China travel

Beijing shopping: The city's top 12 boutiques
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Beijing shopping: The city's top 12 boutiques

The rise of China's homegrown design talent has spawned some of the coolest little shops in Asia
Beijing travel: 72 hours in the Chinese capital
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Beijing travel: 72 hours in the Chinese capital

Some travelers can now visit the city visa-free for up to 72 hours. Here's how to cram the best of Beijing into three days
China with children: 8 family friendly activities
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China with children: 8 family friendly activities

Pandas, kung fu, scorpions -- here are the easiest ways to make sure your China vacation is whine-free
The stunning mountains where China collects fresh air

The stunning mountains where China collects fresh air

As a marketing stunt in a polluted Chinese city, Laojun Mountain Natural Reserve gave out bags of mountain air to Chinese residents. After seeing these photos, you'll want some too
China's 5 most beautiful water towns
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China's 5 most beautiful water towns

It's not all skyscrapers, smokestacks and world records -- in these rustic towns you'll find real old China
20 China adventures you won't find in most guidebooks
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20 China adventures you won't find in most guidebooks

Is there a China we haven't seen? A traveler fresh off the road says yes, and shares her experiences
Beijing approves US$11.2 billion international airport
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Beijing approves US$11.2 billion international airport

Located in the capital's south, the airport will open in 2018 with six commercial runways
A 12-month guide to China’s best festivals
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A 12-month guide to China’s best festivals

As the masses head for the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, here's a year-long look at the country's top celebrations
Go figure: Lunar New Year 2014 in numbers

Go figure: Lunar New Year 2014 in numbers

How many Chinese will travel overseas? How much cash do people expect in their little red envelopes? This and more in our holiday interactive
6 tips for traveling with kids in China
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6 tips for traveling with kids in China

No worries -- it will be great. Just be prepared for cheek-pinching grannies
6 Gobi adventures: Best ways to get sand in your shoes in Dunhuang
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6 Gobi adventures: Best ways to get sand in your shoes in Dunhuang

The China most people forget about -- camels, sand dunes, night skies with zero light pollution -- is the China adventurers seek
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