TRAVEL

Shandong's Ancient Towns and Villages

A guide to Shandong's best historic sites outside the cities

Free Online Courses Bring Confucius to Life

Take a virtual tour of historic Shandong with these apps and online programs

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Grand Cellar: Changyu and the Wine Region of Yantai

A century-old wine cellar maintains Shandong’s legacy as one of the world’s top wine-producing regions

TRAVEL

The Mountain and “the Marsh”

The real story of Liangshan, the classic setting of “Outlaws of the Marsh”

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Donkey Hide Cure-All

A potent traditional Chinese remedy is leading to a worldwide donkey shortage

TRAVEL

TWOC Goes East

Reasons to get “Rivers Deep, Mountain High,” TWOC’s more-than-a-guide to Shandong

TRAVEL

Strange (and Sad) Tales from a Chinese Studio

Pu Songling’s ghost stories were an escape from the poverty and disappointment of real life—excerpt from our book “Rivers Deep, Mountain High”

TRAVEL

Seeking Immortals in Penglai

An excerpt from “Rivers Deep, Mountain High,” TWOC’s recent book on Shandong province,

NEWS, TECHNOLOGY

Aircraft Carriers with Chinese Characteristics

Wait, is the latest offering China’s first or second carrier?

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