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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.

Train Travel

Accidental Travel in China

Unexpected travel often leads to unforgettable memories, especially when language is an obstacle.
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!

China: The Shennong River Trackers

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

Temples and Traditions: Seven Days in Tibet

Lhasa may be a modern city, but her people hold fast to their ancient Tibetan heritage.

The Road by Rickshaw: China’s Taklamakan Desert

In China, sometimes it pays to take the road less traveled.

Beijing’s Wonder Alley

Tucked into a hidden corner of Beijing is a world all its own.
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.

Wall Space: China’s Great Wall Without the Crowds

Can you keep a secret? Learn where the crowds are, and are not, all along the Great Wall of China.
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.
Tibet

Video: Tibetan Dance

Carlo Alberto Cavallo offers a fascinating glimpse of Tibet, with her smiling faces, warm colors and awe-inspiring landscape.

The Last Authentic Silk Road Open Market

There's plenty to see at Kashgar's Sunday Bazaar—from farmers selling produce to old men watching the whole scene.
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.

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