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  • Savoring Chinese micro-towns

    2012-10-03 17:32

    Most travel magazines have a standard list of must-see places in China, which include major cities. But you might be able to find some nuggets in micro-towns, which are municipalities with less than 100,000 people. The best way to appreciate them is by foot.

  • Road less traveled

    2012-10-03 17:27

    Tucked in a quiet alley and housed in an Indian-style Buddhist temple of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Beijing Art Museum of Stone Carvings is a little-known place in Beijing not to be missed by those interested in religious art and history.

  • Toll-free roads policy results in traffic jams across China

    2012-10-03 17:45

    Heavy traffic on main expressways has ignited criticism about the government's decision to abandon the use of tolls on China's roads during the eight-day "Golden Week" holiday for the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.

  • Free ride is 'best holiday present'

    2012-10-01 17:03

    decided to drive with my husband to Hunan province to see my son, who studies in the provincial capital Changsha.

  • Where locals go

    2012-10-01 17:01

    Tianjin and Chengdu are good choices if you want to spend the National Day holiday exploring the lesser-known yet charming parts of the country.

  • Freedom of road

    2012-10-01 16:55

    Zhang Ping has been bitten by the travel bug and is taking advantage of the longer-than-usual National Day holiday to take a tour.

  • Climb, play and pray: Mount Taishan

    2012-09-29 14:48

    According to many ancient Chinese creation myths, Taishan was the point from which the world originated.

  • Climb, play and pray: Mount Wudang

    2012-09-29 14:44

    Wudang is the Mecca for Taoists and kung fu lovers. The site in Hubei province is known for its Taoist monasteries as well as the birthplace of a martial arts style popular the world over.

  • Climb, play and pray: Shaolin Temple

    2012-09-29 14:40

    As the birthplace of Chinese martial arts and Zen Buddhism, Shaolin Temple boasts a wealth of cultural relics.

  • Tianmu Lake

    2012-09-29 14:27

    A three hours' drive along the Huning and Yixing Expressway is enough to bring Shanghai tourists to a fantastic lakeside site where they can recover from the stress of hectic urban life.

  • Climb, play and pray: Nedong County, Tibet

    2012-09-29 14:26

    Nedong County in Shannan prefecture, in Tibet autonomous region, is an oasis of tranquility.

  • Climb,play and pray: Mount Wutai

    2012-09-29 14:20

    What better way to recharge than to find a retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the cities?