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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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Designer travel inspirations: Haizhen Wang

By Faris Mustafa and Jane Dunford, Monday, February 17, 2014

Growing up in China and now based in London, Haizhen Wang was the winner of the prestigious Fashion Fringe award 2012. Here he shares some of the places that inspire his work

Tags: Shopping, fashion, design, places, inspiration

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