Ming Dynasty

Shogun Stronghold: Samurai Castles in Japan

John McMahon | December 5, 2018

Remnants of a feudal age, the samurai castles of old are the tourist attractions of today. From Kyoto to Okinawa, the shogun centuries are alive and well in the preserved architecture of the Land of the Rising Sun.

5 Crucial Red Tourism Sites in Beijing

Scott Rainen | May 9, 2018

Arise, fellow workers! Destroy the paper tigers of the West! Eschew the bourgeois capitalist roaders! Or – maybe instead – use today’s China to stare into the country’s recent, tumultuous history.

3 New Luxury Shanghai Hotels for 2018

Tyler Roney | December 12, 2017

China’s most dynamic city is getting an upgrade in 2018, with three of the world’s big luxury hotel brands – Aman, Cappella, and Bulgari – setting up shop in Shanghai.