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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Australia aims to draw more Chinese tourists to wine and dine Down Under

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Amy Nip

    ... In the past year, the number of Hongkongers visiting Australia rose 16.1 per cent to 200,700. And its mainland Chinese visitor numbers increased 12.2 per cent to 795,100- making them Australia's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617133/australia-aims-draw-more-chinese-tourists-wine-and-dine-down-under
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    What to see and do in Kennedy Town

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... granite structure that looks like a Chinese version of an English country house. Built in 1924 as a residence for senior Western engineers, the house was restored and reopened earlier this year. ... Temple. Built in 1884, it is the only local shrine dedicated to the Chinese patron saint of construction workers. Today, the surrounding pedestrian-only streets are among the most pleasant in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1618547/what-see-and-do-kennedy-town
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... handling of some half a million passport applications, which took up to four months to process instead of the usual three weeks. A parliamentary report earlier recommended the passport office lose ... 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
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... are tiny places. Jackie is a friendly beer lover who knows and sells everything from fresh Chinese draft IPAs to Belgian fruit beers. If you prefer something stronger try Senator, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1616954/my-48-hours-shanghai
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Tribal pursuit

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by TOM CARTER

    ... They show off their new bride's dowry and ask our driver where I am from. "I'm Chinese," I say. "We have never seen a Chinese before," they reply. Tang dynasty Buddhist monk Xuanzang was one of the first Chinese to travel to India, in 636AD, during his legendary 20-year pilgrimage to the "western regions". Sometimes it feels like I am the second. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1612791/tribal-pursuit
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Where to find the best Taiwanese food in Taipei

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... The strategy seems to be working, as there's already a queue three rows deep at 6pm. Smile Barbecue, Ningxia Road Night Market, Ningxia Road at Minsheng West Road Chinese-Japanese: Pine Garden ... or "seafood 100". Among them is the Xian Ding Wei, which means "Fresh Reservation" in Chinese. Its self-service refrigerator comes with multiple types of bottled Taiwan beer, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1612070/where-find-best-taiwanese-food-taipei
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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