Posts Tagged ‘china’

The new Guangzhou

The new Guangzhou

China is booming – there’s no doubt about that. But while Beijing has traditionally been the must-see destination, and skyscraper business hotels continue to shoot up in Shanghai (including the soon-to-open Shangri-La Jing An Hotel), Guangzhou has been quietly gearing up to welcome travellers. (more…)

Tour China in a vintage sidecar

Tour China in a vintage sidecar

If you like the feel of the wind in your hair and learning about a different culture from an expert guide, then two new city tours in China could be for you.

Vintage sidecar and jeep tour company Insiders, which has been running tours of Shanghai for several years, is now offering visitors the chance to travel in style around the ancient capital of Xi’an, and the region of Lijiang, in the Yunnan province. (more…)

The fast train through China

The fast train through China

While the UK enters its third year to ponder the benefits of a 100-mile high-speed train route from London to Birmingham, China has opened a new bullet train route from Beijing to Guangzhou – a trip that covers 35 cities and half the entire country in just eight hours. (more…)

Anchors away

Anchors away

In the backwaters of Kerala, the houseboat of Banyan Tree’s first Indian hotel is preparing to cast off and ferry guests to their private-island villas.

The group’s next port of call is China, then China, and then China again… (more…)

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