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'Urban explorers' time-travel through Berlin's lost places

With its deserted bunkers, abandoned barracks and ghostly hospital ruins, Berlin is a magnet for urban explorers who seek out abandoned places and time-travel through the German capital's Cold War past.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 19:35:31

US-French museum to offer night on Orient Express

Visitors to a rail museum in France's Burgundy region, the brainchild of US entrepreneur Gregory Marshall, will have a chance to spend a night on the legendary Orient Express.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 19:35:31

'Seize the moment'

High-kicking dancers are enthralling full houses again at the Moulin Rouge and art lovers are swarming the Louvre as Paris enjoys a tourism revival after plummeting numbers brought on by terror attacks.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 19:35:30

Amazing canyon scenery in NW China's Gansu

Photo taken on Aug. 2, 2017 shows the Pingshanhu Canyon in Zhangye City, northwest China's Gansu Province. The canyon is located 25 km from Ganzhou District of Zhangye City, and is a scenic spot along the ancient Silk Road.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 9:14:21

People play with water to cool off in China's Yunnan

People play with water to cool off at the Puzhehei scenic spot in Qiubei County, Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Wenshan, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 3, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/4 9:10:18

Dolphin training in NW China's Shaanxi

Dolphins performs under the instruction of trainers at Qujiang Polar Ocean Park in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 2, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 9:45:09

Scenery of Rongan County attracts tourists in summer

Tourists walk on a glass-made plank road built along a cliff at Shimen Xianhu Scenic Area in Rongan County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 1, 2017. The beautiful natural scenery of Rongan County attracts lots of tourists during this summer vacation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 9:42:46

A glance at Inner Mongolia's better ecosystem

A total of 30 billion yuan ($4.47 billion) had been invested to protect the ecosystem of grassland in the region from 2011 to 2016. How have the efforts translated into a greener land there? Here is a look.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 11:33:30

Hot air balloon event held in China's Ningxia

People prepare hot air balloons before flying during a test flight at Baijitan national desert park at Lingwu City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous region, July 30, 2017. The hot air balloon event was open to the public on Monday and 32 hot air balloons from different areas of China took part in the event.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 9:45:42

New air route links Shanghai, Xi'an, Shigatse

A new air route linking Shanghai, Xi'an and Shigatse, the second largest city in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has opened.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 8:29:16

Tourists seeking 'Despacito' discover Puerto Rico's La Perla

Something unusual is happening in La Perla, a poor barrio clinging to a steep hillside between Old San Juan and the sea where the video for the pop hit "Despacito" was filmed.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/31 17:58:39

Marigold flowers in full bloom in Xinjiang

A worker picks up marigold flowers at a farm in Bortala, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 27, 2017. About 4,000 mu (266.7 hectares) of marigold were in full bloom here recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/29 11:23:48

Visiting the past

Just behind The Hague's sandy beaches under the dunes lie dozens of Nazi bunkers built during World War II which the Dutch are now dusting off to attract tourists and to help heal lingering scars.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/28 5:03:39

Blossoming lotus flowers in E China's Anhui

A bird perches on a lotus flower at Tangshu village of Shucheng County, east China's Anhui Province, July 26, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 13:29:32

Scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in China's Tibet

Photo taken on July 16, 2017 shows the scenery of the Yamzbog Yumco Lake in Nagarze County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The Yamzbog Yumco Lake is one of the region's three largest sacred lakes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 13:27:46

Aerial view of alpine meadow in SE China's Fujian

Photo taken on July 27, 2017 shows a part of the alpine meadow in Zherong County of southeast China's Fujian Province. A rare flora landscape, the meadow provides an exceptional tourists' attraction.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 8:43:30

Zhujiajian resort in E China enters peak tourist season

Photo taken on July 27, 2017 shows the scenery of Zhujiajian resort in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang province. The resort came into its peak tourist season from early July.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 8:39:24

Park with unique geographical landform opens to public in Sichuan

Photo taken on July 27, 2017 shows scenery of Moshi park scenic spot in Daofu County, in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The park featuring its unique geographical landform, was open to public recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/28 8:34:16