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New Excavations Starting at Xi’an Tomb for Terra Cotta Warriors05/15/2015

The famous Terracotta Army was first discovered outside of Xi’an in 1974; since then, thousands of clay soldiers, horses, chariots and weaponry have been uncovered and put on display for visitors to marvel. A new round of excavations have just started and are expected to yield hundreds more of these incredibly preserved ancient life-size figures. China’s first emp ...Read More

CNN Article: How to Master Martial Arts in China05/15/2015

For those looking to “kick it like Jackie Chan,” CNN and China have you covered. A recent article in CNN outlines some of the best places throughout China to learn martial arts. Sasha Matuszak, a journalist producing a documentary on Chinese kung fu called “The New Masters,” suggests Shaolin, the Buddhist community that is considered the original hometown of C ...Read More

Beijing Voted Best City to Visit in Asia05/15/2015

USA Today and Smarter Travel recently listed Beijing, China as one of the best cities in Asia, and with all the capital city’s offerings – from historic to foodie, natural to nouveau – it’s with good reason. USA Today’s “10 Asian cities that should be on your bucket list” put Beijing atop the honors, and Smarter Travel named Beijing #1 on its 10 best cit ...Read More

Suzhou Tourism Launches Website for North American Travelers05/11/2015

The city of Suzhou is located in eastern China, with almost half of the city covered by water – earning its moniker of “Venice of the East.” In an effort to bring more North American visitors to this 2,500-year-old city, Suzhou Tourism has launched a new website with photos, travel information, tour packages and social media links. The website also offers a pres ...Read More

1,000-Handed, 800-Year-Old Golden Buddhist Statue Restored in Chongqing05/11/2015

The “Goddess of Mercy,” an 800-year-old statue that was restored to its original glory over the past eight years, will go on display to the public starting next month. This spectacular Buddhist statue was originally carved during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) from stone and gilded with gold over its 1,007 arms. But centuries of sun, heat, humidity and dust ...Read More

Air China Expands California Services to China05/11/2015

Air China is meeting the growing demand for business and leisure travel to China with the recent expansion of its Los Angeles-Beijing service and serving the San Francisco-Beijing route with the larger B747-8. The national flag carrier of China this month began a third nonstop service between LAX and Beijing, with service four times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday ...Read More

Chinese Tusi Culture Highlighted with New Museum & UNESCO Application05/04/2015

While a major part of the Chinese culture for eight centuries, the “Tusi” chieftain system is not often known in modern-day China and by visitors to the destination. However, several recent developments are hoping to bring Tusi culture and artifacts back into the limelight. A “Tusi” is a chieftain or tribal leader who was recognized as an imperial official by ...Read More

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