A blue hole is a large marine cavern or sinkhole, which is open to the surface and has developed in a bank or island composed of limestone or coral reef.
The artical will have a brief introductio of the nine border cities in China.
Get married and have a honeymoon in some of the most beautiful locations in China
China may not be the world's adventure capital yet, but it's definitely got its share of activities to get your adrenaline rushing.
If we look at China’s great paintings from Huang Gongwang’s Dwelling in Fuchen Mountain to Wang Ximen’s A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains to Gu Kaizhi’s Nymph of the Luo River, we see a common thread; namely a fascination with strange rock formations. Southern China, in particular, is a place of extraordinarily diverse topography. And as the Middle Kingdom’s political center moved south during the Song Dynasty, artistic attention was increasingly drawn towards the marvels of the natural world.
Where should art lovers go? Shanghai! The city is a powerhouse of contemporary art is waiting to be discovered.
Is there anything more poetic and sublime than watching leaves turn a rich hue of amber, with clear blue autumn skies and beautiful weather? Autumn is a time that reminds us in the Northern Hemisphere that the year is ending. It’s also a time when the peak summer tourist season has passed, and you get to enjoy scenery and sightseeing with more breathing space and tranquillity. Admire this change of seasons in some of the most gorgeous viewing spots in China.
China’s long history, culture, and traditions have birthed some of the world’s more notable philosophers and leaders. From that many famous proverbs and expressions have been passed down through generations and have now spread throughout the world. Here are 10 of the most famous proverbs we can all learn from.
Skip the chain hotels, skip the rowdy hostels, and yes, skip the good ‘ole guesthouse. For once, treat yourself to a hotel that’s a destination in itself, an experience to remember, whether luxurious or just downright wacky. China’s share of strange, quirky and downright unusual hotels will add that little jazz back to your usual holiday accommodation choices. It goes without saying that you should book early to avoid disappointment!
Located in the province of Jiangsu, Suzhou is a big city just west of Shanghai. The city is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the shores of Lake Tai. Known for its canals, bridges and classic Chinese gardens dating back to 1500s, it is one of the most beautiful in the province. Apart from its natural beauty, the city also has an eyeful of temples, pagodas, and museums that highlight the cities history and culture. With a population of 4.33 million people, the city is also an economic hub with plenty of business, shopping and sightseeing to be done. Because it is not as popular as the major cities of Bejing and Shanghai, it is often less crowded during peak season.
With so many incredible bookstores and libraries, China has become a haven visited by book lovers. From innovative architecture to mind-blowing interior design, these bookstores and libraries draws bookworms from all over the world. Here are a few of book lovers favorite places to go see when you're next visiting China.
Sun, sand, salty air and breeze. Welcome to Hainan, China, the tropical island you probably never heard of. Sure, it may not have the exotic vibe of Southeast Asia, but if you’re looking to see a different side of China and soak yourself in glorious sun rays, Hainan is your answer.
For Muslim travelers, it can often be difficult to find destinations that cater to their religious needs. From making sure that food is halal to having a mosque close by to do daily prayers, there is a lot to take into consideration when traveling as a Muslim. The city of Xi’an in China offers Muslim travelers a variety of options that perfectly suits their religious beliefs. As the capital of the Shaanxi Province in central China, the city was once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace), and home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties' ruling houses. Today the large city is haven for tourist of all religions with stunning attractions, but also offers Muslim travelers what they need, including the following:
Superficially there’s little remarkable about Changsha. The city suffered heavily from fighting in 1938 during the Sino-Japanese war and much of it had to be rebuilt. Today the capital of landlocked Hunan province is most readily associated with its most famous adopted son Mao Zedong. The Great Helmsman hailed from nearby Shaoshan but spent time in Changsha as a student from 1913 to 1918 and again from 1920 to 1922, this time as a teacher. The Mao-related sights are, indeed, of interest to anyone with glee for modern Chinese history. But Changsha’s story reaches way back before the tumult of the twentieth-century.
Chinese cultural diversity can be found in the 55 ethnic minority groups. Check out the most fascinating ones!
China is a country with a long history and has many legends, myth, and beliefs. From the outside looking in, a lot of the situations and events in China may not be what they seem. Many stories have been invented and misconstrued. Here are 5 common myth about China debunked.
Right in the middle of the Middle Kingdom, mighty Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province – for centuries a rich agricultural basin bisected by the Yangtze River. Wuhan is a tri-city, a conglomeration of Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, so it stands to reason that the present headcount is over ten million souls, making it the most populous city in central China. Nowadays Wuhan is a thriving student town with a plethora of higher-education institutions attracting the region's best and brightest. Driving Hubei’s economic wheels Wuhan produces many of the world’s automobiles, as well as pharmaceuticals and steel. But it’s along the thread-lines of Hubei’s 3,500 years of history that we uncover what has made Wuhan the core Chinese city it is today.
Antiques, tea, clothes and the best street food- you don't want to miss any of these amazing markets in China!
Located in central China, Chongqing is a sprawling municipality which is intersected by the Jialing River as well as the Yangtze River. These rivers make for beautiful landscapes including the famous Three Gorges. The municipality is also has mountainous areas which is home to ancient cities, rock art and various temples. Because of its amazing location there are certain things that you can do in Chongqing that you can’t do anywhere else in the world.
Put pedal to metal and cruise along China’s expressways and national highways to discover the true natural beauty, unique construction and incredible villages that this massive country has to offer. From roads that run through mountains to those that are elevated hundreds of metres in the air, when it comes to road tripping in China you are in for an incredible experience. Here are six of the best road trips to do in China.