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Guangzhou

China Southern Airline's Dreamliner Business class.

Airlines

Flight test: China Southern Airlines Dreamliner business class

Anthony Dennis Asia's biggest airline is now flying between Australia and London with extremely competitive fares.

China

What a pearler of a town

A general view of the exterior of Haixinsha Square and the Canton Tower, Ghuangzhou.

Anthony Dennis A 72-hour stopover in China's third biggest city may be short but it's certainly sweet, writes Anthony Dennis.

Food

I know this great little place ... Marcel Kofler

Simon Thomsen Swiss-born Marcel Kofler is executive chef at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Guangzhou.

China

Serving it up, the Canton way

Wantons

On a 24-hour stopover in Guangzhou, Isobel King ticks off some of the best places to eat and shop, with sightseeing in between.

More stories on Guangzhou

Photo galleries

China unveil's world's fastest train

'The train can go 394.2 kilometres per hour, it's the fastest train in operation in the world,' Zhang Shuguang, head of the transport bureau at the railways ministry.

China has unveiled what it bills as the fastest rail link in the world -- a train connecting the modern cities of Guangzhou and Wuhan at an average speed of 350 kilometres an hour.

Travellers Tips

Flight Test

Flight Test: China Southern business class

China Southern business class.

Flight Test The entertainment is disappointing, but the meal is seven courses.

Flight test

Flight test: China Southern business class

China Southern business class.

Flight Test China Southern is embarking on rapid internationalisation and operates 35 flights a week from Australia.

More travellers tips on Guangzhou

Map of Guangzhou

Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 16 Apr | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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