• Not hippie, but still hip by Mike Peters (China Daily)

    There are many getaways in China that promise to be far from the maddening crowd, where the living is easy, laid-back, like the old days. Few deliver a really relaxing […]

  • Living the American dream by Alywin Chew (China Daily)

    How a hotelier from Chicago is achieving success with his boutique hotel business by embracing Chinese cultures and traditions. The Linden Center in the sleepy village of Xizhou, Yunnan province […]

  • The Linden Centre Chosen Number #1 Small Hotel in China on!

    Unprecedented American-owned and managed, upscale heritage hotel in China’s Southeast Himalayas honored by travelers from around the world. January 23, 2015 – Xizhou, China, The Linden Centre, a heritage hotel […]

  • Linden Center finalist for US Secretary of State’s 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence

    We are proud to have been one of the nine finalists for the prestigious Award for Corporate Excellence. The ACE was first started in 1999 to commend US-owned businesses that […]

  • China’s Culture in an Era of Mass Tourism——Brian

    Brian recently delivered the following speech (in Chinese) to the Dali government.  He will be speaking in Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu and Beijing in early November. (dates to be announced)   […]

  • How to spend it _Yunnan —— Financial Times Germany

    Click here to read original Psst,die Schwarzen Stumpfnasen schlafen noch! Nichts rührt sich in den Bäumen, die wie furchige Riesen in den Himmel ragen. Die Luft ist dünn auf 3000 […]

  • INSPIRED AT THE CENTRE: Read latest poems by our guest David Sullivan

    Man Eats Head                                                —for Stirling Adam When a donation Stirling slipped into the locked metal box before Guanyin’s garishly painted statue started up the trumpet player’s keening, we were instructed in how to bow […]

  • Wedding Crashers

    Wedding Crashers —for Kif Augustine, written at the Linden Center At the Bai family wedding puffed kernals of rice floated to the top of the glass of rice wine we […]

  • The Torch Festival is Coming!

    The Torch Festival is Coming!

    Experience Yunnan’s Brightest Nights:          The Torch Festival is Coming!                        …….. The Linden Centre invites you […]

  • The Linden Centre is celebrating its Sixth Anniversary!

    The Linden Centre is celebrating its Sixth Anniversary!  To help express our gratitude to all of you who have helped make these first five years so successful, we are offering […]