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 […]

Shopping at the zoo

On July 10, 2012, in Beijing, China Travel Gossip, Must-sees, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

The first time I traveled to China, I didn’t put a lot of stuff in my suitcase because I thought I would buy a lot of cheap things to bring back home, especially clothes. I thought that in during my Beijing Tour I could easily find good looking clothes at a cheap price. It was […]

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Free things to do in Beijing.

  Beijing is not one of the most expensive cities in the world but it is always nice spending one (or two) days during your stay in Beijing where you don’t have to worry about your budget, so here’s some ideas that may be useful for having fun on your Beijing trip without having to spend a […]

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Summertime at the Summer Palace

On July 9, 2012, in Beijing, Parks & Gardens, Summer Palace, by Jack Li

For a newcomer to China travel like me, the Summer Palace was a must-see Beijing hotspot and beautiful example of Chinese architecture set against the tranquil landscape of Kunming Lake. Constructed over 250 years ago, this visual gem is a great place for tourist groups of any size to take some amazing pictures as well […]

Love and traditions, Chinese weddings

Have you ever attend to a Chinese traditional wedding ? I do, and the least I can say, is that the ceremony is full of codes and conventions that I couldn’t imagine before. Even if nowadays Chinese people are influenced by western weddings, they still keep a lot of traditional conventions. I think that attending […]

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Ladies and gentlemen : Place your bets !

On July 3, 2012, in China Attractions, China Travel Gossip, Other Regions, by Jack Li

Macao is a little city in the South of China, in GuangDong province, on the western bank of the Pearl River Delta. This city is composed of 3 parts, the Macao peninsula which is connected to the mainland China, and 2 other islands : Taipa and Coloane. This is a charming-29km2-little city, which has nothing […]

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Under The Sea in Dalian

On July 2, 2012, in Adventure Trip, Beaches, Cultural Experience, Must-sees, Transportation, by Jack Li

Many people from China and the west have heard of Dalian which is famous as the Hong Kong of Northern China. Being a coastal city it is obvious that Dalian has some sea wildlife in the ocean next to it but what is not known by many who do not study ocean biodiversity is how […]

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Stoked For Haikou! It Might Just Be Better Than Hawaii!

On June 28, 2012, in Adventure Trip, Beaches, China Attractions, Festivals, Transportation, by Jack Li

Haikou is the capital city of Hainan Province with a population of 2,046,189. It has abundant amount of tourist destinations and historical Sites. Located on the northern edge of the Torrid Zone, Haikou has many sea beach scenic spots, like Jiari Beach, Baishamen Beach, Xixiu Beach. This city is apropriatly names “Mouth of the Sea”. […]

 

How to Spend Your Last Night in Beijing in Style

On June 27, 2012, in Beijing, Modern Architecture, Nightlife, by Jack Li

I said good bye to one of the coolest people I have ever met last night and were did he chose to bring our recently acquired group of friends but to the 80th floor of the tallest building in Beijing. This bar almost at the top of the China World Summit building is called Atmosphere and […]

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