Yunnan has long been one of China's most appealing and popular travel destinations, but few English-language guidebooks have focused exclusively on the province. Guidebook publishers such as Lonely Planet and Rough Guide have produced southwest China.
The biggest hotel event in Paris this year will be the long-delayed (or "much-anticipated") reopening of the Hotel Ritz. Closed - for its first significant renovations since the 1970s - in August 2012, this historic property was originally due to be.
I couldn't leave without purchasing a recording of the music that could transport me back to Lijiang over and over again. The area is difficult to navigate on your own. I traveled on an Abercrombie & Kent itinerary with the warmest expert guide , Gerald.
There are 14 Buddhist monasteries that dot the valley and the mountainsides. The devotion of the people to their ancient ways remains solid as they honor the Dali Lama in this unique form of Buddhism. Few visitors have penetrated this place, where there.
“Sometimes the food is so good, I cry a little,” says chef Simone Tong, thinking back to the research trip she took through China's Yunnan province before opening Little Tong Noodle Shop, a sunny corner restaurant in Manhattan's East Village devoted.
taken to the Yunnan cities of Kunming, Dali and Lijiang , above, with reliable public transportation links and numerous lodging and dining options where English is understood. Kunming, the provincial capital, has excellent hotels, restaurants and.
I want more people sharing stories of Chinese food, so I embarked on a three-month solo research trip through Yunnan province before opening my new restaurant, and sought out chefs, restaurants, and culinary experts who would teach me about the local.
quot;I think we have many rather than one type of Yunnanese cuisine, as each ethnic group has passed down over the years, from mother to daughter, different styles of food and cooking," says Aw Hwee Ling, manager and co-owner of the award-winning boutique.
Figueres, a town in Girona province, is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dali, and where he spent most of his life ... or hire a car and drive north to Girona. TIPS • To see everything there is to see in Girona and with time to relax, I recommend.
DALI, China — "I'm sorry," my travel agent's email said ... Thousand Lion Mountain, between Dali and Lijiang to the north, is a popular weekend spot for Chinese families from the surrounding areas. Depending on the trail, 800 to 1,000 stairs lead.
Lijiang River National Park, Guilin Located in southeastern China, this park is renowned for its karsts, limestone cones, cylinders and hills with colorful names like "Elephant Trunk," "Dragon Head" and "Five Fingers", these have inspired countless.