Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.
In Xi'an, Daniel Rath discovers the power of an army of terracotta warriors crafted for the afterlife.
As the terracotta warriors guard the past, Diane Armstrong finds a Xian very much in the present.
Steve McKenna takes the rough with the super smooth on a rail epic through the Middle Kingdom.
In an upcoming trip to China we're looking at travelling by train from Xi'an to Guangzhou. We have two weeks in which to complete the journey between the cities.