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  • Writer Lu Xun’s childhood home offers inspiration

    2016-09-19 08:06

    It was an overgrown lot. But it was also so much more. Today, it's an immortal icon.

  • Study: Organic wine tastes better

    2016-09-17 09:10

    It's official, organic wine (made from grapes grown without pesticides, fungicides or any other artificial fertilisers) does taste better than non-organic wine.

  • The truth about coconuts: Superfood or fatty fad?

    2016-09-17 09:10

    When early European explorers tossed a few coconuts on-board for the journey back from the tropics, they could scarcely have imagined what they were starting. Today we are obsessed with all things coconut. It's the food fad that just won't quit.

  • Terroir by the glass

    2016-09-17 09:08

    Few people would have the nerve to ask a former three-star Michelin chef to eat dirt.

  • Chain eateries are bringing local Hangzhou specialties everywhere

    2016-09-17 09:59

    If you weren't hanging out with G20 leaders recently, you don't have to miss out on what they might have eaten. In fact, you don't really have to be in Hangzhou to enjoy the culinary traditions of Zhejiang's provincial capital. Two popular eateries that started there, Green Tree and Grandma's Home, have grown into huge networks with outlets in many Chinese cities.

  • Center contains a wealth of advice for newly arrived

    2016-09-16 09:52

    Located in the bustling part of Seoul, the Myeong-Dong Tourist Information Center is the first place you should visit before you start to explore the city.

  • Cultural riches in shopping hub

    2016-09-16 09:52

    Seoul is a city filled with cultural heritage, delicious food, and is more than just a shopping destination for cosmetics

  • Do you dare try these weird mooncakes

    2016-09-13 13:55

    As Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, you might have bought many mooncakes. If you have had enough of conventional flavored mooncakes, these odd ones might result in something different and new, if not something that tastes good.

  • Soul of Spain

    2016-09-13 07:21

    On a recent visit to Hangzhou, we were pleasantly surprised to discover La Pedrera - a Spanish restaurant with an impressive wine list.

  • Healthy mooncake on offer

    2016-09-13 07:21

    As the Mid-Autumn Festival arrives this week, mooncakes are now hot sellers, with some interesting trends.

  • Chile serves up lamb from 'the end of the world'

    2016-09-13 07:21

    Lamb lovers will have a field day soon - a field week, even - when the Chilean embassy sponsors its annual gastronomic week at a Beijing hotel.

  • Changing perceptions of outbound Chinese tourists

    2016-09-12 07:55

    Independent travelers are usurping group tours.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.