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Sampling village lifein a mountain setting

Having a grand tour during summer vacation has been a family tradition since I was a toddler....

December 5, 2018, Wednesday


Golden Pharoah ancient treasures go on a world tour

Four decades after the boy pharaoh caused a sensation in the US and Europe, treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun are to tour the world again — many for the first time....

December 5, 2018, Wednesday


Nigerian hills alive with the sound of hikers

The old car number plates still carry the inscription beloved of the people of Plateau State in central Nigeria: “Land of peace and tourism”....

December 5, 2018, Wednesday


Some of the best art in life is about to come free as Louvre opens its doors

The Louvre museum in Paris has announced it will open its doors for free one Saturday night a month to attract younger, less wealthy visitors....

December 5, 2018, Wednesday


The 10-course feast

THE Shanzhou culture laid on a 10-course feast for special occasions such as weddings, funerals, holidays or big get-togethers. The menu included pork, chicken, various vegetables and local mountain specialties ...

November 28, 2018, Wednesday


Where tourists ‘enter villages but see no houses’

THOUSANDS of years ago, Chinese ancestors in what is today the city of Sanmenxia in Henan Province dug huge pits as dwellings. The exact reason for the dikengyuan, or “pit yards,” remains a mystery. The ...

November 28, 2018, Wednesday


Mongolian horse is more than just a way of life

AGULA, a herdsman, couldn’t wait to buy a pickup truck for his horse Ajinai. Next summer, Ajinai will be able to take a ride in the truck to compete in racing events across the grasslands. “Herders only ...

November 28, 2018, Wednesday


China pulls out all stops to protect snow leopards

THE snow leopard (Panthera uncia), one of the world’s most mysterious big cats, is native to the snow-capped mountains in central and southern Asia, inhabiting the Himalayas for 2 million years as a top ...

November 28, 2018, Wednesday


Kung fu and Chinese sword fighting in Prague

PRAGUE is world-famous for its stunning beauty and bohemian atmosphere. Tourists have long flocked to the Czech capital to experience its stunning buildings, imposing bridges and classy boutiques. But ...

November 21, 2018, Wednesday


A museum with a sparkling tale for the public

EDITOR’S note: Museums are the repositories of our accumulation of knowledge, creativity, customs and history. They miniaturize past and present worlds in exhibitions designed to inspire, intrigue, entertain ...

November 21, 2018, Wednesday




 

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