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Castle in the Sky
Located in the junction of Ya'an and Luding, the Niubei Mountain has risen to fame these years due to its unique geographical location, beautiful sunrise, sea of clouds, light of Buddha and starry night.
China's Top Five Places for the Autumn
It is a good time to see the deep autumn scenery of China in October. The follows are the top five places that are worthwhile to travel in the October.
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The Mysterious Namsto Lake
Namsto means "heavenly lake". It is one of the three saint lakes of Tibet, covered with a veiling of mystery and sanctity. Namsto Lake occupies a sacred position in the heart of Buddhism followers.
Best Places for Discount Shopping in Shanghai
Known around the world for all the products manufactured in the country, it's no wonder that China is a shopaholics paradise. From local specialties to electronics to antiques, anything you could ever want can be found for sale in China. In major cities like Shanghai and Beijing, people open businesses from all over China and the world to sell their goods. Here are a few places where you can get the best bang for your buck in Shanghai.
China's 7 Most Unique Hotels
Hotels can sometimes take away from the experience of traveling when you stay in a standard room that is pretty much the same worldwide. If you’re looking for a unique experience and are willing to splurge a bit, here are some places in China worth taking a look.
China’s 5 Must See Temples
Buddhism and Confucianism are a big part of China's culture and history. Although not everyone has the same beliefs, much of China's beliefs and traditions are based on Buddhism and Confucious. They have left their mark throughout China in the form of these amazing structures and artworks, here are five temples that are must-sees in China!
China Cuisines & Food
8 Chinese Dishes That You Will Not Find In China
Like most authentic cuisines - whether it be Italian, French or Vietnamese - it has been manipulated to accommodate the taste buds of the foreign country were it resides. And Chinese cuisine is no different. In China you won’t find eggs roll and crab wontons, but rather find simple food. Authentic Chinese food includes plenty of vegetables with a bit of meat served family style so everyone has to sit around the table.
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Top 10 Things I Miss About China
After living in China for 4 months, returning back home to Canada was a little bittersweet. Although the change of living in another country was hectic and I missed my friends and family, there were a lot of great things about Shanghai that I wish I could bring back to Canada. Here are the 10 things I miss the most about China.
6 Chinese Olympic Athletes to Follow on Weibo
The Olympics are back! This year is the 2016 Summer Olympics In Rio de Janeiro and China will be competing in 29 sports with a total of 412 athletes. Here are 6 that you want to follow more closely!
China Top Ancient Towns & Ethnic Villages
4 reasons why Yunnan is China's most beautiful province
Yunnan may not have the Great Wall, but its splendid landscapes and people make it China's most beautiful province.
China Cuisines & Food
5 Trails for Thrill Seekers in China
If you like to live your life on the edge (quite literally), here are 5 places you have to visit in China.
Travelling with kids can be tough, but with the variety of attractions and activities to do and see, China is perfect for a family vacation. From amusement parks to seeing pandas, this beautiful country offers the entire family. Here are a few destinations in China that both children and their parents will love.
As Beijing races towards development, traditional Hutongs provide an ever more intriguing glimpse to the old ways of life hundreds of years ago.
China has long been associated with tea, "the China drink" as europeans once dubbed it. Indeed, cha remains the most popular beverage, served with food or between meals as ritualized, social practise. But China is big, its culture rich, and thus it logically produces all manner of means to wet-your-whistle. Here are some of the thirst-quenchers popular in the Middle Kingdom today.
There is so much to see in China, but here are 5 things to do and see that will make your trip to China truly unique!
Explore the Western frontier of China, a gateway to Central Asia
The city of Kushan, nestled between Shanghai and Suzhou, is oft overlooked by its larger neighbours. This is a shame as it had been a source of great influence in ancient China, nurturing many musical forms notably Kun Opera (the mother of Chinese operas), carving kun stone (a prized precious stone) as well as harvesting a bounty of food shipped up the grand canal to feed Beijing. Today the city is largely a manufacturing base for Taiwanese and Japanese firms but its traditions remain well preserved in the ancient river towns that still surround it.
Traveling can be stressful and doesn’t leave much room for error. Here are 5 tools that can help you ease your travel experience and make sure your prepared before you leave.
Topping many people’s bucket lists, The Great Wall of China offers tourist a unique opportunity to learn about the country and experience the beauty of China’s countryside. For anyone who wants to head to see part of the wall, walk the full length or just get a few photo for social media, here is everything you need to know about The Great Wall of China.
For tea aficionados, travelling for tea brings about the same heady buzz that wine lovers get when visiting vineyards. Legends of the origins of tea abound, and the most popular goes back in time to 2737 BC...
With over 11 000 miles of coastline, China boasts a variety of beautiful islands which have stunning beaches, romantic getaways and amazing landscapes. The warm ocean, white sands and gorgeous accommodation options makes for the perfect island destinations. From Hainan Island with its vacation resorts to the volcanic rock island of Weizhou, here are some of the China’s most beautiful islands.
Boulders scattered across the track make life difficult for the saloon car we’re riding in through the Sanwei Mountain Scenic Area. The road is uneven and stony. Eventually we have to abandoned the air-conditioned vehicle and go out on foot, walking in the arid desert heat beneath cloudless, deep blue skies. There is little shade and no other people in sight. The silence is unnerving. Our march through rocky ravines and narrow passes recalls the journey of the droids through on planet Tatoonie in the original Star Wars film. Our only company is limited to some flightless birds foraging for who knows what, for there is little life here bar a few hardy desert plants sucking-up water from deep underground
Guangxi is a gem in Southern China with landscapes that will take your breath away.
Even though Zhuhai is often overlooked by tourists for bigger cities like Shanghai and Beijing, it is a definite must-add to your Chinese bucket list. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie or love shopping, this city on the border of Macau has something for everyone and has become a hub of activity.
Shanghai is one of the most expensive cities in China, but to truly get a look into a city you don’t have to break the bank. Here are 7 places in Shanghai that you can explore for free!
Almost every China visitor passes through Shenzhen at one point or another. Hong Kong’s sprawling neighbour to the north has four land crossings as well as ferry connections to Hong Kong Island, Zhuhai and Macau. Its port is Mainland China’s second busiest and its flashy new honeycomb airport, Shenzhen Bao’an International, has connections to all major Chinese cities as well as destinations throughout Asia. In short, Shenzhen sees a lot of traffic.