Posts Tagged ‘ Great Wall ’

China treasures

Feb 15th, 2015 | By

Heading to China to usher in the Year of the Sheep? Former China resident, Kaye Holland, has the low-down on the destinations you mustn’t miss while in the Middle Kingdom

I love London, so why did I leave? (Part five)

May 15th, 2013 | By

Kaye loves London, so why did she leave? Read the fifth part of her story exclusively on CD-Traveller

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.

Postcard from Beijing… no 11

Aug 31st, 2011 | By

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

The Best of Beijing: part 2

Nov 9th, 2010 | By

From bars to blockbuster sights, CD Traveller helps you plan your trip to the world’s hottest destination

Touring out of Beijing

Sep 7th, 2009 | By

For those wishing to explore further a field from the main city of Beijing then the obvious choice has to be the Great Wall of China. Our journey out included a stop at the Cloisonné Factory where one can see some of the most brilliantly crafted enamel on copper work in the world. The factory is some what archaic like stepping back into the early 1900’s and sadly the workers are not the highest paid considering the stunning work they turn out. The process is complex but basically thin copper wire shapes or forms are painstakingly glued on to say a plain copper bowl to eventually for intricate patterns and designs.