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Hot list 2015: the best beaches

Monday, December 1, 2014

Swim, dive or simply laze on these exceptional bays, chosen by the experts

Tags: destinations, 2015, hot-list, places, where-to-go, countries, cities, new-year

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The best place in the world to...

By Simon Usborne, Friday, September 5, 2014

meet an alien, become a millionaire, get hitched or simply do nothing

Tags: Global, trends, destinations, culture, people, society

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City hot spots: U37 Creative Warehouse, Chengdu

By Patrick Hutchinson, Wednesday, September 3, 2014

What was once a drab, sprawling storage facility for Chengdu hospitals on South Third Street, Shuinianhe, beside Niuwangmiao station on the city's new metro line, has become a vibrant and eclectic pocket alley for creative spaces

Tags: Chengdu, city-hot-spot, cities, shops, bars, restaurants, studios

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Author Jung Chang: five hidden gems of China's Sichuan Province

By Lucy Thackray, Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The author of best-selling autobiography Wild Swans describes some of her favourite lesser-known spots to soak up the culture and history of her native Sichuan region

Tags: China, Sichuan-Province, sightseeing, things-to-do

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China's golf courses

By Dan Washburn, Saturday, June 21, 2014

The authorities regard golf as delinquent and bourgeois. So why are there so many tees in China? Dan Washburn investigates

Tags: Curious,

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10 of the world's most scenic marathons

By Harriet Letherbarrow, Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Not all marathons are run on concrete and follow a city circuit

Tags: Adventure-blog, sport, active, running, marathons, global

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Five essential Chengdu dining experiences

By Julia Buckley, Sunday, May 18, 2014

From private kitchens to intestine soup from a Jinli street vendor

Tags: food-and-drink, China, Chengdu, restaurants, street-food,

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A stylish guide to Beijing

By Ping He, Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Designer Ping He takes us on a shopping, eating and dancing tour of her second home, Beijing

Tags: shopping, fashion, restaurants, bars, Beijing, guide, China

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12 of the world's coolest festivals

By Ianthe Butt, Thursday, April 24, 2014

Big names, iconic venues, far-flung destinations

Tags: Culture, festivals, Australia, Hong-Kong, India, Japan, UK, USA

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20 of the world's coolest shops

By Harriet Walker, Thursday, February 20, 2014

Harriet Walker sources the best burgeoning boutiques and full-on shopping empires in cities from London to Moscow to Beijing and beyond

Tags: Shopping, shops, fashion, style, cities,

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