Not everything is as it seems in the Middle Kingdom – one of the world's fastest-changing and most optimistic societies.
For its Business Class and First Class travellers, Cathay Pacific rolls out the red carpet with an unbeatable selection of lounges.
Once a place for stopovers, today you'll find a week in Hong Kong and Macau is barely enough.
Hollywood Road is Hong Kong's second oldest street where merchant sailors once came to sell their antiques and old wares from Mainland China.
On Hong Kong Island is another, until recently, forgotten relic of the Battle of Hong Kong.
In a place which is famous for its meaty dishes, such as snake soup, is going vegetarian even possible?
Explore its big-name attractions, then seek out its quieter corners and its thriving contemporary arts, architecture, dining and nightlife scenes, too.
China is as much old world as it is new. From Shanghai's skyscrapers bathed in neon, to grey-walled hutongs of Beijing, the terracotta warriors to the greatest wall of them all. While its man-made wonders are vast, its natural ones are also incredible; the karst cliffs of Yangshuo, the tiger leaping gorge, and its giant pandas. And don't forget to dive into its unique and varied cuisine.