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Watch on YouTube A stunning drone perspective showcasing the country's most beautiful landscapes and cityscapes.


Joseph Campbell on Wu Wei

The great mythologist explains the Chinese Taoist concept of wu wei (non-doing).

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Ancient China

This well-researched 8-part series — part of Rob Monaco’s Podcast History of our World collection — provides an excellent introduction to the co...

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Walking the Great Wall of China

It took 508 days for three friends to complete the first trek along the entire length of the ancient structure, well over 8000 kms. They finally reach...

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China's Original Postcard Landscape

At 270 miles long, the Lijiang is not one of China’s mighty waterways. Yet it looms large in the national imagination, thanks to a breathtaking 52-mile stretch of river between the southwestern cities of Guilin and Yangshuo. The landscape inspired countless artists and writers of the Tang dynasty, more than a thousand years ago, and continues to awe locals and visitors alike. Learn more in this video by Jungles in Paris. Runtime: 2 min.

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The Bling Dynasty

There is an army of Western luxury-lifestyle purveyors coming to teach the Chinese how to act rich. By Devin Friedman.

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Photos: Inside China’s unknown mega-city

Tim Franco, a Paris-born photographer now based in Shanghai, has spent the past five-plus years documenting the intense change that urbanization has ...

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A French Wine From China? This $300 Bottle Is the Real Thing

The company behind the famous name, Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), is now the producer of a world-class wine made entirely in China; its est...

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