15/Feb/2019
Friday, 15 February 2019
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The extraordinary red beach in Panjin

The extraordinary red beach in Panjin

Panjin Red Beach lies on the Shuangtaizi River estuary, just outside of Panjin City. The river isn’t your typical freshwater river. The water has a high saline content and very high alkaline…
Lost language: how Macau gambled away its past

Lost language: how Macau gambled away its past

Nowadays, nobody speaks much Patuá. Only the old people speak Patuá,” declares 102-year-old Aida de Jesus as she sits across the table from her daughter inside Riquexo, the small…
Worlds fastest-growing tourism city is in China

World's fastest-growing tourism city is in China

Hong Kong might be the world's most visited city this year, but a potential, albeit surprising, future contender is emerging from the sidelines. Chongqing -- a major Yangtze River port…
China’s Cracking Glass Bridge Prank

China’s Cracking Glass Bridge Prank

A glass bridge high on a mountainside in China is made to look like it is shattering as you walk across it, but it could also really shatter. Videos of people trying to cross the bridge as it…
New Luxury Hotels in Suzhou, China

New Luxury Hotels in Suzhou, China

Located west of Shanghai, Suzhou is well known for its countless canals, bridges, temples, and gardens. Thanks to much of the city being covered in water (the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal divides the…
Russia and China: Through the ages

Russia and China: Through the ages

The Great Silk Road once connected China with the Mediterranean, joining East and West. The Chinese government is now reviving the trade route with its ‘One Belt, One Road’…
China Beyond the Great Wall

China Beyond the Great Wall

The sprawling, modern cities with millions of people; the masses of futuristic skyscrapers and the construction taking place in every direction were not what I expected or what I had daydreamed…