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China Fake Towns

Why China's Homeowners Want To Live In Fake Paris

Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.27.2014 | Home
Bianca Bosker

Outsiders tend to dismiss these theme-towns as tacky architectural abominations, but for the Chinese homeowners living there, they are like portals to an upgraded lifestyle. These homes are enviable status symbols and places to enjoy Western comforts without living abroad.

This Is Not Where You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.14.2013 | Travel

Take a look at the photos below. You know this place, right? This is Thames Town. It's got quaint rowhouse-lined cobblestone streets... And...