Maomaoland is now more like wowwowland. At the China Ball Hong Kong was always the belle, Shanghai the ambitious hussy, and Beijing the ugly sister who got stuck in traffic on the way. But all that is changing fast, and while her pollution problem is way bad, today she has more than enough spangles to keep you smiling.

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Where to find the best boutique beers in the Chinese capital.
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The ultimate antidote to Maomaoland's hustle and bustle.
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Deep dives into Peking's art, history and culture.
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Rechenberg Couture – ‘Made in China’ made fabulous
Highly wearable silk collections with a sprinkling of Asian aesthetic.
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