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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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