China – The Narrowest Town in the World

China – The Narrowest Town in the World

CHINA The Narrowest Town in the World Often referred to as the world’s smallest metropolis, Yanjin County is tucked between mountains and runs alongside the Nanxi River in Yunnan Province.   When viewing the county from above, people find it impossible to...
China – Entry rules may ease

China – Entry rules may ease

CHINA Entry rules may ease The Chinese government has issued draft regulations that aim to bolster tourism along its border and make it easier for some foreigners to enter China. According to a draft policy document released by China’s Ministry of Culture and...
China – Towards Tibet

China – Towards Tibet

CHINA Towards Tibet: The Xining – Lhasa Train   Stretching from Xining in Qinghai Province, cutting across the barren grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau and mounting the foreboding winter fairyland of the Kunlun Mountains before arriving in Lhasa, the...
China – Shanghai Tower

China – Shanghai Tower

CHINA Shanghai Tower: 632 metres-high This 128-story, 632-metre-high skyscraper in Shanghai is the world’s third-tallest building. It shares the record (along with the Ping An Finance Center) of having the world’s highest observation deck within a building...
China-Tibet Train Link

China-Tibet Train Link

CHINA China-Tibet Train Link For the first time, travellers in Tibet can enjoy the area’s mountainous views at high-speed. A 435-kilometre (250-mile) rail line connecting Tibetan capital Lhasa with the city of Nyingchi in China entered into service on June 25,...