East Asia

East Asia

Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea

Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea

Chinese and Japanese visitors like to drop big bucks while traveling in Korea, but what do they tend to buy while they’re here? According to a survey conducted by the Korea Chamber of Commerce and reported by YTN, Chinese visitors go for cosmetics, while Japanese tourists make a beeline for dried seafood. Of the 300 […]

Kashgar tourism affected by attacks

Kashgar tourism affected by attacks

KASHGAR, Xinjiang – Rouzwaikam, a handicraft seller, sat with a bored look Thursday noon in front of his stall on a street behind the Id Kah Mosque, the largest mosque in China and a must-see for tourists in Kashgar. The usually busy street aroused no excitement in him that day because he expected most shoppers, […]

The Great Wall

The Great Wall

The Great Wall of China, one of the most awe-inspiring man-made projects in the world, lies across the northern part of China like a great sleeping dragon, winding its way through China’s vast northern territory. With a history of over 2,500 years, the Great Wall attracts visitors from all over the world. In 1987, the […]