Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Letter from London: Chinese New Year celebrations abound

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

Each month Jane Egginton brings us her letter from London. This month, Jane gives us the low-down on London’s plans to mark Chinese New Year



Where the experts holiday: Alan Locher, marketing & PR director at On Location tours

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By

On Location’s Alan Locher on Amsterdam, China and Boston’s best kept secrets



Tianjin treats

Nov 27th, 2011 | By

The 274 room, 36 suite St Regis Tianjin has just opened in the Heping district of Tianjin – Beijing’s port city neighbour. CD-Traveller tells you how to get the most of out the maritime city, regardless of whether you have one day or four.



Why do one way tickets cost the same, if not, more than return tickets?

Oct 6th, 2011 | By

As regular readers of CD-Traveller will know, I recently returned from a stint in China. As I am not going back to Beijing, I only needed a one way flight rather than a return, but was put off purchasing a single ticket when I discovered that it cost almost as much as a round trip.



Beijing commuters’ hell is nothing compared to that of Londoners

Oct 3rd, 2011 | By

When I left Beijing to return to the Motherland last month, there were many things I expected to miss about China’s dynamic (and in my mind, most dazzling) city – shopping and the sensational street food, being just two examples. But I never thought I’d find myself not only missing, but positively pining for Beijing’s subway system.



The world’s most romantic spots

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, lets us in on the world’s most romantic spots



What’s hot: September 2011, part two

Sep 19th, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. It’s a good month for Brazil and British Airways, while fans of Star Trek are also celebrating



Postcard from Beijing: no 12

Sep 11th, 2011 | By

News and views from CD Traveller’s China correspondent



Regent Street becomes a playground of style for Vogue Fashion’s Night Out

Sep 8th, 2011 | By

Tonight Regent Street retailers, together with other retailers, restaurants and bars from major international cities, are embracing late night shopping, culinary experiences and entertainment. Over 40 of the Regent Street retailers, bars and restaurants, are taking part in the Vogue Fashion’s Night Out and most of the shops will remain open until 11pm offering customers a relaxed evening to enjoy the new collections. Participating flagship brands include Anthropologie (a favourite of Michelle Obama and Kelly Brook), Banana Republic, Jaeger, Armani Exchange, Penhaligon’s, Calvin Klein, Karen
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Postcard from Beijing… no 11

Aug 31st, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on why staycations in Beijing aren’t so bad



Five things to do in Hainan

Aug 29th, 2011 | By

What was once hailed as the ‘gate of hell’ is now known as China’s tropical gem. CD Traveller gives you the lowdown on five things to do in the ‘Hawaii of the east’



What’s hot: August 2011

Aug 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Machu Picchu and Mr&Mrs Smith are generating a buzz for all the right reasons but the same can’t be said of school holidays and the dismal Euro exchange rate



Beijing after dark

Jul 30th, 2011 | By

Thanks to a slew of trendy new bars and fine restaurants, Beijing has been stealing the spotlight from its southern sibling, Shanghai. So don’t hit the road as soon as you’ve had your fill of the Forbidden City, for the fun continues even after dark



Ancient wisdom part two

Jul 28th, 2011 | By

In recent years, traditional Chinese medicine has become an increasingly popular and widely accepted form of alternative medicine. Kaye Holland reports on the rise of this ancient system of medicine



Ancient wisdom

Jul 27th, 2011 | By

In recent years, traditional Chinese medicine has become an increasingly popular and widely accepted form of alternative medicine. CD Traveller reports on the rise of this ancient system of medicine



Postcard from Beijing… no 10

Jul 10th, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on the perils of being blonde in Beijing



Postcard from Beijing… no 9

Jun 16th, 2011 | By

Our Beijing correspondent on life in the Chinese capital



Beijing’s gourmet ambitions

May 28th, 2011 | By

With the recent arrival of Nobu Beijing, China’s capital is fast becoming a discerning foodie’s paradise. CD Traveller speaks to four of Beijing’s best chefs about the rise of fine dining in Beijing



Postcard from Beijing… no 8

May 12th, 2011 | By

Our Beijing correspondent on the problems facing the capital’s vegetarians



Postcard from Beijing… no 7

Apr 10th, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on the hurdles facing Beijing’s disabled



What’s hot: April

Apr 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Hong Kong hits new heights with the opening of the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong while London looks to welcome an influx of passengers ahead of the Royal Wedding on April 29



The Album: Cathy Winston

Mar 28th, 2011 | By

Freelance travel writer, Cathy Winston, takes us on a tour of her five favourite destinations



Postcard from Beijing… no 6

Mar 25th, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on how internet dating is catching on among Beijing’s wired generation



Island life

Mar 20th, 2011 | By

Keep it under your hat, but there’s more to China than the Temple of Heaven and Terracotta Warriors. CD Traveller discovers the island oasis of Hainan



Island life

Mar 14th, 2011 | By

Keep it under your hat, but there’s more to China than the Temple of Heaven and Terracotta Warriors. CD Traveller discovers the island oasis of Hainan



Where the experts holiday: Nguyen Minh Tuan (Johnny)

Mar 5th, 2011 | By

Nguyen Minh Tuan, The Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa’s marketing & communications manager, tells CD Traveller why he loves Hong Kong, wants to travel to China and Bali and believes that Vietnam is on the up



Postcard from Beijing… no 5

Feb 18th, 2011 | By

Our China correspondent on the pros and cons of using a guidebook in Beijing



Where the experts holiday: Matthew Jaskol, co-founder of travel website Trekiz.com

Feb 12th, 2011 | By

Matthew Jaskol, co-founder of Trekiz.com – a Beijing based website which allows you to create the China travel experience you really want – on why he is mad about the Middle Kingdom