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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Houhai Lake, the Perfect Beijing Afternoon

On July 23, 2012, in Beijing, Lakes, Parks & Gardens, by Jack Li

When you travel to Beijing, dedicate a day to visiting Houhai Lake and its surroundings hutongs. One of the most enjoyable experiences of my trip here so far was over the weekend, strolling along lakeside watching the boaters go by. The Houhai Lake area, located in Beihai park, may just well be the coolest neighborhood […]

Put your suit, your hat and sunblock too, we’re going to splash all afternoon!

On July 23, 2012, in China Attractions, China Travel Gossip, Waterfalls & Pools, by Jack Li

After have been living Beijing’s heaviest rainfall in 60 years this weekend, and have walked in the capital’s pond like a child, it made me want to write about Chinese water parks. I think that the best place to have fun with your family in a hot summer day would be spending it in water […]

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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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Cuandixia Village, A Ming Dynasty Treasure

If you are searching for a Beijing tour that provides an exclusive look into ancient Chinese living, then a trip to Cuandixia is just what you need. This is one of the treasured places in China travel where you can feel as if you have truly gone back in time. Only a short ride away […]

The Great Wall.

On July 18, 2012, in Adventure Trip, China Attractions, Great Wall, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

During your travel to China you can do lots of thing, depending on where you are and what are your interests, but there is one thing that you cannot avoid. The greatest construction of all time, the only thing human made that can be seen from the moon: The Great Wall. It’s not that you […]

The Lama Temple.

On July 17, 2012, in Beijing, Historical Relics, More Places of Interest, Temples, by Jack Li

When you are traveling to Beijing the Lama Temple is not the first place that comes to your mind, there are other more famous and more popular places to go during your Beijing Tour, but if you have a free morning or a free afternoon and you want to see the most astonishing Buddhist temple […]

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Gaming in Beijing

Travelling in an Asian country without stepping into an amusement arcade would be a shame. These venues were very popular in the 1990’s, it isn’t as popular now but they still do exist especially in Japan, Korea and of course China. So, save some time and don’t forget to step by an amusement arcade during […]

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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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