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  • Camel treks across the dunes are an attraction at the Xiangshawan theme park in Inner Mongolia's Kubuqi Desert (Getty Images).

    The Inner Beauty of Inner Mongolia

    17 May 2016
    Rolling grasslands, golden deserts, and tributes to its Mongol past are just some of the highlights awaiting travelers in central Inner Mongolia.
  • Puyi (center) posing with a group of dignitaries and officials, circa 1938.

    Changchun’s Echoes of Empire

    14 Mar 2016
    The onetime capital of colonial Manchuria, Changchun is a living museum of Japan’s imperial ambitions in China.
  • Macau: The Story of a Gambling Mecca in Flux

    Making the Most of Macau

    22 Feb 2016
    With casino revenues on the slide in China’s gambling mecca, city officials and developers are looking to win over visitors with non-gaming attracti...
  • Changing Times in Chengdu

    Changing Times in Chengdu

    11 Jan 2016
    Always a draw for its pandas and hotpots, Sichuan’s provincial capital is emerging as a metropolis whose backyard is an incredible part of the count...