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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.

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.
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.
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.
Tibet

Video: Tibetan Dance

Carlo Alberto Cavallo offers a fascinating glimpse of Tibet, with her smiling faces, warm colors and awe-inspiring landscape.
At 86, travel writer Habeeb was determined to see China's Huangshan Mountain. He just took an usual way down.

I Climbed Huangshan Mountain Like the Emperors of Old

At 86, Habeeb Salloum was determined to see China's Huangshan Mountain. He just took an unusual way down.

The Road by Rickshaw: China’s Taklamakan Desert

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

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