At China's premier panda conservation park you will learn that getting these cute cuddly creatures to bonk isn't easy.
The sprawling region offers a surfeit of pleasures, from emerald green rice terraces to temples, thriving cities to lively tea houses.
The capital of Sichuan Province combines commercial dynamism with historic sights and a laidback lifestyle.
The best things to see, eat and do in Chengdu, China.
A Chinese city is doing Anzac biscuits and lamingtons. And they're better than ours.
On foot or bike, this provincial capital is a delight to explore.
Stephen Phelan is thrilled to see a panda up close. But for the star of the show, it's a giant yawn.
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.