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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
Gallery: China's crop of outrageous new hotel designs

Gallery: China's crop of outrageous new hotel designs

Jaw-dropping architecture, crazy technology -- when it comes to building Chinese hotels, anything goes
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
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
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
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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