Holiday spots

Glaciers. Forests. Snowcaps. Hot springs. These are the charms Sichuan province's Hailuogou hopes will coax college students to visit. [Detail]
Alice in Wonderland Maze
Guests to the soon-to-open Shanghai Disney resort can expect plenty of family fun and magical moments. But, as with many popular attractions in China, they can also expect heavy crowds and long waits. And with summer fast approaching, the weather could pose its own problems for visitors. [Detail]
Trial operations at Shanghai Disneyland have now come to an end, with officials at the theme park saying the main challenge ahead of the official opening later this month will be to reduce the queuing times to get on rides and into venues on the site.[Detail]
Disney visitors soak up a new experience
Thousands of Chinese and overseas visitors flocked to the opening day of the Shanghai Disney Resport on Thursday. [Detail]
Croatians compete in a dragon boat competition at Lake Jarun in Zagreb, Croatia, June 11, 2016. A dragon boat competition was organized by the Confucius Institute of the University of Zagreb on Saturday, celebrating Chinese traditional Duanwu Festival, or Dragon Boat Festival.[Detail]
Several tourists excitedly hold their selfie sticks to take pictures. A young couple anxiously queue up for fried chicken chop and iced milk tea. A few cyclists ring their bells and shout "Out of the way, please", trying to get through the crowds. [Detail]
Balinese dancers take part in a parade to mark the opening of an annual Bali Art Festival in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, June 11, 2016. Bali Art Festival runs from June 11 to July 9 and features hundreds of local and international performers.[Detail]
A girl plays in a lavender garden in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, June 10, 2016. Chinese people enjoyed their three-day Dragon Boat Festival vacation in various ways.[Detail]
Matthew from U.S. learns to make Zongzi, a glutinous rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, to mark the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu in Chinese, in Cangzhou, north China's Hebei Province, June 8, 2016.[Detail]
Members of a fire brigade attend a dragon boat race on Yundang Lake in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 7, 2016. More than 100 firefighters from 8 teams participated in the race to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival that falls on June 9 this year. [Detail]