A gargantuan mix of modern and primitive, free and authoritarian, China boasts some of the most impressive and iconic sights in the world, as well as some spectacular scenery. (We hear the lo mein's not bad, either!)

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Experience old China in the southeast-central villages of Huangshan

      Known as one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in China, Huangshan is situated in Huizhou region of the country's southeast-central province of Anhui. Millions of visitors make a trip each year to catch a sight of theses magnificent granite peaks cradled by beds of clouds and frequently depicted in traditional Chinese paintings. And named after the mountain, the area around Huangshan City (pop. 1.5 million, a 4½-hour drive west of Shanghai) is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites:…

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How they celebrate New Year's in China

  You might wonder why this is even a question. But in fact, the Chinese-speaking world has its own big Lunar New Year celebration (in 2021, it's 12 February), and so while much of the rest of the planet makes a big deal out of New Year's Eve tonight, for many of the nearly 1½ billion inhabitants of this vast country, it simply isn't all that much of a thing. There are of course exceptions, and that's what I'm here to talk about. read post

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Tibet's Mount Kailash & Lake Mansarovar cited in '13 of the World's Most Spiritual & Sacred Places'

“There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places.”                          ― U.S. novelist, poet, essayist, environmental activist, & cultural critic Wendell Berry If you’re a "seeker," who travels in part to deepen your religious and spiritual life, you'll want to read this post to learn more about the 13 most spiritual and sacred places that you can visit once travel starts opening up again. These pilgrimage spots are not merely examples of extraordinary…

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  • Having been to a number of places in China, including Peking, Shanghai, and Xian, I find myself uninterested in going back in part due to my distaste for the dictatorship. I was thinking of making a single exception next year for Tibet, but then I read this - same old bullshit: https://edition.cnn.com/2023/07/03/politics/china-travel-advisory-s...
  • China is vast enough to provide visitors with a lifetime of travel experiences, and after biggies including Peking, Shangai, Xi'an, and others, there's a wealth of lesser known places like Tengchong and Leshan, both covered in CNN Travel's recent look at a dozen and a half under-the-radar gems in Asia: https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/asia-underrated-places-intl-...
  • As China relaxes its super-stringent COVID-19 restrictions of the past three years, what's the situation now for international visitors"? CNN Travel take s a look: https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/china-reopening-tourism-expl...
    Can international tourists visit China? Everything you need to know about the country's reopening
    What are the new rules as China lifts its Covid travel restrictions for the first time in three years? We answer the key questions about how people c…
  • China's continuing and drastic COVID-19 restrictions are hitting tourism - especially domestic - hard, leading desperate provinces to slash ticket prices, offer tax breaks, and even beg locals to help save plummeting tourist earnings in a sector that employs tens of millions of people: https://skift.com/2022/04/19/chinas-thriving-domestic-tourism-now-s...
    China's Thriving Domestic Tourism Now Suffers From Extended Covid Restrictions
    As China's domestic tourism unravels, desperate provinces are slashing ticket prices and offering tax breaks.
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