Roads Less Traveled

It's larger than western Europe, it boasts a rich history and an enticing cuisine, but most visitors see only the thinnest slice of China: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'An and maybe a trip through the Yangtze Gorges. Yet the country has a great deal more to offer — to history buffs, adventure seekers and beach bums alike. For an alternative take on the Middle Kingdom, try these three little-known but easily accessible destinations:

XIAMEN Once known as Amoy, this coastal city in Fujian province is one of the few places in China to preserve the legacy...

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