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Key trends in the Asia Pacific outbound market between 2007 and 2014 include rises in short trips, beach holidays and city trips, along with a move to up-market hotels and higher average spending. 355 more words


Why do I love Beijing?

Beijing, the capital of China, which has witnessed varied historical changes in the past 3,000 years, is now a modernized city where I have seen jamming streets, a not very clear sky, different kinds of noisy people and a seemingly over-modernized urban structure, and experienced the high living standard. 481 more words

Travel In Beijing

The Great Wall Of China's Repair Work Is Called "Brutal And Ugly" By Locals

(This article is courtesy of the Shanghai Daily News)

Chinese outrage over ‘ugly’ restoration of Great Wall


CHINESE social media users were in an uproar Friday over restoration of a 700-year-old section of the Great Wall that has been covered in concrete, turning it into a smooth, flat-topped path. 392 more words

Truthful Articles For Your Thoughts

The Wall

The Great Wall is one of China’s “must see” sites. This was the reason why Michael and I arrived in China two days before the orchestra tour began. 972 more words


Beijing City - Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square and Parliament Building

By Paul S Bryers, September 2016

Located in the central part of the Dōngchéng District are some of Beijing’s best attractions. We took the subway to Tian’anmen Square and then walked to each of the sights. 273 more words

China: Along the Tea Horse Road (PHOTOS)

In Yunnan province, visitors can still step back into the Ming dynasty.

On the dashboard of our van, a solar-powered Tibetan prayer wheel spins continuously as we make our way through the bumpy roads linking… 240 more words


Rules are meant to be....broken?

What’s that saying, rules are meant to be broken? Such is the case with Beijing’s forbidden city. It may have been forbidden in the days ofthe Ming Dynasty but there’s something rather ironic about seeing 60,000 tourists stream through on a daily basis.  486 more words