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Beijing Holidays: The Best Things to Do in China’s History-Rich Capital

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March 1 ancient royal palaces of the forbidden city in beijing, china.

Beijing is fast becoming the city that has it all: all the culture you can consume, with never-before-seen technologies that work for your convenience. “Beijing is the Chinese city with the most to discover below the surface,” said English travel blogger Simon Norton in a recent BBC feature. “Good arts and music scenes, bonkers nightlife, historical wonders, ultra-modern business districts, and rickety old alleyway districts.” Those who have spent time...

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Welcome to Whistler: 5 Amazing Wildlife Encounters

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February 20 hoary marmots in whistler

It may be a skier’s paradise, but did you know that Canada’s Whistler is named after its resident marmots (burrowing rodents), which “whistle like deflating balloons?” For decades, the indefatigable resort town has been a magnet for thrill-seekers. It also attracts the occasional celebrity visitor; last year, football legend David Beckham spent quality family time in Whistler and shared his elation—and virgin attempt on the slopes—on social media because “it’s...

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Welcome To Melbourne: The Best Things To Do In This Award-Winning Australian City

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February 3 female tourist in flinders station in melbourne australia

If cities had personalities, Melbourne would be the cool overachiever—in recent years, Australia’s cultural capital has amassed numerous accolades for being ahead of its game. Notably, it has held on to its “World’s Most Liveable City” title for seven years, while other commendations such as “World’s Best Coffee” and “World’s Best Pizza” continue to roll in. “There’s a buzz about the city that keeps bringing the world’s best to enjoy...

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48 Hours in Singapore: Things To Do During CNY 2018

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January 31 chinese new year marina bay singapore

Will your Singapore holidays coincide with the Chinese New Year? If so, this is your chance to usher in the Year of the Dog in one of the Lion City’s most spirited celebrations. Traditionally, Chinese New Year (or “CNY”) is observed for 15 days. As it is based on the Chinese lunisolar calendar, the festival has no fixed date on the Roman calendar although it usually occurs in January and...

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