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75 years on, Mount Rushmore still a boon for tourism, creativity

[2016-10-08 08:18]

It was a historian's idea: carve gigantic sculptures into the granite pinnacles of the Black Hills of South Dakota, significant Western figures like Lewis and Clark, Buffalo Bill Cody, Fremont, Red Cloud and Sacagawea.

The countryside takes on a red hue for Fangshan visitors

[2016-10-08 08:10]

Where squirrels and rabbits run amok, birds are on the wing and wine is in the barrels.

Targeting the MICE market

[2016-10-08 07:52]

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau is striving to attract Chinese business visitors to the country and promote new MICE (meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions) destinations such as Chiang Rai.

For business travelers, a big draw

[2016-10-08 07:48]

Two destinations in Thailand offer a perfect package of cultural heritage and great hospitality for Chinese visitors.

Paradise found in South Tyrol

[2016-08-27 10:14]

Medieval city and scenic mountains are full of charm.

Surprise in the clouds

[2016-08-20 07:33]

In 1990, the area was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list and it was also named a Global Geopark in 2004. Hu Yongqi visits Huangshan, the scenic spot in Anhui province, to check out the attractions.

Strong whiff of ethnic culture

[2016-08-13 06:35]

It was destroyed by an earthquake, but the disaster has brought new attention to the once obscure outpost, which unwittingly finds itself attracting curious visitors.

Captain describes his life on the water

[2016-08-06 11:32]

For Captain Tihomir Muzic, the Costa Atlantica represents the Italian way of life in terms of fashion and movies from the 1960s.

Savor Italian culture on the water

[2016-08-06 11:07]

Summer is a great time for cruising. And being on the Costa Atlantica is like being hosted by an Italian family. Guests enjoy Italian culture, delicious food and the hospitality of the crew, who are passionate about their work.

A very green year

[2016-08-06 10:43]

Britain celebrates the Year of the English Garden by opening the gates to many stunning estates, Mike Peters finds.

Seeing is believing

[2016-07-30 07:03]

Before coming to China whatever little I knew about the country came from my interaction with Chinese people abroad, news reports by foreign media and endless speculation. I always felt that the mainland was culturally similar to India, where I grew up, and radically different from the US, where I was born. I never expected to see a Tesla on the road or use Uber to get around the city, but as they say, anything is possible in China.

Making the great escape

[2016-07-23 07:47]

Tianmu Mountain nature reserve is the perfect remedy for those looking for a break from the city

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