Chinatowns are the quintessential symbol of the Chinese diaspora’s reach. Over hundreds of years, these similar yet unique neighbourhoods appeared across the world, becoming home to the many millions who have ventured beyond the Middle Kingdom. Every Chinatown has evolved differently as they’ve married Chinese traditions with local culture. In this special Chinese New Year issue, we’ve asked five writers to reflect on the Chinatowns of their cities.

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Discovery online brings together all the inspirational travel writing from our two inflight magazines, Discovery and Silkroad. Be sure to look out for the print editions when you next fly with Cathay Pacific or Cathay Dragon.
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