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China is located in Eastern Asia and is the second largest country in the world by land area. China’s landscape varies from the hills and low mountain ranges in the southern region to the broad grasslands in the north. Travel in China includes some of the world’s greatest known landmarks such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. Beijing, the capital city, and Hong Kong, known for its expansive skyline, are some of China’s top destinations.

Running in Hong Kong

Running Away from it All: Places to Race

Races across the globe offer the visitor a chance to meet locals and see the sights in a way few ever do.
Hot air balloon ride in China

Adrift Over China: Sights From a Hot Air Balloon

Experience Yangshuo, in China’s southern province of Guangxi, from a unique vantage point – just don’t forget to look down!
Tips on eating Chinese street food

Culinary Courage: Chinese Street Food

Rock the rickshaw with hot pig’s knuckles and lamb skewered on recycled bicycle spokes.
A misty village along the Li River. Photo by Harvey Thomlinson

Cruise on the Li River, China’s Artistic Masterpiece

A traveler journeys along the Li River in search of the elusive ideal of Chinese landscape beauty.
Workers harvest only the pick the smallest, most tender top two leaves on each section. Flickr/Nicholas Turland

Hangzhou’s Dragon Well Tea: Longjing is Fit for an Emperor

In Longjing Village, you can pick tea leaves from the Emperor’s favorite tea garden, and then sample Dragon Well Tea for yourself.

China’s Terracotta Warriors

On the outskirts of Xi'an, more than 7000 life-size clay soldiers stand facing east and ready for battle.
Travel in Hong Kong

Travel in Hong Kong: Meet the People

Hong Kong residents offer an inside look at their hometown.
Travel in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Calm Amid the Hustle

The name means “ Fragrant Harbour,” and it probably derives from the scents of flowers that once adorned the hills. Today, there’s lots of traffic.
Teaching English in China

Finding My Own Path:Teaching English in China

How I learned to stop listening to everyone else and follow my heart.
Tibet

Video: Tibetan Dance

Carlo Alberto Cavallo offers a fascinating glimpse of Tibet, with her smiling faces, warm colors and awe-inspiring landscape.
In Yunnan, the rice terraces are practical and beautiful. Photo by FLICKR/The rice terraces in Yunnan catch the light. Photo by FLICKR/ Hoang Giang Hai

Exploring Yunnan: A Different Side of China

Though often overlooked, visitors to Yunnan experience a different side of China.

Beijing’s Wonder Alley

Tucked into a hidden corner of Beijing is a world all its own.
Hiking in Hong Kong. Flickr/Andreas

Peak Experiences: Hiking in Hong Kong

A writer joins a group of local Hong Kong hikers, taking in spectacular views and making new friends in the process.

China: The Shennong River Trackers

They call themselves “River Trackers,” and they are the last generation of their profession.

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