Travel


Tibetan Buddhist temples highlight sacred mountain

There is a saying among Chinese Buddhists that a pilgrimage to Mount Wutai is worth 500 years of practice, which underscores the sacred status of the mountain in the history of Buddhism....

February 13, 2019, Wednesday


Heavenly fare for vegetarians

As a Buddhist sacred site, Mount Wutai hosts many vegetarian restaurants for pilgrims and other visitors....

February 13, 2019, Wednesday


Zimbabwe train on right economic tracks

Chugging through townships, maize fields and scrubland as the sun rises, Zimbabwe’s only commuter train is cheap and reliable — two qualities that its passengers cherish in a downward-spiralling econo...

February 13, 2019, Wednesday


Conservation efforts to protect finless porpoise pay off

IN an oxbow lake along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, a breathy sigh pierces the surface stillness as one of China’s most endangered animals comes up for a gulp of hazy air. A slick black back ...

January 2, 2019, Wednesday


A look around Harbin

SAINT Sophia Cathedral Built in 1907, Saint Sophia Cathedral is the largest Orthodox church in the Far East. Before being shut down in 1958, the cathedral went through two restorations, making it, according ...

January 2, 2019, Wednesday


The coolest getaway in wintertime tourism

SUN, beaches and palm trees aren’t the only travel allure in wintertime. For those willing to brave the elements for a truly magical getaway, Harbin in northeastern China is the place to head. The 35th ...

January 2, 2019, Wednesday


Heading to the beach and leaving life’s cares behind

WEARY of winter and dreaming about a sunny beach? If you want to go beyond dreaming and plan a getaway, there are a myriad of choices round the world to pick from. To lend a hand, Canada-based Flight ...

December 26, 2018, Wednesday


Take a bird’s-eye view of the Chinese landscape’s natural beauty below

A busy 2018 is approaching its end. Now’s the time to sit back and relax. Going back to nature is definitely a good way to get rid of the stress built up through the year. With vast territories and abundant ...

December 26, 2018, Wednesday


Emirates’ Dubai Duty Free anniversary sale

To welcome the upcoming Dubai Shopping Festival and the Dubai Duty Free’s 35th anniversary sale, Emirates has launched its winter fares to Dubai....

December 19, 2018, Wednesday


United Airlines’ Premium Plus gives you more room

United Airlines’ newest premium seating, United Premium Plus is on sale on select international flights starting March 30, 2019....

December 19, 2018, Wednesday




 

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