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Even in this day and age, thousands of websites and mobile apps are still being blocked in China. These include popular websites and apps such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and certain news sites. Imagine not being able...
Teeming with unspoilt, luxuriant nature, Hainan Island stays true to its natural and ethnic roots with unexpected charms. Here's why you should visit Hainan, an idyllic but oft-overlooked vacation spot, for a short, quiet getaway. Think tropical island resorts and...
 We arrived in chilly Hangzhou in the late hours of the evening. Immediately after exiting the airport terminal, my throat was ambushed and became slightly irritated by the choking smog. Thankfully, after a few minutes waiting for a cab, my...
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Finding warmth in China, hidden under a slew of bad press and its gruff, sullen veneer. Curly haired Chinese ladies in puffy vests and mismatched scarves push me backwards at the Hangzhou airport luggage carousel, clucking their tongues in impatience....
Address: Clearwater Bay Avenue, Yingzhou Town, Lingshui County, 572427 Hainan, China Cost: From S$143.90/night (before GST) Check-in/Check-out: Check-in from 3PM. Check-out by 12PM. Tel: +86 898-8338-9888 Website: Raffles Hainan by Accor Hotels TL;DR: - Ideal hideout for couples and families seeking seclusion - Bali-/Hainan-themed rooms are lavish and...