Higher View is your one-stop guide to everything lavish in Australia and China, keeping you up-to-date in the worlds of luxury travel, events places to stay and fashion. This issue is all about relaxation something China offers more so than any other country in the world. Whether youre being tempted by the countless spa breaks in cities and provinces across the country or want to treat yourself to the ultimate stay in the lap of luxury at one of the many five-star hotels China has to offer, theres something for everyones taste.Perhaps the most relaxing places of all are those that dont necessarily involve a hot stone massage or super-soft king- size bed. Take, for instance, Chinas water towns. Avoid peak times and a stroll around these areas to transport yourself to simpler, quieter times. Elsewhere, Qin Xie is dazzled by the city lights of Chongqing, and is equally enthralled by its famous hot pot. And as always, we have all the upcoming highlights from across China and Australia. Enjoy.