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/*By Teresa Kuo*/   Our family typically travels outside of China for vacations, but this past season we chose to stay and explore what the Middle Kingdom has to offer.    My family of four packed in a lot during our one-week trip visiting Yunnan (“cloud south”) Province. Located in Southwest China, the area is known for mountains, blue skies, clean air, and of course its namesake – clouds. It takes almost four hours to fly directly from Shanghai to Kunming (the most convenien...

/*By Lisa M. Mulvey*/   The largest city in the Pacific Northwest is divided into 18 unique districts, boasts no less than two dozen museums, has over 5,500 acres of parkland, a nine-acre historic public market and lays claim to title of the “Center of the Universe.” It’s no wonder no one sleeps in Seattle! With seven-year-old triplets in tow and only a few days to explore, my husband and I considered two options. One: embrace the most heavily caffeinated population in America and...

Okinawa (translation: "rope in the open sea") is a beautiful string of islands 640 kilometres sou...

Shanghai is no doubt a foodie's paradise--world-class restaurants, comforting soups and dumplings, ...

Beidahu is located up in the heart of the mountains of Northeast China in Jilin Province. This rela...

The Harbin Ice Festival has been going on annually for about 18 years, and is now one of the biggest in the world. It’s made up of three snow and ice sculpture parks, and runs from January 5th to February 25th (for 2017). Harbin was a sleepy fishing village until 1897 when Russians settled and built what is now known as the Trans-Siberian Railway. A visit here is an interesting way t...

Living in Shanghai brings a whole new world right to our doorsteps.* City Weekend Parents & Kids* rounds up ten of our favorite hotels, all within a three-hour drive or flight of Shanghai. ...

Zhoe Zhang explores the lakeside town of Pokhara, the launch pad for treks into the mighty Himalayas. Here are her suggestions on what to do, see, and eat there.   ...

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