Check Out This Titanic Replica Being Built in China

You’ll soon be able to step foot on the Titanic — well, at least a replica of the doomed ship. Oh, and it’ll be located in a river in a landlocked Chinese province. This week, Chinese workers began building a life-size replica of the RMS Titanic, which began construction in 1909 and sunk in 1912. The replica…

Deal Alert: San Francisco to China From $479 Round-Trip

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8 Things Every Teen Should Do in Hong Kong

I’m either in Hong Kong, or I miss it. The city feels like a microcosm of the entire world, and nothing compares to its excitement and energy. There are hundreds of things to keep you busy in Hong Kong, especially when you’re 17. Here’s a look at some of the best teen-friendly activities that keep me looking forward to each family trip here….

China’s Cargo Ship Elevator Can Lift 7 Million Pounds in Just 40 Minutes

We’re used to seeing elevators transport people or smaller cargo items from one level to another — but a mid-dam elevator for cargo ships is a first. On China’s Yangtze River, the controversial Three Gorges Dam is home to the latest engineering marvel, which cuts the time for cargo ships to get past the dam from three hours to…

Deal Alert: San Francisco to Beijing From $478 Round-Trip

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China’s Hottest New Restaurant is Located Inside an Airplane

Airplanes and decent meals have had a long and very complicated relationship. But that didn’t stop businessman Li Yang from dropping roughly $5.2 million to turn a retired Boeing 737 into what he hopes will become a culinary hotspot in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Known as Lily Airways, the plane-turned-eatery — which is located on the Optics…

Deal Alert: Canada to China in Business Class From $1,677 Round-Trip

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Chinese Airlines Expected to Purchase $1 Trillion in Aircraft

There’s no doubt that China’s airline industry is growing. In 2015, three mainland Chinese airports were in the top 20 busiest airports in the world. Along the way, there have been growing pains. Long tarmac delays, flight cancellations and unruly passengers have seemingly become the norm. Reports show just an 68.87% on-time record for Chinese flights in July 2016 — which…

Why You Might Want to Use Uber or Lyft When Traveling Abroad

TPG Contributor Steven Ganeles shares a cautionary tale about what happened to him on a recent trip to China, and why he thinks you should consider using Uber or Lyft as an alternative to local taxis abroad. Public transportation is usually a great way to get around when traveling internationally — it’s cheap, easy to use and tends…

A Sneak Peek of the New Shanghai Disney Resort, Opening This Thursday

TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett gives us a sneak peek of what we can expect to see at the new Shanghai Disneyland theme park and its two new on-site hotels, all part of the new Shanghai Disney Resort opening this Thursday. (All photos courtesy of the Shanghai Disney Resort). Disney fans, rejoice! The sixth Disney Resort — now the second-largest…