The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock
The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock
Ed Peters
Opinion

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Brief Encounters by Ed Peters

What to do in Xiamen – southern China’s capital of cool boasts bikes, beaches and a progressive photography festival

  • Just four hours from Hong Kong by high-speed rail, the port city has blossomed in recent years
  • Old favourite Gulang Island has been joined by a number of more modern attractions, including the annual Jimei x Arles art event

The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock
The Xiamen skyline, as viewed from Gulang Island. Picture: Shutterstock
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Ed Peters

Ed Peters

Ed Peters is one of Asia's most experienced travel writers, and has reported for the Post from every continent except Antarctica.