tickets & Other New Amenities...Read More
  • 08/22/2014 Ancient Rock Carvings Discovered in Dazu, Chongqing...Read More
  • 08/22/2014 Guizhou Ups Tourism Offerings with Better Technology & Transportation...Read More
  • 08/22/2014 Ritz Carlton to Open World’s Largest Public Golf Complex in China...Read More
  • 08/14/2014 Rare Panda Triplets Born in China...Read More
  • 08/14/2014 Travel + Leisure Names China to “Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014”...Read More
  • 08/14/2014 World’s Largest and Longest Anamorphic Painting in Nanjing...Read More
  • 08/14/2014 Shanghai Night Market Recalls Traditional Nightlife...Read More
  • 08/07/2014 Youth Cultural Exchange Kicks off in New York...Read More
  • 08/07/2014 World’s Highest Rail Track Nears Everest...Read More