China Tourism

Photo: Pedro Szekely, Terracotta Warriors Spotlight on travel and tourism in China Tourism PortalsChina National Tourist OfficeChina National Tourism Association (CNTA) Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.china.org.cn/travel/ – @chinaorgcnchinatravelnews.com – @traveldailycnDestination China – Lonely Planet HeadlinesChina’s Tropical Treasures – Adam Worcester/Transitions Abroad WikipediaChina National Tourism Administration Planeta.com

China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai Wikipedia: China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan …

China Links

China Flag Links related to China presented in somewhat random fashion: TimeCurrent time in BeijingChina Standard Time HeadlinesChina’s Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created. Was it worth it?https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/12/07/a-preview-of-your-chinese-futureIconic buildings: China’s Hanging MonasteryWorking with an Environmental NGO in China – Transitions AbroadChina’s biodiversity declines as human demands growChina Living Planet Report – …

Tanabata

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Tanabata (Japanese: たなばた or 七夕, meaning “Evening of the seventh”), also known as the Star Festival (星祭り Hoshi matsuri), is a Japanese festival originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival. Elsewhere on the Webcoara.or.jp/~mieko/hoshi.htmtanabatalosangeles.org Embedded Tweets Photos WikipediaTanabata Planeta

Hong Kong Links

Hong Kong Flag Links related to Hong Kong presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How Hong Kong cleaned up its toxic harbour Abandoned Hong Kong Hotels Go Into Survival Mode as Virus Fallout Spreads Hong Kong’s Protest Movement and the Fight for the City’s Soul – New Yorker https://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/24/hong-kong-elections-china-disaffection-073456 https://www.dezeen.com/2017/07/21/video-wending-fanrong-hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Closing time How Hong Kong’s …

Beijing

Photo: Mark, Pegrum, Bird’s Nest Spotlight on Beijing (北京市), China Google Maps goo.gl/maps/VCcGKa3wubXsH75o9 Time Current time in Beijing Birding birdingbeijing.com – @BirdingBeijing Flickr Beijing Community Planeta.com China China Links Asia Cities

Wild China

China Flag Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild China – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Wildlife China’s rich and abundant flora and fauna is attributed to its diverse climate and geography. China is home to giant panda, Siberian tiger, Yangtze …

Kunming

Photo: Merryly Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP in October 2020. Our spotlight on this city. Kunming is the capital and the largest city of Yunnan province. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sYwcC1LC49zqCX3u5 City Parks Jindian (Golden Temple Park) Photos Wikipedia Kunming Yunnan Planeta.com China 15th Biodiversity COP (2021) Cities

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/jiYkkoftY9ejQw3c8 Headlines Photos: What Hong Kong’s hundreds of thousands of protesters want now – Quartz Drone Film – Mariana …

Wuhan

Photo: Evernory Spotlight on Wuhan, China Wikipedia: Wuhan (simplified Chinese: 武汉; traditional Chinese: 武漢) is the capital of Hubei province, People’s Republic of China. It is the largest city in Hubei and the most populous city in Central China, with a population of over 11 million, the ninth most populous Chinese city, and one of …