China travel

Vote now: Ctrip Mustache Summer photo contest

Vote now: Ctrip Mustache Summer photo contest

The photos are in, but the jury’s still out on who will take home the prize of a RMB 20,000 Ctrip gift certificate. Someone’s awesome October holiday trip is in your hands, so get voting
In Nanjing, old is the new new

In Nanjing, old is the new new

The former capital is making 'Republic of China' cool again
Amazing stats: China's Lunar New Year by the numbers

Amazing stats: China's Lunar New Year by the numbers

The upcoming holiday will be the biggest annual human migration in history. Prepare to have your mind blown
9 top cities for 'detective travel'
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9 top cities for 'detective travel'

Murder. Smuggling. Extortion. Here's all the grit your guidebook won't mention, but your favorite mystery writer will
Haunted Beijing: Getting acquainted with the city's spooky side
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Haunted Beijing: Getting acquainted with the city's spooky side

Tortured souls and dates with the afterlife. New tour offers bloody insight into eerie Beijing
Checking in on Chengdu, China’s latest urban star
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Checking in on Chengdu, China’s latest urban star

This city is an economic powerhouse. But it's the culture -- and a few pandas -- that's drawing tourists
The oddest-looking hotel you’ll see this year
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The oddest-looking hotel you’ll see this year

Is it a donut? A horseshoe? A bowlegged cowboy? Sheraton's latest China property is anything but conventional
Beijing hotels: 9 fantastic new places to crash
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Beijing hotels: 9 fantastic new places to crash

Five years after the 2008 Olympics construction boom, new Beijing hotels keep right on coming
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
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