The times of the Empress Dowager Tz'u-Hsi are long finished.She was a powerful and charismatic woman who unofficially but effectively controlled the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China for 47 years, from 1861 to her death
The shape, size, stretch and type of hair in the brush, the color and density of the ink, as well as the absorptive speed and surface texture of the paper are the main physical parameters influencing the final result. Th
Many ancient monuments stand in pristine condition, and one such historic site is the Summer Palace. Just outside this 260-year-old World Heritage site resides Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing. Amanresorts' new city-based
In traditional Chinese philosophy , CHI or Qi, is the universal force that governs well-being and personal vitality. For people to maintain good health, it is believed that CHI must flow freely within the body and when b
Brewing methods of Chinese tea are closely related to everyday life. On this huge piece of land called China, 1.3 billion people use more than a couple of brewing methods to get their teas done.
China World Summit Wing, Beijing launched its spring and summer menu collection at the Grill 79, the highest restaurant in Beijing, which opened last August and has become one of the city’s leading dining destinations
Located on the top floors of the capital’s latest landmark, the China World Tower, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts was pleased to announce on August 201o the opening of China World Summit Wing Hotel in Beijing.
A masterly Peking Duck, a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era, now considered one of China's national foods and a Giant Grouper, the largest bony fish, known as " the King go Group
Originally built in 1750 by the emperor Qianlong to celebrate his mother's birthday, The Summer Palace was used at the time as a pleasure garden for emperors and empresses.Appraised as the most perfectly preserved
Completed in 1420, this magnificent temple was considered the meeting point of Earth and Heaven. For 500 years it hosted the emperors' sacrifices and prayers for a good harvest at the winter solstice.
Once the residence of a noble Beijing family, this 200-year old property has been lovingly redesigned by Jehanne and Liu and brought to life in order to satisfy a thirst for the real Beijing experience. From the entranc
Veronica Etro's body-conscious line and her killer velvet evening dresses, are to die for this season. Paisley flair from distant land , maybe Mongolia? I am in !
A handsome and tall man, with a green khaki cap receives us warmly. For a few minutes , impressed by the unexpected artistic oasis in the heart of a hutong, we are unable to sit. The beautiful South American woman, bri