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With a mix of European and Chinese culture, unique sights and rich history, Tianjin ticks all the boxes for a brief but brilliant getaway

If you’re seeking a detox from the big city, a stay in the hometown of Confucius makes a wise choice

The once-sleepy ancient town in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province has become a magnet for stressed-out urbanites – but travelers can now get a taste of the good life too

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A mix of modern and old, plus great food, the southern business hub has something for everyone

Car-free Gulangyu offers a fragrant and musical break from big-city life, if not from the crowds

It’s all too easy to get distracted by Hong Kong’s malls and skyscrapers, but its islands, beaches and old architecture are equally rewarding