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EXPLORING CHINA

China is a country of contrasts. From visiting ancient sites of history to savoring the best flavours, we explore the length and breadth of everything this great nation has to offer through its 7 cities.
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SHANGHAI

Shanghai is not just home to skyscrapers, fine dining restaurants and Disneyland.
Here’s our ultimate guide to China’s coolest city.
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Shanghai, China’s cosmopolitan city of the future

Shanghai is a city of dualities, where night and day reveals sides to the city that are world’s apart. From where to stay, what to see, and where to dine, here is our itinerary for the city.

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Why Shanghai is the fine dining capital of China

The cosmopolitan city is home to some of the world’s most-established restaurants. Here, we share a sneak peek of these fine-dining establishments with you.

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A guide to Shanghai’s best attractions for the time-strapped

From skywalks to ancient gardens, Shanghai is an exemplar of modernism and history. There is an abundance to explore, places to see and things to do.

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The ultimate shopping guide to Shanghai

No trip to Shanghai is complete without shopping. From skyscraping malls to humble shops lining the streets, we’ve rounded up some of the best shopping destinations in the city.

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CHONGQING

There’s more to Chongqing than just hotpot restaurants. We explore the nooks and crannies of this historical municipality from its ancient monuments to river cruises.
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Your itinerary to Chongqing, China’s charming powerhouse

Armed with natural wonders and a rich cultural legacy, Chongqing has plenty to offer any visitor. Here is your itinerary to the city.

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Discover the origins of mala hot pot in Chongqing

Everyone loves mala hotpot, and Chongqing is where the fiery dish was born. Enjoy an eating tour around the city with these authentic mala hotpot destinations.

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5 best destinations in Chongqing – a snapshot of China’s past

Chongqing has established itself as China’s fastest-growing municipality, with its tourism industry growing in tandem. We suss out some of the best things to do in the city.

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Yangtze River

Set sail along the Yangtze River with these premium cruise tours

It’s no easy feat to explore the Yangtze River, but these luxurious cruises make the journey a whole lot easier.

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BEIJING

The capital of China may be a sprawling city, but here’s an intimate look at its top attractions.
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Your itinerary to Beijing

From architecture and culture to dining options and attractions, here’s a guide to everything you need to include in your itinerary when in Beijing.

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Where to savour authentic Beijing cuisine

Experience the diverse landscape of Beijing cuisine at the city’s top restaurants.

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Experience the very essence of China’s culture and history in Beijing

To experience a taste of Beijing’s dynamism, follow our guide to the city’s most important attractions.

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Best Hutong hotels in Beijing

Beijing’s ancient homes gain a new lease of life as traditional hotels. Here are our top picks of the best hutong hotels in the busy metropolis.

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XIAMEN

Xiamen sits just off the South China Sea and is widely recognised as the birthplace of Hokkien culture. We dive into its unique facets and find more than meets the eye.
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Your itinerary to Xiamen

Here’s a guide on the best sights to see, the comfiest beds to rest on, and the tastiest bites to eat in Xiamen.

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Explore the birthplace of Hokkien culinary culture in Xiamen

Discover the most authentic form of Hokkein cuisine with our list of Xiamen’s best restaurants.

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Gulangyu

Check out: Gulangyu, one of China's UNESCO Heritage Sites

This tiny island off the coast of Xiamen offers tranquility and a rich cultural history that is unrivalled anywhere else in China.

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Shantou

Take a detour to Shantou, the heartbeat of the Teochew community

Just three hours away from Xiamen, along the coast of the South China Sea, is the Teochew enclave of Shantou, a thriving city well deserving of a visit.

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CHENGDU

Chengdu’s cultural offerings is like no other. From architecture to food to intricate silk fabrics, here’s an intimate look at all its nuances.
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Your itinerary to Chengdu

From the spiciest dishes that will leave your tongue tingling to catching a glimpse of China's cutest pandas, here’s how to plan your trip to Chengdu.

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Explore Chengdu's spicy cuisine at these famous food streets

If you’re looking for a taste of this spicy culture, check out these food streets in Chengdu for the most authentic bites.

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Explore China’s finest craftsmanship in Chengdu

From embroidery and brocade displays to Chinese opera performances, here are some of the best places in Chengdu to engage with China’s cultural wealth.

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Immerse yourself in Chengdu’s traditional architecture at one these hotels

There’s certainly no better way to experience Chengdu than staying in one of these historic properties.

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SHENZHEN

This business city is booming. We explore all the leisure options and find that there’s more than meets the eye.
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Your guide to Shenzhen, the city where business meets leisure

Though it stands as one of China’s economic powerhouses, Shenzhen is not just all work and no play.

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Best restaurants in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is home to plenty of quality restaurants that span a variety of cuisines, both Eastern and Western.

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Rest and relax like a local at one of these spots in Shenzhen

From family-centred theme parks to new-age bars, we suss out some of the best spots where locals in Shenzhen go to unwind.

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Where to shop in Shenzhen

As giant malls compete with busy market streets and stalls, anything and everything is available in this retail paradise.

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GUANGZHOU

This impressive port city is the cradle of Cantonese culture. We comb the city for the best experiences from wining and dining to slotting in a breather with some of its natural wonders.
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Your itinerary to Guangzhou

From navigating the rich culinary heritage to uncovering its many natural wonders, here’s how to make the best of your time in China’s Cantonese gem.

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Where to try the many facets of Cantonese cuisine around Guangzhou

Explore Guangzhou’s dining scene – the cradle of Cantonese cuisine.

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The nature lover’s guide to Guangzhou

China’s third-largest city is also home to the richness of the nation’s natural wonders.

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Zhuhai

Guide to Zhuhai

Breathe easy in Zhuhai, one of China’s greenest cities with an impressive coastline to boot.

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