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There are endless reasons to visit Asia’s dynamic, culture-rich cities, from the centuries-old Forbidden City grounds in Beijing to the cutting-edge... Read More

Mei Zhang is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect getaway. Below... Read More

One of the most extraordinary sites in China is officially open again for visitors after a six-month closure, and it’s definitely worthy of going on... Read More

Within the next two years, a city in China is hoping to launch an artificial moon into the sky that would be so bright, there would be no need for... Read More

Stan Godwyn is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect... Read More

About 40 minutes after takeoff, the right cockpit windshield on a Sichuan Airlines flight broke off, causing decompression at 32,000 feet and leading to... Read More

This story originally appeared on Time.com.They clutch hefty porcelain plates in quivering white-gloved hands, praying the metal warming covers don’t... Read More

Also known as the KKH, the Karakoram Highway is the world’s highest paved international road, hitting an elevation of more than 15,300 feet. Connecting... Read More

Archeologists excavating the tomb of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, recently unearthed artifacts that suggest ... Read More

Hong Kong and Shanghai may be China’s most dynamic hubs, but there’s a new city on the rise. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, has seen... Read More

"This is the real China," said the American photographer, sipping whiskey on the patio of the Niccolo, a new luxury hotel in downtown Chengdu. “This is... Read More

One of my most cherished, if illogical, fantasies is that I was one of those Chinese scholar-painters in a former life. I first discovered their... Read More

CAIRO Khan el-Khalili To my mind, the word exotic was invented for the Middle East and its grand bazaars, consummate merchants, and sensuous honeyed... Read More

When James Hilton's novel Lost Horizon hit bookstores in 1933, hordes of adventurers went searching the Himalayas for the mythical paradise he imagined.... Read More

In southwestern China's Yunnan province, not far from the borders of Burma and Tibet and less than 50 miles east of where the upper Yangtze River... Read More

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