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World NowThere’s no Mandarin word for “staycation,” but after this week’s holiday horror stories -– day-long traffic jams, heaps of trash and restaurateurs gouging customers -- the concept may take off soon in China....
The famous terra cotta warriors of China have grown in numbers, with excavators saying that they have recently unearthed more than 100 clay figures at the site near the city Xi'an in the Shaanxi province. Since the discovery of the site in 1974,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, UNESCO, China, Museums, News Agency
THE BEST WAY TO BEIJING From LAX, nonstop service to Beijing is offered on Air China, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on All Nippon, JAL, United, Korean, American, China Eastern, Delta, Asiana, EVA and China Airlines. Restricted...
Trying to eat a warm, doughnut-size meat pie from Beijing Pie House with any sort of decorum is a real challenge. They're probably best consumed leaning over a huge plate or the kitchen sink, because the garlicky juices spurt out in every direction the...
Tags: Beijing (China), Pasta, Soups, Hamburgers, Pies and Tarts
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCHINA Women, let's walk Strap on your walking shoes. An 11-day trip that caters to the female traveler devotes a full day to wandering the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven and another full day to hiking the Great Wall. Also on the agenda: a...
The following is a story Nora Groves wrote about her trip for the newsletter of the Southern California Chapter of Families With Children From China. This summer I went to China!! China is so beautiful. I didn't know it was going to be so pretty and so...
Times Staff Writer"Is that your mom?" The puzzled second-grader looked from my face to my daughter's, back to mine and then again to my child's — struggling to reconcile my pale features and blond hair with Nora's tawny skin, dark brown mane and almond-shaped eyes....
Tags: Hair and Nails, Arts and Culture, Infants, Defense, Children
Times Staff WriterTOURS TO CHINA: Among those offering China packages are the following. Fares are based on double occupancy: China Focus is promoting its 12-day "Historic China" tour for a base price of $999 for the next available departure date, March 7. The March 21,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBEIJING -- Vast numbers of Beijing residents, defying the government's martial-law orders, continued to hold the People's Liberation Army at bay on the outskirts of the Chinese capital this morning. Hundreds of thousands of people swarmed through...
As Ken Budd was turning 40, his father died of a heart attack. After the author heard from countless people about what an impact his father had made on their lives, he began to question his own purpose in the world. He began to do volunteer work and spent...
Tags: Coney Island, Authors, Heart Attack, Trips and Vacations, Kenya
She was walking down the street in Monrovia, Liberia, feeling angry. Then she and her friends heard singing. And it was gospel music. And they followed the sound right into a church. "It sounded like a Baptist church choir, just like home,"...
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