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  • 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!

  • The 6 of the Weirdest Restaurants in Beijing

    The 6 of the Weirdest Restaurants in Beijing

    Beijing has some of the finest restaurants in the world serving delicious Chinese food, but with the good comes the…weird? Yes, Beijing offers foodies a mouthful weird and wonderful culinary experiences.

  • Harbin, the best winter city in the world

    If you've always travelled to avoid long cold winters, then you haven't been to Harbin, the magical winter city that would make you wish winter (almost) never ends!

  • Eating Out in Guangzhou

    Given the large southern Chinese diaspora and Canton chef’s dominance in the kitchens of the world, Cantonese food is today a global commodity. Indeed, if you haven’t been to China, what you deem “Chinese food” might well be Cantonese in origin. The eclectic if distinctive fare of the Middle Kingdom’s Deep South is one (if not the) most revered of all China’s Eight Culinary Traditions, unmatched in the clarity of its flavours and its appealing presentation. Nowadays it’s enjoyed nationwide in China, from Beijing to Shanghai. But to taste the real deal you’ll need to head to Guangdong’s provincial capital Guangzhou, a city where eating out is more a religion than a means of sustenance.

  • Top 8 Things To Do In Chengdu

    Top 8 Things To Do In Chengdu

    Located in southwest of China, in the province of Sichuan, is Chengdu. Known for its delectable cuisine, which is made up of delicious hot pots and flavoured with Sichuan peppercorns, there is always a yummy aroma wafting through the streets of the city. The city is also known for the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, which is first on our list of top eight things to do in Chengdu.

  • One day in XiTang

    If you find yourself working in Shanghai, it may be hard to leave the city. Vacations are few and far in between, and national holidays are never a good time to travel. However, there are a few trips you can take just during the weekend, and one of the few I took was from Shanghai to Xi Tang and Hangzhou. Both of these places definitely deserved more time, but if you're short on time, you can see a good chunk of these 2 cities. Here's what I did in 1 day in Xi Tang.

  • 7 Yummilicious Vegetarian restaurants in Beijing

    Who says it's hard being a vegetarian in Beijing? These 7 restaurants will impress even the most devoted meat eater.

  • Everything You Need To Do and See In South China

    Everything You Need To Do and See In South China

    China is a massive country made up of densely populated cities, beautiful countryside and an incredible history, but it becomes hard for visitors to see everything in one short trip. So when you’re planning your trip to China, why not start with South China. Made up of seven provinces, including Guizhou, Yunnan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian and Taiwan, this part of China is absolutely stunning. Providing tourists with a unique opportunity to see all the best that China has to offer, South China has plenty of things to see and do - and here are the some of the best cities, attractions and regions to visit:

  • Pearls of the Delta

    The Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province is known to the world by the “workshop-of-the-world” moniker. The region just above Hong Kong spearheaded economic reform in the 1980s transforming itself from a largely rural area into a sprawling manufacturing megacity in just three decades. Ancient cities like provincial capital Guangzhou along with Huizhou, Foshan and Zhongshan expanded rapidly while new players like Shenzhen, Dongguan and Zhuhai emerged from the paddy fields as metropolitan entities in their own right.

  • Explore the Yunnan Stone Forest in Kunming

    ​A UNESCO world heritage site and AAAAA-class scenic tourist site, the Stone Forest of Chongqing are a geological wonder. The Stone forest or Shilin national Scenic Area spans over 500 km2 and is separated into 7 sections, the most iconic being the Lizijing and Naigu stone Forest. The stone forest is believed to be over 270 million years old and comprised of limestone.

  • Top 5 Waterfalls in China

    People from around the world flock to waterfalls to watch the water cascade down over cliffs and hillsides, but for what reason? There are many theories, one is that on an emotional level, watching waterfalls and the white noise it creates just makes people feel more relaxed and calm and is almost therapeutic. Also on the biological level, humans and other animals are drawn to water because it is essential to our survival, but especially moving bodies of water because it is safer to consumer than standing bodies of water. However most of these are speculations, either why if you’re in China here are the top 5 waterfalls to see if you enjoy chasing waterfalls!

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