Free Land Program Highlight: Beijing & the Great Wall Experience

Beijing’s extraordinary past comes alive as you explore some of the world’s most renowned historical sites. Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world and the center of many significant events in China’s history. A 250-acre complex, the Forbidden City is home to some of the most important treasures of China’s imperial past….

Where Will You Go In 2015?

The New Year marks a new beginning. For some, it is the start of a path toward a goal, while for others it is a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. But for many world travelers, the New Year brings into focus one simple question: Where will I go in 2015?…

Explore More: Old meets new in the fascinating hutong neighborhoods of Beijing

By: Terry Ward In the middle of Beijing – not far from the tourist masses that flock to the Forbidden City and the contemporary crush of humanity transiting the city’s endless ring roads – you can walk the quiet narrow streets alongside locals in the world-renowned hutong neighborhoods. Hutongs are the last remaining traditional villages…

Sail, Sip and Savor Beijing, China

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert From its culture to its cuisine, the bounties of Beijing beckon. One of the greatest ancient capitals, it is home to some of the finest remnants of China’s imperial past. Welcome to the land of exotic mystery where dynasties, temples, tombs and tea houses prevail.  Its history is alluring…