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Beijing

Wordly Stages

Beijing|Art & Culture

Wordly Stages...

The completion of the National Center for performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing marked not only a major architectural achievement , but was also a reflection of China 's enhanced strength in the cultural field.

July 4, 2012 View...
25 Meters Lap

Beijing|Spa & wellness

Retreat of Indulgence...

If you consider coming to the Aman at Summer Palace in the middle of the Winter, you will get got yourself the best deal as most people believe that Summer is the high season. What they don't know is they have the oppo

July 1, 2012 View...

Beijing|People

Modern Empresses...

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

June 28, 2012 View...

Beijing|Art & Culture

Calligraphy Class...

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

June 27, 2012 View...
Summer Palace Oh My!

Beijing|Hotel

Aman at Summer Palace ...

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

June 21, 2012 View...
Chi Jade Massage

Beijing|Spa & wellness

Chi Jade Stone Journey...

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

June 16, 2012 View...

Beijing|Dining & Nightlife

Grill 79 and Atmospher...

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

June 6, 2012 View...
Screaming Opulence

Beijing|Hotel

Screaming Opulence...

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.

June 4, 2012 View...
Opposite Chic Living

Beijing|Hotel

Cinematography Living...

Can someone explain to me why we always need to " get away" to far -away lands and when we reach those lands we still have the need to feel "at home" ? If we need that escape, why we feel so great when we found the p

May 23, 2012 View...
The Wild Wild Wall

Beijing|Art & Culture

The Wild Wild Wall...

t's a misty morning in Beijing when I head to the Peninsula Hotel lobby to meet my guide , Annie to the Great Wall. Adivised to wear shoes with traction , dress warmly and bring waterproofs and plenty of water, I am ra

July 1, 2012 View...

Beijing|Art & Culture

Forbidden City...

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as

July 1, 2012 View...
Peking Duck and Giant Grouper

Beijing|Dining & Nightlife

Peking Duck and Giant ...

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

June 27, 2012 View...
My Exclusive Imperial Walk

Beijing|Attraction

Imperial Promenade...

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

June 22, 2012 View...
Temple of Heaven

Beijing|Art & Culture

Temple of Heaven...

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.

June 18, 2012 View...

Beijing|Design

DuGe Courtyard Boutiqu...

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

June 14, 2012 View...
Liu and Jehanne de Biolley

Beijing|People

Harrison Liu + Jehanne...

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

June 5, 2012 View...

Beijing|Art & Culture

Life in a Hutong...

Hutongs are a type of narrow streets or alleys, most commonly associated with Beijing, China. In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. Many neighbourhoods were for

May 30, 2012 View...
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