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  1. News - China - TRAVEL

    Stop eating noodles and don't litter: Xi Jinping urges China's tourists abroad to clean up their act

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... abroad, Xi urges Chinese tourists President Xi Jinping has chided Chinese tourists, saying that they should behave themselves better when travelling abroad. Xi's light-hearted comments came during an official visit this week to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, a popular holiday destination for Chinese travellers. "Do not litter water bottles everywhere. Do not damage coral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594941/president-xi-jinping-urges-chinese-tourists-set-better-example-abroad
  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Seeking the Cave, by James Lenfestey

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Seeking the Cave: A Pilgrimage to Cold Mountain by James Lenfestey Milkweed Editions 3.5 stars David Wilson Cold Mountain Cave may sound like a mythical staple of Chinese literature, but it exists, says poet and essayist James Lenfestey. Better yet, the cave once housed Lenfestey's idol: Tang dynasty bard Han Shan (which literally means Cold Mountain), who wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1592319/book-review-seeking-cave-james-lenfestey
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... Text and photos: Jon Butters The rocks of a remote river valley in Guizhou provide not only fabulous scenery, but also challenges that climbers are finding too tempting to resist Survival Guide: Getu, Guizhou KARSTS OF THOUSANDS To the people who do it, rock climbing is more than just a sport. We are always looking for new places to explore, different cultures to learn about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1589278/rock-climbers-lured-karsts-getu-village
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by CHRIS BARCLAY

    ... that requires no commercial gimmicks. Sixteen villages dot the Shaxi valley. Each is known for a particular craft or tradition and has a unique folk temple. One temple may feature the God of Culture ... to read the inscriptions on a dusty stone tablet in the wall. Guanyin shared the hall with shrines to the guardian god Yama, his consort, Yami, and Bodhidharma, the patriarch of Chinese Buddhism. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1581087/destination-shaxi-yunnan
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Alancha, Alacati

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... on this occasion called "The Great Migration", focuses on the cultures and empires that have influenced Anatolia through its 8,000-plus-year human history. The Minoan civilisation, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1583786/hot-spots-alancha-alacati
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Tourism Down Under is up and over

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lana Lam

    ... to Australia with more than one million every year, mainland Chinese tourists outspend them, bringing in about A$5.3 billion annually. The mainland is also Australia's fastest growing tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585372/tourism-down-under-and-over
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Tokyo: fashion designer Limi Yamamoto shares some of her favourite haunts

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16am by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... to acclimatise to Tokyo's street level details and its low-level sights — and tastes. CAFE CULTURE One thing you learn quickly about Tokyo is the high standard of food — it has more Michelin ... and a dressy millinery for women. Nearby is Tsutaya T-Site, arguably Tokyo's best fashion and cultural bookstore. It has a relaxed ground-floor cafe, a great upstairs bar, and thousands of books ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1583815/my-48-hours-tokyo-fashion-designer-limi-yamamoto-shares-some-her
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Yangshu … oh, my! Back in the 1980s and 90s, the small town of Yangshuo, in Guangxi province, was backpacker central, a vital destination on the hippy trail and often the first overnight stop for visitors entering the mainland, by ferry via Wuzhou, from Hong Kong. Much like Dali, in Yunnan province, it was a Chinese equivalent to Bangkok’s Khao San Road, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578393/travellers-checks
  9. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... takes him through Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan and Dongbei where he meets a colourful cast of locals tied together only by their notional Chinese citizenship. In Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, he meets Billy, an Uygur who is blunt in his disdain for Chinese rule: "We don't have any connection with the Chinese. We don't look Chinese, we don't speak the same language, and we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556096/book-review-emperor-far-away-david-eimer
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... in northern Thailand, as does the ethnically Chinese soldier who stands beside it. Dressed in military fatigues – with sunglasses hiding an old eye wound – the 55-year-old soldier offers sticks ... forces at the end of the Chinese civil war, in 1949. The “lost army”, the Kuomintang’s 93rd Division, spent decades wandering the region between China, Myanmar and Thailand, trying to find a home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong

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