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  • 6 Thing You Can Only Do In Chongqing

    6 Thing You Can Only Do In Chongqing

    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.

  • Noodles Unwound: China's Most Popular Styles of Noodles

    Though many civilizations along the fabled Silk Road claim to have invented noodles, scribes of the Han dynasty were the first to document what was fast becoming a Han China staple dish. Over successive dynasties, the consumption of noodles evolved and spread throughout the Celestial Empire where different regions interpreted and molded noodle consumption to fit local mores and tastes.

  • Is the Xia Dynasty Just a Legend?

    ​You may have never heard of the Xia Dynasty before. It is believed to be the first dynastic clan to rule over China, but there are almost no archeological remains to prove the written records. So it has been considered a legend by many modern historians.

  • 6 Chinese Beauty Secrets for Lasting Good Looks

    Ever wondered why the Chinese often look younger than they really are? Here are some of their secrets to everlasting beauty.

  • Detox your mind and body in Beijing

    Beijing, the giant capital of China overseeing the lives of 1.4 billion people. It has been the capital of China for much of the last 900 hundred years. Today the municipality is home to almost 22 million people, more if you consider the satellite towns fast converging as the Jing-jin-ji megalopolis. It is home to seven UNESCO world heritage sites, China’s best universities including Peking and Qinghua, the country’s major political institutions as well as many corporate headquarters. Its subway is the world busiest and the “city of bicycles” could just as well be dubbed the city of cars, trucks, scooters and motorbikes. In 2008 Beijing hosted the world’s most expensive Olympics and it will host the Winter Olympics in 2022.

  • 6 Of The Best Road Trips In China

    6 Of The Best Road Trips In China

    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.

  • Revitalise in Bama

    The Bama Yao Autonomous County in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is no easy find. The bus departs provincial capital Nanning and follows an expressway through the pastoral lands of the South, veering past banana plantations, rice fields, grubby roadside garages and pig farms until it finds the hills. Here the Han Chinese lowlands submit to the highlands of Zhuang and Yao peoples, isolated villages clinging to the crooked karst landscape that dominates and defines so much of southwest China.

  • A Musical Odyssey through China

    Curious about Chinese music? Explore the rich history and wonderful sounds of traditional, folk, and modern Chinese music!

  • 6 Places That Will Make You Fall In Love With Tibet

    A must-visit for those who want to see a more authentic China, free of skyscrapers, crazy traffic and polluted air, is heading to Tibet - a region on the Tibetan Plateau in Asia. Visiting this region is like taking a step back in time and exploring a whole other world.

  • Dive into the legends and history of Jiangxi’s Capital, Nanchang

    Wedged between Fujian and Hunan the landlocked southern province of Jiangxi is often overshadowed by its more boisterous neighbours. This has had the converse affect of preserving a lush environment of rice fields and forested hills, not to mention leaving Jiangxi’s many cultural and historic sites unburdened by marauding tour groups.

  • One day in Hangzhou, the city dubbed China's heaven on Earth

    So we spent the night in Xitang the night before and in the early morning we took a bus from Xitang to Hangzhou. Since we didn’t have that much time, we had to decide exactly where we wanted to go and do. We choose to just focus on 2 areas: Hefang street and the west lake. They're close to each other and has a lot of the major tourist attractions of Hangzhou.

  • Unforgettable rail journeys in China

    Traverse the country in the slow, old-fashioned way and appreciate the massiveness and diversity of China.

  • 7 Must-Visit Festivals In China

    7 Must-Visit Festivals In China

    With China being such a beautiful and diverse country, it boasts a variety of unique, ancient and fun festivals. From festivals that celebrates the country’s natural beauty to those that celebrate the history and culture of the nation, there is a festival for everyone. Here are seven of the best tourist-friendly festivals to attend when visiting China.

  • Explore China's History Off the Beaten Path in Old Fuzhou

    Many overlook Fuzhou in their rush northeast to the tea fields of Wuyi Mountain or south to Xiamen, which is home to a much-revered collection of colonial villas. But while many use Fuzhou as a point of transit, this semi-prosperous provincial capital it is in fact a pleasant place to while away a few days. The city and surrounding region has its own culture and an architectural style distinct from other regions in China and Fujian, which informs the area’s unique culinary and linguistic traditions.

  • How and Where to start learning Chinese

    Want to prepare for your trip, or simply want to open the doors to a whole different culture? Here's how and where you can start on your Chinese learning journey, right in the comfort of your own home!


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