Wangfujing

As you know a Trip to China (or at any part of the world) is not completed without at least a little bit of shopping and if you Travel to Beijing the best place you can go if you want to avoid the bargaining of the Silk Market and you wish for a place where […]

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Qingdao International Beer Festival 2012

A China travel in August is not complete until you stop at Qingdao. Let me explain… What is the Chinese most famous beverage in the world? The Tsingtao Beer! And like these past 16 years, the international beer festival will be held at the Chinese beer hometown. In fact because of the beer, we can […]

Pingyao

On July 26, 2012, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Must-sees, Shanxi, by Jack Li

Everybody knows that China is a land with thousands of years of history, perhaps now it’s famous for its big cities and the modernity, but if you travel to China make sure that you visit also the other part, the part of the ancient China, if you include it in your China Tour you will […]

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In the Presence of a Giant at Leshan

On July 26, 2012, in Historical Relics, Must-sees, Sichuan, by Jack Li

When planning your itinerary for traveling to China, the Sichuan Province holds many cultural, architectural, and historical treasures. One of its most well known is the Leshan Giant Buddha. Within every detail of its form, the Giant Buddha makes a profound impression carved into the side of a cliff, overseeing its three surrounding rivers. When […]

Jinci temple

On July 25, 2012, in Must-sees, Parks & Gardens, Shanxi, Temples, by Jack Li

If you travel to China and you want to see a place that has a lot of history but is not typical for foreigners why don’t you take a train to Taiyuan and go to one of the most astonishing temples of the Shanxi region, and the whole country that has more than 3000 years […]

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The Forbidden City.

On July 19, 2012, in Beijing, Forbidden City, Must-sees, by Jack Li

When you are Traveling to Beijing there are certain places that are unavoidable and one of these places is the Forbidden City, next to the Tiananmen Square and an important point on your Beijing tour. The Forbidden City was initially an imperial palace for the Ming and the Qing dynasties, it was built in 1420 […]

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Enchantment at Yunju Temple

On July 16, 2012, in Beijing, Cultural Experience, Must-sees, Temples, by Jack Li

Picture an entirely Chinese tour group, a Chinese tour guide, and me, one lone American girl traveling 70 km outside of Beijing to reach the stunning Yunju temple. I had no idea what the day would hold for me, I just knew there would be a chance I might be taken out of the usual […]

Parks in Beijing.

During your trip to Beijing you will probably see tall buildings, cars and lots of people everywhere, but in the middle of Beijing’s busy city life there are a large number of calm parks that you can’t miss in your Beijing tour. The most astonishing of the Beijing parks is the park that contains the […]

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Beijing Opera

One of the things you should do during your China trip is going to the opera, and if you are travelling to Beijing then it’s a Must, because Beijing’s opera is considered the best Chinese opera style, and it’s also the most popular among Chinese people. Inspired by ancient Chinese legends, these operas normally are […]

Hong Kong, A Very ‘Special’ Place

On July 11, 2012, in Hong Kong, More Cities, Must-sees, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of China in 1997. Due to its unique history, Hong Kong’s population of almost 7 million people is a melting pot of many different cultures and personalities, from Chinese to Canadian to Portuguese to Vietnamese (although Cantonese Chinese and English are the official languages). Although now part of […]

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