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News Roundup for January 6, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

We've got the news blues.

Top 8010(!) Reasons to Visit XI'AN

Sharon Hoge | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

The extraordinary display of 8000 Terra Cotta Warriors posed in formation to protect the first Chinese emperor in his afterlife is customarily the #1 reason tourists visit Xi'an.

Celebrating This Year of China - US Tourism

Sharon Hoge | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Climbing the Great Wall for Friendship According to proclamations of both President Obama and Chinese President Xi, 2016 has been declared the China-...

This Artist Is Challenging Selfie Culture With Body Paint and Famous Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel

Well this takes blending in with your surroundings to a whole new level. New York-based artist and photographer Trina Merry's travel photos are unlik...

There's ANOTHER Great Wall

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel

Standing thousands of miles long, the Great Wall Of China is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with over 10 million visitors each y...

The Great Wall View You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel

Welcome to the seaside area of the Great Wall of China. This wonder has intrigued us in many ways over the years. Remember that time Justin Bieber ...

9 Amazing Places You'll Want To Hurry Up And Visit Because You're Dying

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.01.2014 | Comedy

Whoa, you don't look so hot. Like, maybe you're on the verge of death. But wait! There are a lot of amazing places in the world you MUST see! W...

This View From The Great Wall Is Breathtaking

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

If you haven't made a trip to the Great Wall of China, you're missing out on one of the most impressive sites -- and some of the most impressive views...

A Walk On China's Great Wall And A Chaser

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I didn't like the donkey meat, but our driver did. The corn cake dusted with sugar and sprinkles went down fine as did a bottle of beer big enough to swab down a mighty portion of the wall.

Robots Making Presence Felt At China's Factories

Reuters | Don Durfee | Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

By Don Durfee BAODING, China (Reuters) - The giant orange robotic arms that swiftly weld together car frames at the Great Wall Motors f...

Great Haul: Couple Cleans Litter From China's Tourist-Friendly Wall

Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel

A Chinese couple has spent more than a decade cleaning up tourist litter at the Great Wall of China, working alongside each other to carry out the hun...

I'll Run the World Someday

Winnie So | Posted 10.18.2011 | Travel
Winnie So

For me, mixing travel with running is a great training motivator. So as a way to kick-start my marathon training after a knee injury, I decided to come up with my list of dream race destinations.

Hiking the Great Wall and the Chinese Landscape: A Trip With the Beijing Hikers (PHOTOS)

An Xiao Mina | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
An Xiao Mina

2011-04-21-chinahikers.jpgI'm hiking with the Beijing Hikers, a local organization that, true to its name, leads trips into the surrounds of China's Northern Capital.

10 Geeky Facts About The World's Most Famous Places

Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel

For some people trivia isn't just a game, it's a way of life. Stat junkies and info nerds alike spend hours finding new minute details about places ar...

Obama Tours China's Great Wall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP) BEIJING President Barack Obama absorbed history's expanse Wednesday from atop the Great Wall of China, a manmade wonder of such enormity that Oba...

Forget The Forbidden City -- IKEA Is The New Go-To Beijing Spot To Hang Out

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With no plans one Saturday, Zhang Xin told his wife, son and mother to wear something smart and hop into the family sedan. He could have taken them to...

Great Wall Of China Missing Pieces Show Wall Longer Than Originally Thought

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Great Wall of China is even greater than once thought, after a two-year government mapping study uncovered new sections totalling about 180 miles,...

Five China Myths to Watch and Listen for During the Olympics

Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess

We debunk five enduring myths about China, most of which linger because they are partly true while still being misleading, and some of which are kept alive by Chinese and foreign commentators alike.

Getting in Shape to Watch the Olympic Games: A Five-Week Plan for the Intellectually Curious Mouse Potato

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Assuming that people heading to Beijing have already been getting ready mentally, this regimen is for those who want to be informed consumers of Olympic broadcasts.