One man's mission to revive Kunqu Opera
The Chinese adaptation arrived rather late last year at the Lincoln Center of New York, where a series of celebratory events took place to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare, but American audiences still found the performance ...
Inside Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao – the first luxury resort in China
Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao is part of The Leading Hotels of the World group and consists of 35 villas alongside shared spaces such as The Dining Room, The Private Dining Room, Tapas Bar, Tai Chi room and the Traditional Chinese Medicine consultation desk.
The New Ahn Luh Resort in Zhujiajiao is Gorgeous
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By avocation he's a preservationist and collector of Chinese antiquities, and this resort is testament to the sheer magnitude of his passion. The breathtaking main lobby was once the mansion of a Ming-era provincial official in neighboring Anhui Province.
Shanghai's Zhujiajiao turns on the charm
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A shop vendor inhales deeply on a strange bulbous pipe, his own personal form of retail therapy. We slide through one of the archways of Setting Fish Free Bridge and begin to feel the true ambience and timeless tradition of the water town of Zhujiajiao.
Crossing bridges and quiet contemplation in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai's very own Venice
Crossing bridges and quiet contemplation in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai's very own Venice ... Built during the Ming Dynasty (roughly 400 years ago) and with a history that stretches back 1700 years, it's one of China's best-preserved and prettiest water towns.
10 China Luxury Hotel Openings That Wowed Travelers in 2016
At night, its honeycomb-style LED display puts on a light show for Sanlitun's shoppers, and by day, the hotel plays host to workout junkies in its fifth-floor Green Essence spa and gym, which is operated by another company. Green Essence recently ...
For expats, is Shanghai too Western or too Chinese?
Shanghai, more so than any other Chinese city, is known for its cosmopolitan character and intricate blend of West and East. Though new studies suggest that Shanghai's foreign community has been decreasing in recent years due to socioeconomic reasons, ...
WIN: A Round-Trip Ticket to Chengdu!
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We're teaming up with Thomas Cook China to give you the chance to win one FREE round-trip ticket to Chengdu for Dragon Boat Festival! ... Stroll through beautiful ancient buildings, buy some handmade types of silk and delicious traditional snacks.
Giant bookcase forms centrepiece of Shanghai sales office by Team_Bldg
A solid timber staircase is suspended from one side of a huge double-storey bookcase inside this sales office located on the outskirts of Shanghai. Local architecture studio Team_Bldg designed the building for a site in Zhujiajiao, an ancient ...
China: beyond the Great Wall
As well as taking Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, the itinerary includes a Three Gorges cruise on the Yangtze, a walk through the Delta water town of Zhujiajiao and a boat ride along the River Li through the beautiful karst landscape and rice paddies of ...