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Best business hotels 2012: The winners

Best business hotels 2012: The winners

Lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* has picked its best business hotels of 2012. Which hotels made the grade?
China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

China: Luxury hotel 'groundscraper' planned in abandoned quarry

Would you spend $300 a night to sleep underground? You might, once you see the jaw-dropping designs for China's latest hotel project
China: Where you can sleep wherever, whenever

China: Where you can sleep wherever, whenever

Weary China travelers can fall in with the local custom of snatching 40 winks at any opportunity
A gite in China: French hospitality checks in at Anhui water town

A gite in China: French hospitality checks in at Anhui water town

Gîtes de France’s first licensed hotel outside Europe opens near Huangshan
First China-owned luxury cruise ship sets sail

First China-owned luxury cruise ship sets sail

China Star spearheads China’s luxury cruising market with floating karaoke and Chinese massage
Welcome to the house of fun: China’s ultimate entertainment pit stop

Welcome to the house of fun: China’s ultimate entertainment pit stop

Video games? Cool. Karaoke? Great. Mahjong in a Hello Kitty-themed room? You betcha
iReport: My favorite China travel photos

iReport: My favorite China travel photos

Travelers from around the world share their best moments in China
Braving Shanghai's snake hot pot restaurant

Braving Shanghai's snake hot pot restaurant

With all sorts of snake on the food and drinks card, this joint is for the more adventurous of diners
Charlie's Angel-wannabes trained on Hainan beaches

Charlie's Angel-wannabes trained on Hainan beaches

Head to the beach in Hainan to meet these intrepid female bodyguards-in-training
Gulangyu: China's loveliest island

Gulangyu: China's loveliest island

There's seafood, there are beaches and there's not a single car
Shanghai: Art deco capital of the East

Shanghai: Art deco capital of the East

Architecture buff Spencer Dodington explains why Shanghai’s art deco heritage is unrivaled in Asia and how it differs from New York and Miami
Praying for good fortune at Lunar New Year

Praying for good fortune at Lunar New Year

Worshipers swarm local temples to pray for good luck on Lunar New Year's Day. Here's why
China’s top new scenic spot crowned

China’s top new scenic spot crowned

The nature reserve of Shennongjia isn't just gorgeous, it's China's most popular destination for Bigfoot believers
Gallery: World’s busiest port

Gallery: World’s busiest port

A trip to Shanghai Yangshan Port proves the city is not only about skyscrapers -- its industrial heart beats as strong as ever
3 ages of Shanghai: Past, present and future in hotel suites

3 ages of Shanghai: Past, present and future in hotel suites

Hotel Indigo’s time-themed suites are Shanghai's new party destination
Tattoos gone wrong: Permanently lost in translation

Tattoos gone wrong: Permanently lost in translation

10 of the worst "tatt-tastrophes" from The Hanzi Smatter blog, which translates Asian-language tattoos
China’s new ghost town: Wonderland in Beijing

China’s new ghost town: Wonderland in Beijing

Photographer Catherine Hyland discovers a massive deserted theme park not far from the Great Wall
Xixi National Wetland Park: Hangzhou's hidden beauty

Xixi National Wetland Park: Hangzhou's hidden beauty

Serenity and peace in bustling Hangzhou? You can find it in Xixi, along with great views and a unique dining experience
Fusion fashion: China’s striking chocolate couture

Fusion fashion: China’s striking chocolate couture

World Chocolate Wonderland opens with a cutting-edge runway show
Wonderful, weird and wacky Christmas trees in China

Wonderful, weird and wacky Christmas trees in China

From Swarovski crystal to brand-new bikes, Chinese shopping malls spare no efforts when it comes to decorating Christmas trees
Let my people go: The world's largest annual migration

Let my people go: The world's largest annual migration

A billion Chinese are gearing up for the madness that's Spring Festival
Radisson Blu: Shanghai’s new graffiti destination

Radisson Blu: Shanghai’s new graffiti destination

Upscale hotel rescues Shanghai’s street art
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival to open ‘China-Russia Tourism Year’

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival to open ‘China-Russia Tourism Year’

Visitors to Harbin’s renowned winter carnival are in for a serious snow fight
World’s longest Yule log cake baked in China

World’s longest Yule log cake baked in China

Shanghai Pudong Shangri-La creates a new Guinness World Record with a 1,068-meter Yule log cake
China's coolest chocolate art

China's coolest chocolate art

A mesmerizing chocolate theme park brings incredible -- and edible -- artworks to Shanghai
Taikang Terrace: Shanghai’s new tourism hot spot?

Taikang Terrace: Shanghai’s new tourism hot spot?

The city’s iconic tourism and shopping street Taikang Lu has once again expanded its territory
Plants and peculiar pets: A stroll through Shanghai’s Flower and Bird Market

Plants and peculiar pets: A stroll through Shanghai’s Flower and Bird Market

Check out the city’s hottest pets, from the cuddly to the blood-curdling