Qingdao: A Dream Unwilling to Wake up

On August 26, 2015, in Qingdao, by Kate Liu

On August 4th, by Catherine Liu Qingdao is the city full of literary and artistic atmosphere. With peaceful sea and sunshine road, you could see historic architecture among lush trees.   As soon as you arrive in Qingdao, you could smell the flavor of sea in the air. If you get here by train, then […]

 

Which Beach do You Prefer along the Long Coast Line in Shandong?

On May 8, 2015, in Beaches, Islands, Nature Scenery, Qingdao, Shandong, Tours, by Kate Liu

Which Beach do You Prefer along the long Coast Line in Shandong? Shandong peninsula penetrates far into the Pacific Ocean. Along the long coast, there are various beaches offering different equipment and scenery for your different requirement. Which one among them is you favorite? After reading this blog, you can choose one as your destination […]

 

Qingdao badaguan

On May 8, 2015, in Parks & Gardens, Qingdao, by Kate Liu

Badaguan, is a scenery consisting of 8 street that were named after the eight great military fortifications of ancient times. With various architecture styles from more than 20 countries, such as Russia, the great Briton, France and so on, badaguan is known as the “Architecture Expo”. Inside the region, the princess mansion and the marble […]

 

Short Overview of Shandong Province

Shandong, a province full of history, beautiful landscapes and myths. Here is where Confucius grew up and three centuries later in 219 BC China’s first emperor Qin Shi Huang climbed Shandong’s highest peak to proclaim a unified empire. There is much for you to see here while you travel in China. Come climb the mountains, […]

 

Qingdao and the International Beer Festival

Have you been to the beach in China? Want to experience German flair in a Chinese city and taste a nice cold beer? Then you should for sure take a flight to Qingdao and visit this beautiful city! Especially in August Qingdao is worth to visit as the city holds every year its international beer […]

 

Zhanqiao Pier (Qingdao Zhanqiao)

On September 9, 2011, in Modern Architecture, Qingdao, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Zhanqiao Pier in Qingdao is also called Qianhai Zhanqiao, Nanhai Zhanqiao or Great Pier. It is in the south seashore of Qingdao and to the north of Qingdao Gulf. It is in the opposite of downtown Qingdao. The north part of Zhanqiao Pier is connected together with Zhongshan Road, which is a very important landmark […]

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Dazhushan Mountain Travel Tips

On September 9, 2011, in Adventure Trip, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Qingdao, Tours, by Jack Li

Ever since the Stone Gate Temple was built, people hold “mountain gathering” every year in Dazhushan Mountain. On April 8th of the lunar calendar each year, people show up in the Stone Gate Temple for a visit, to pray, or to do some shopping or selling. On this day, the smoke of incense hovers in […]

Stone Gate Temple

On September 9, 2011, in Historical Relics, Mountain Areas, Qingdao, Temples, by Jack Li

Stone Gate Temple is situated in the mountains on the north of the main height Dazhaiding Mountain. It is called Stone Gate Temple because it uses two gigantic stones as the temple gate. It was built in 1166 and it used to consist of the Great Buddha’s Hall, Heavenly King’s Hall, Bell Tower, Drum Tower […]

Qifeng Yishi

On September 9, 2011, in Cool Places, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Qingdao, by Jack Li

Qifeng Yishi means “strange-shaped boulders and rocks.” If you drive along 204 National Road past Dazhushan Mountain, you will see on the southern slope of the mountain a stone turtle climbing towards the peak. Legend has it that it used to be the gold turtle kept in the Yaochi Pool of the Queen Mother of […]

Mayi Nunnery

On September 9, 2011, in China Attractions, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Qingdao, by Jack Li

If you walk uphill from the Stone Gate Stream to the Mayi Mountain, you will see the ruins of Mayi Nunnery before your eyes. According to record, hermits of the old times had stayed here. In the cliff behind the nunnery there is a delicately made stone chamber with an arch door of two metres […]

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