Published in Higher View April 2015 Issue #10:
When you boast around 3,500 years of history, visitors have big expectations. But even before you get to those famed Terracotta Warriors, you’ll be amazed by the treasures of Xi’an
At first glance Chengdu looks like a lot of other Chinese cities, rising towards the sky in a futuristic tangle of metal and glass. But hidden amid the skyscrapers are a growing number of neighbourhoods that take their inspiration from China’s imperial past.