China Daily is offering the chance to travel in China for free, all you need to do is to write a travel dairy (with articles and pictures) and post it on social media. The first destination this year is North China's Shanxi province, a place known as an "ancient Chinese culture museum".
Actors from a drum troupe of Henan's Kaifeng city perform during a drum and gong tournament in Taiyuan, North China's Shanxi province, April 13, 2016.
Photo taken on April 13, 2016 shows tulip flowers at Yingze Park in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province.
Shanxi province's capital city Taiyuan plans to increase its aged vinegar industry's output value to 10 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) by 2020, more than three times its current level.
Some of the better-known companies in Shanxi province put hundreds of their products on display at an exhibition in Anhui province, on April 9.
In Situ village, a Spring Festival tradition to scare away demons known as datiehua, or the spraying of iron is just one attraction among many
Flowers aren't the only sign of life after winter's thaw. Warmer weather also lets tourism bloom. Su Zhou and Sun Ruisheng explore Shanxi province's peach, pear and cherry flowers.
Li Bai, a famous Chinese poet from the Tang Dynasty (618-907), in his poem, Invitation to Wine said, “Did not you see the Yellow River coming from heaven, rushing into the sea, never comes back?”
Mount Wutai airport recently witnessed the operation of two new flights.
Professor Liang Jiye, Jin Zhen, Qian Yuhua from Shanxi University are listed as the Most Cited Chinese Researchers of 2015.