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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. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    In Japan, viewing the colours of maple leaves in autumn is a cultural obsession

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... Text: Steve John Powell The viewing of autumn's changing colours is a national obsession in Japan. We rustle up the best spots for taking in the dazzling display Leaf encounters Autumn is a magical time in Japan. Summer's humid heat has finally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1605050/japan-viewing-colours-maple-leaves-autumn-cultural-obsession
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Jeff Chu

    ... in the 1880s drew thousands of prospectors. As in many mining boomtowns, Chinese labourers came too. In Aspen, they were met with disdain. Aspen Times editor B. Clark Wheeler icily suggested they go instead to America's Deep South: "People down there do not object to cheap labor," he wrote in the 1890s. "The Chinese would take the place of the emigrating darkies." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1600223/natural-selection
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Adam Nebbs

    ... that have been "artfully designed to blend the residential Art Deco style of the 1920s with traditional elements of Sichuan culture", and a selection of mostly Chinese restaurants. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1593915/travellers-checks
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The Indonesian island of Nias is a haven for surfers and nature lovers

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... countryside and offers a chance to get to know an intriguing traditional warrior culture. Buckle up for the ride. Surf Western surfers started trickling to Nias in 1975, when an intrepid group first ... by a megalithic culture whose origins are debated but are thought to have appeared some 2,500 years ago. The small, apparently abandoned area has the feel of an open-air museum and is packed with lines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1599437/indonesian-island-nias-haven-surfers-and-nature-lovers
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    After fiasco over delays, British ministers take control of passport office

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by DANNY LEE

    ... incentives to Chinese tourists to visit. These include refunds on visa fees for up to 25,000, and exempting tour groups from transit visa requirements. There are questions about how the changes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1601301/after-fiasco-over-delays-british-ministers-take-control-passport
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Kevin Pilley

    ... … exactly- I think. It's around the corner from Pulteney Bridge, the Jane Austen Centre, the Royal Crescent and all that cultural, mellow, honey-hued Georgian stuff Bath is famous for. The hotel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1593916/hot-spots
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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