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Special 2013 Christmas Package

Written on November 7, 2013 at 1008 am, by

Save money and experience a unique side of China with our 2013 three-night Christmas package. Take part in local “fake snow” fights, cooking classes, music performances, free food and drinks and more. This package is only valid for stays from Dec 24-31, and is subject to room availability.

Linden Family Feature Documentary

Written on November 2, 2013 at 603 pm, by

Watch a documentary on the Linden Family! Part One airs on Nov. 3 at 18:00, repeated at 23:30, on Tianjin Satellite TV. Stay tuned for more.

Lindens Returning to Yunnan

Written on September 27, 2013 at 944 am, by

Brian, Jeanee, the boys and have spent the last month on site visits throughout the Balkans and Turkey. They have been researching existing “Old Cities” in order to refine our model for China. Their favorite sites so far have been the Macedonian village of Orhid and the Greek Island of Rhodes. They are currently traveling the Silk Road back to their Yunnan home, and will start the restoration project of another national relic in the Dali area. They hope to see you all in Xizhou again soon!

Lindens on the Move

Written on September 16, 2013 at 606 am, by

Brian, Jeanee, the Linden family and have spent the last month visiting the Balkans and Turkey, researching “Old Cities” to refine our model for China. Their favorite sites so far have been the Macedonian village of Orhid and the Greek Island of Rhodes. They will travel the Silk Road back to their Yunnan home and start the restoration project of another national relic in the Dali area. The boys and Jeanee have impressed us with their steadfast curiosity and energy. We have been told that they will write from Ephesus in central Turkey, still a long way from home! They hope to see you all in Xizhou again soon!

Linden Centre Featured in NY Times

Written on August 18, 2013 at 815 am, by

The Linden Centre has again been recognized by the international media for our efforts in Dali and the region. Click here to read the full story

Linden Centre to Host International Photography Galleries

Written on June 27, 2013 at 814 am, by

From August 1-31, the Linden Centre is supporting the Dali International Photography Exhibition by hosting two galleries: one featuring 1930s photographs by renowned photographer C.P. Fitzgerald, and another featuring photos of Shaolin Monks by Isabel Muñoz, curated by Jean Loh.

C.P. Fitzgerald Photos

Charles Patrick Fitzgerald (better known as C.P. Fitzgerald) was one of the premier China scholars of the 20th century. He first visited China in 1923, as a 21 year old student…

Save Money with Advance Booking

Written on June 6, 2013 at 859 am, by

Now through the end of the year, you save 100 RMB per room per night when you make your reservation at least 14 days in advance.

This offer is only available for direct bookings through our website our over the phone, so reserve your room now or call us today at +86 (872) 245-2988.

Wuxi Partnership Ends, Focus on Yunnan Renewed

Written on April 24, 2013 at 203 am, by

To all our friends who have followed the evolution of our Wuxi project, we have made the difficult decision to forego future management responsibilities of this new site.

While the design and restoration have been moving ahead on schedule, we have increasingly become involved in projects throughout Yunnan that need our daily attention. Because of these new projects, we are unable to fully commit ourselves to the Wuxi day-to-day management obligations and have informed the government of our decision.

Linden Centre Education Facility Turns 1 Year Old (Yang Zhuoran)

Written on March 29, 2013 at 654 am, by

Earlier this month, YZR sparkled on its opening day with Dongjing Music fanfare. YZR’s Program Manager, Jiang Xiaotang shared her thanks with all the people who made the March 9th opening possible and her excitement for what would come next. Linden Centre General Manager, Frank He, thanked all who were a part of the YZR restoration, and shared the story of the process which he managed for over a year. Before officially unveiling the new building, Frank also spoke of Linden Centre’s road to date and the importance of YZR to the overall concept of the Centre.

Sibylla G – from Guest to Guru

Written on March 29, 2013 at 620 am, by

Sibylla Grottke is a travel enthusiast, artist, and teacher hailing from Berlin, Germany. Some of you may know her through the Linden Centre and some of you may know the Linden Centre because of her. With an interest in roads less traveled, Sibylla and her husband first explored Yunnan and Dali in 2007. It was here where she fell in love with the environment, but also caught wind of an interesting project that has kept her attention since.