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Beijing’s extraordinary Grand Canal

Although few locals realize it, the once powerful Grand Canal is seeing new life in Beijing's suburb of Tongzhou.
Read more… 02 October 2014


Why is there graffiti on the Great Wall of China?

Officials in China have taken an unlikely step to preserve one of the country's most famous ancient monuments.
Read more… 04 September 2014


Cruise ports of call: East Asia for history buffs

Visit Vietnam War tunnels and ancient Hong Kong villages, enjoy Chinese opera and explore Tokyo by bike.
Read more… 05 January 2012


Beijing's once Forbidden City

The former home of China’s emperors, which houses the best-preserved collection of ancient architecture in the country, still exerts a powerful pull on the nation’s psyche.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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