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23.10.2017 — 1205 views

Beijing’s Hutongs: City Inside a City


I have a hutong crush. A hutong area is a city inside a city, a community secluded from the rest of the capital yet right in the center of it.
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Shangri-La and Yading: A Storybook Landscape

Shangri-la, the inspiration for the hidden land described by James Hilton in his novel Lost Horizon, overwhelmed us with its Tibetan Buddhist monastery and beautiful scenery. We...
19.09.2017 — 1345 views
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The 798 Art District: Gallery of Galleries

Located in the northeastern part of Beijing and a conveniently short walk from Wangjing South Bus Station, the 798 Art District has been one of my favorite spots since I arrived...
16.08.2017 — 594 views
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Dali and Tiger Leaping Gorge: The Amazing Trip Continues

We left Yuanyang and headed for Dali and Tiger Leaping Gorge. Of all the pictures we attempted to take, there was not even one that showed the true magnificence of what we saw.
16.07.2017 — 970 views
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Lessons from Yuanyang

There are massive places hiding in the world, and when you are in front of them, you can feel how big they are. The rice terraces in the south of Yunnan Province are one such pl...
29.06.2017 — 711 views
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04.05.2017 — 562 views

Journey to Jiangsu


Jiangsu Province is located on China’s eastern coast, near the municipality of Shanghai. On a recent visit, I toured Nanjing, the provincial capital, and Kunshan, a smaller city further east. The two are very different in character, but each provi...
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Zhangjiajie: Out-of-this-World Mountains

Zhangjiajie Sandstone Peak Forest Geopark, the name referring to the area’s scenic spots collectively, is a geologist’s dream.
01.02.2017 — 445 views
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Fuzhou to Quanzhou

Last October, I was lucky enough to be invited to participate in the 2nd Maritime Silk Road International Tourism Festival in Fujian Province, which was meant to promote Fujian ...
01.01.2017 — 401 views
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The 1,001 Kashgar Nights

Modernity has swept this cultural and trade hub like a sandstorm. Where caravans and camels once trekked, taxis and motorcycles now crowd the streets. Dirt roads have become hig...
01.12.2016 — 382 views
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Wuzhen: Venice of the East

In the ancient water town built around a series of canals over 1,300 years ago, very little has changed. The place has been carefully restored and masterfully renovated.
01.11.2016 — 331 views

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