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Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Brutal property baron’s former fiefdom now home to incredible array of museums, boutique hotels and a vintage cinema
Essential Shanghai guide for exec travelers

Essential Shanghai guide for exec travelers

Consider yourself lucky if work brings you to China's most cosmopolitan city. Here's how to cram the best of Shanghai into a business trip
Baijiu factory tour: How Chinese brew their national liquor

Baijiu factory tour: How Chinese brew their national liquor

A visit to Beijing's Niulanshan baijiu factory reveals as much about China as it does the manufacture of the popular drink
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Gallery: The epic, educational, unforgettable Mongolian Express

Gallery: The epic, educational, unforgettable Mongolian Express

The rail journey from St. Petersburg to Beijing offers history, culture and even a few tidbits about the railway itself
'Facekini women': China's weirdest beach sensation

'Facekini women': China's weirdest beach sensation

Bikini babes are out. These fearless Qingdao ladies are the new beach icon in China
Following Anthony Bourdain around the world

Following Anthony Bourdain around the world

Instagram users and CNN iReporters share their favorite travel photos of the places Bourdain has visited in "Part Unknown"
Borderland travel: The China that defies all stereotypes

Borderland travel: The China that defies all stereotypes

Author David Eimer spent a year exploring the fringes of China and returned with a fascinating account
Gallery: Spectacular, rarely seen images of China's railways

Gallery: Spectacular, rarely seen images of China's railways

A 22-year-old railway buff has photographed trains all over China. Here are some of the stunning results
Thinking inside the box: China’s shipping container hotel

Thinking inside the box: China’s shipping container hotel

Not the most obvious and practical location for lavish lodgings, but one up on a capsule hotel
Foreigner Street: China's obsession with wacky replicas and large bathrooms

Foreigner Street: China's obsession with wacky replicas and large bathrooms

Behold! A miniature New York, a not-so-large Christ the Redeemer and a ginormous public toilet at this Chongqing theme park
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