Place of Past and Present
Known for its dazzling displays of modernity, China is also home to relics of its ancient past. It’s a country with incredible culture, antiquity, fast-paced living, natural wonders, and staggering metropoles.
It’s a place beloved by adventurers, historians, photographers, writers, and every kind of traveler — a country set apart by a wall that stretches for thousands of miles and a landscape where the advent of cutting-edge technology coexists with rural villages. It’s a land filled with mythology, tradition, and awe-inspiring sights.
China is an adventure.
Plan Your Trip
Visit Hong Kong
Located in southeastern China, Hong Kong is an autonomous territory and former British colony known for its vibrant and diverse cultural scene. It’s a city of striking contrasts, home to deserted beaches, buzzing streets, volcanic landscapes, and the highest number skyscrapers in the world.
Stories from China
Exploring the Litang Horse Festival
Imagine a vast expanse of grassland at 4,000 meters above sea level. Imagine the Khampas, a lively tribe of nomadic warriors, in their festive finery. Imagine horse races, crazy stunts, and traditional song and dance. Imagine a Tibetan version of Woodstock with horses.
Photo Adventures Around China
For Lina, travel is less about the big picture than those small, intimate moments — the spontaneous feelings we experience when we immerse ourselves in life’s exotic and beautiful flashes of brilliance. That’s what she’s trying to capture each time she looks into the viewfinder and settles on a shot.
Brian Benton spent four weeks in China. We caught up with him to hear about his trip to the lesser-traveled city of Dengguan in the Sichuan region. He talked to us about his experience and the making of this video.