If I was queen of the world, as well as presenting all my friends with suitable countries, abolishing world poverty, etc., I would require all tourists to wear appropriate clothes when visiting historic sites.

No more baseball caps and trainers in the Forbidden City (oh, those matching baseball caps for tour groups…). Strictly Ming and Qing court dress; slavish behaviour to match (most tourists behave slavishly enough as it is…)


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