YIN & YANG OF HISTORY & MODERNITY
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After decades of self-imposed isolation and agonizing self-destruction in the 20th century, China is mobilizing and building at a frenetic pace in the 21st, reclaiming its historic role as Asia's greatest cultural, political and economic power. Known for centuries in Asia as the "Middle Kingdom," China's influence on most, if not all, cultures of the Far East is comparable to Greek and Roman, and later French and British influence on Western culture.
China is a force to be reckoned with and one of the world's most compelling cultures. Travel to China now to experience this great nation smack in the midst of its profound metamorphosis.
To learn more about China travel, use the menu above to access detailed information on Essential and Extended Destinations, Chinese festivals, and things to do in China during your travels, as well as information about the weather in China by region and season, and much more.
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Our Travel Inspiration, Jan. 20
Welcome back to Our Travel Inspiration. Please follow along with us each Monday for our carefully-curated selection of current Asia and travel-related news stories. Share-worthy pieces on Asia this week: Like so many other things, it seems the Chinese invented…skiing? 11 spots in Thailand we’d hazard you’d rather be right now… Sydney may be the perfect vacation […]