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UNIQUE VILLAS AT THE GREAT WALL

At the Great Wall of China not far from Beijing, a surprising collection of villas can be found. Since 2005 upscale hotelier Kempinski is running them as a hotel under the name Commune by the Great [...]

TREEHOUSE WITH SOUTH CHINA SEA VIEWS

If you are looking for something different and exotic, close to nature, a stay in a treehouse might be the answer. Big Beach in the Sky Treehouse in the South China Sea, is built high up in a tamarind tree and offers spectacular sea [...]

BEIJING HIGHRISE HOTEL UP IN FLAMES

A new highrise complex that was to be home to the new Mandarin Oriental Beijing and headquarters of the Central China Television is burning out of control in [...]

BEIJING BIRD’S NEST OPENED

The main venue of the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the Bird’s Nest opened today to host the Race Walking Challenge competitions. [...]

ITALIAN DESIGN FOR SHENZEN AIRPORT

The Italian design firm M Fuksas D has won an international competition for the design of the Bao’an airport of Shenzen City, [...]

THE PENIS RESTAURANT IN BEIJING

Guo-li-zhuang is a fine dining restaurant located in an elegantly restored house in Beijing, China, that is popular with a wealthy and powerful clientele. What makes it quite different is its specialty: Penis [...]

POSTPONE IF PLANNING TRIP TO TIBET!

Unrest and violence in connection with demonstrations in Lhasa, Tibet has caused the American Embassy in Beijing to advice Americans who were planning to travel to Tibet to defer travel at this time. [...]

WORLD’S LARGEST BUILDING OPENED

Today the world’s largest building, Terminal 3 at Beijing’s airport opened its [...]

ONE OF WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDINGS TO BE BUILT IN SHANGHAI?

According to the Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat, one of the world’s tallest buildings will be built in [...]

BIRD’S NEST OF BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008 NEAR COMPLETION

The National Stadium, a.k.a. the Bird’s Nest because of its design, is nearing completion. And this week the lights were switched on inside the facility to allow for the final fine tune of its illuminating facilities. [...]