Houhai lake

On August 1, 2012, in Beijing, Entertainment, Lakes, More Places of Interest, by Jack Li

If you travel to Bejing you will realize that it has a lot of pecculiarities, it has different landscapes and one of the most beautiful you can find in your Beijing tour is The Houhai lake zone. The Houhai lake zone is a district that is formed by a lake and it’s surroundings, mostly Hútòngs. […]

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Shopping at China’s Silicon Valley

The best place to buy some electronic devices in Beijing is Zhong Guan Cun. This place is located in Haidian Disctrict between the 3rd and the 4th ring road. Zhong Guan Cun is a technology hub in this dicstrict, it is very famous all around China and it is also called the China’s Silicon Valley. […]

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On July 30, 2012, in Beijing, Getting Around, More Places of Interest, by Jack Li

Beijing is a city that has changed throughout the last years. But if you travel to Beijing and you want to know how the city was hundreds of years ago, there are places where you can go and still see the traditional streets. Don’t miss it in your Beijing Tour. The Hútòngs are basically the […]

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Shadow play.

On July 27, 2012, in Activities, Entertainment, by Jack Li

If you travel to China you’ll probably see lots of things that will amaze you, but one of the most curious things you can see in your Chinese Tour is the Shadow play, or Shadow Puppetry. The Shadow play is a form of storytelling that use cut out figures that are articulated and are held […]

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The Best Western Eats in Beijing

On July 27, 2012, in Beijing, Restaurants, Restaurants & Food, by Jack Li

After having my share of delicious Chinese dishes with noodles, dumplings, and plenty of rice, a Western girl like me was starting to crave some familiar foods during my travel in Beijing. Fortunately, there are a number of wonderful restaurants in this city that offer all types of cuisine from Belgian, to Italian, to a […]


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 […]

Falling in love with Pandas

On July 25, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Getting Around, Sichuan, Travel Info, by Jack Li

I’m sure that if you wanted to travel to China or if you want to a part of the reason is because you want to see real pandas! Everyone knows that China’s most popular animal is the giant panda bear. Dragons are their favorite animal from the mythology but pandas are the Chinese national’s emblem. […]

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Lend a Helping Hand: Volunteering in Beijing

When traveling to Beijing, the first things on any foreigner’s itinerary are seeing the Great Wall, joining tours of famous sites such as the Temple of Heaven, getting some great deals at the Silk Market, and having their fair share of Peking duck. However, for who feel like doing some good for others while in […]

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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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