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You’ll Never Guess Where To Find THIS Starwood Hotel

BY NINO MARCHETTI When one thinks of castles, grand visions of centuries old buildings in remote places around Europe often come to mind. Not so is the case though in Dalian, China, which is a popular coastal tourist city almost 290 miles from Beijing. It is here, set amid lush foliage on Lotus Mountain, that […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Speaking Mandarin In China, Maybe You’re Next?

BY WENDY HUNG Even as a native speaker, I can tell you, Mandarin is NOT easy! Especially, for a guy who didn’t grow up speaking it. Leave it to The Zuck to master another impossible. Founder and CEO of Facebook was in Beijing’s renowned Tsinghua University for a 30-minute Q&A, which was meant to be […]

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Live Like A Nomad! 1 Week, 10 MUST Do’s In Xinjiang, China

BY WENDY HUNG Real nomads in Xinjiang have survived centuries of herding cattle, living in tents. Even if you won’t be roadtripping via camels, here’s a list must-do’s in an undiscovered region of China awaiting your inquisitive exploration. 1. Check out the best sunset in the world atop the curving river of Ba Yin Bu Lu Ke […]

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Why You’ll See A Different Take On Street Art In Hong Kong Today

BY TEAM JST If you’ve been living in or traveling to Hong Kong, Taiwan, China or Singapore, you’ve been acquainted with the expression “add oil.” In Chinese writing “加油” is pronounced: jia-yo (in Mandarin) and ga-yau (in Cantonese). The characters literally translate to “add oil” but the expression is commonly used to encourage, to fuel and to inspire […]

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Xinjiang Lookbook: Deep Into The Desert Of Northern China

BY WENDY HUNG It’s no secret that right now isn’t the safest time traveling to Xinjiang, China. In midst of fighting for its independence, Xinjiang Uygur (pronounced: shin-jian wee-gore) autonomous region has been suffering from terror attacks, unrest with protests and a rising death toll. There’s a reason why multiethnic people of Xinjiang are seeking to stand […]

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How Ritz-Carlton Fuels Your Destination Wedding Dreams

BY TEAM JST Wedding planners at The Ritz-Carlton are redefining the art of the wedding atelier by curating artisanal luxury wedding shows fueling the dreams of couples looking for an intimate affair or a lavish dream wedding that would rival royalty. In Asia-Pacific alone, The Ritz-Carlton creates more than 2,000 luxury weddings each year, making The Ritz-Carlton […]

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Will Cell Phone Lanes For Texting Become A Global Trend?

BY TEAM JST In this Chinese city, phone addicts get their own sidewalk lane http://t.co/kpLf0ZTKLZ pic.twitter.com/d622PMSLgK — Steven Millward (@SirSteven) September 15, 2014 “Cell phones, walk in this lane at your own risk, no cell phones.” Yes, there are now cell phone lanes for texting in China, which can be seen at 洋人街 (Westerner Street) in […]

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